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Annual Forages

Annual forages are commonly used for hay, silage or pasture to compliment perennial forage production, or use as emergency feed.

Click on the species/variety list below or use the right-side menu for more details.

Group Variety Features
Sillage/ Grazing/ Greenfeed Sorghum Sudangrass

• Triazine tolerant
• High yields

Millet

• Very good for swath grazing
• Prefers warm growing conditions

Grazing/ Cover Crop Forage Radish

• In season and late season grazing
• Soil improvement

Turnip

• In season and late season grazing
• Prefers cool growing conditions

Pea/Oat Forage Mixture Sprint Maxx

• Superior forage yield
• Excellent forage quality

Pea/Triticale Forage Mix Tripper Maxx

• Superior forage yield
• Excellent forage quality

 

Recent BY PLUS notes

Welcome Justine Cornelsen

Posted: Jan 17, 2022

It’s a new year, and we’re very excited to welcome a new member to our team here at BrettYoung.

Justine Cornelsen has come on board as our Agronomic and Regulatory Services Manager. You may already recognize Justine’s name from her time with the Canola Council of Canada where she worked for nearly eight years as an Agronomy Specialist.  Justine has also had a presence in some of our previous editions of BY PLUS notes as a canola management expert.

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Grower Review: Perennial Ryegrass

Posted: Jan 17, 2022

Paul Mcintosh, owner of Mcintosh Farm in Lac du Bonnet, admits there were some anxious moments on his farm during the summer of 2021. Aside from the odd sprinkle, the region received no significant rainfall between June 12 and Aug. 12 — he can’t recall many summers as dry as the one that just passed.

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Farming is a Team Effort, and so is Mental Health

Posted: Jan 12, 2022

With Lesley Kelly

Mental health is an under-discussed topic in the agriculture industry. Farm related stress, isolation and anxiety can run high, especially during the pandemic, and many growers may not be giving themselves the attention and self-care they need.

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