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Grasses

Full Line of Forage Grasses

Improved grass varieties are an important component of most hay and pasture stands. They add to the productivity, yield, quality and production timing of most mixtures. BrettYoung is continually working with variety developers to offer a complete portfolio of improved varieties of all grass species to meet your specific production needs.

Selecting the right grass for your situation is critical to the successful establishment and management of your hay or pasture stands. Our territory managers are pleased to work with you to make the best choices for your specific needs.

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

GROUP SPECIES/ VARIETY TYPICAL USE PLANT TYPE PRODUCTION PERIOD WINTER HARDINESS
Ryegrass Annual Ryegrass Bigbang Hay & Pasture Basal Mid to Late Summer, Fall Annual
Italian Ryegrass Fabio Hay & Pasture Basal Mid to Late Summer, Fall Annual
Bromegrasses Meadow Fleet Hay & Pasture Basal Early Spring - Late Summer Good
Hybrid Bigfoot Hay & Pasture Basal & Elongating Spring - Late Summer Good
Smooth Carlton Hay & Pasture Elongating Mid Spring - Mid Summer Excellent
Fescues Creeping Red Boreal Hay & Pasture Basal Spring - Fall Excellent
Fescues Meadow Hay & Pasture Basal Spring - Fall Fair to Good
Tall Fescues Riding Brand Hay & Pasture Basal Spring - Fall Fair to Good
Cowgirl Hay & Pasture Basal Spring - Fall Fair to Good
Orchardgrasses AC Killarney Hay & Pasture Basal Spring - Fall Excellent
Benchmark Plus Hay & Pasture Basal Spring - Fall Very Good
Glacier Brand Hay & Pasture Basal Spring - Fall Good​
Timothy Promesse Hay & Pasture Basal Spring - Summer Good
Summergraze Hay & pasture Basal Spring - Summer Good to Excellent
Wheatgrass Fairway Type Hay & Pasture Basal Early Spring Excellent
Standard Type Hay & Pasture Basal Early Spring Excellent
Intermediate Hay & Pasture Basal Early Spring Excellent
Northern Hay & Pasture Elongating Mid Spring - Mid Summer Good
Pubescent Hay & Pasture Elongating Spring - Summer Good
Slender Hay & Pasture Elongating Mid Spring - Summer Good
Tall Hay & Pasture Basal Late Spring - Mid Summer Excellent
Western Hay & Pasture Elongating Spring - Fall Excellent
Wildrye Dahurian Wildrye Hay & Pasture Bunchgrass Spring - Fall Good
Russian Wildrye Hay & Pasture Bunchgrass Early Spring - Mid Summer Excellent
Miscellaneous Creeping Foxtail Pasture Basal Spring - Fall Very Good
Kentucky Bluegrass Pasture Basal Spring - Fall Excellent
Meadow Foxtail Pasture Basal Early Spring - Fall Good
Reed Canarygrass Hay & Pasture Elongating Spring - Summer Good
Perennial Ryegrass Lactal Hay & Pasture Bunchgrass Mid - late Summer, Fall Poor