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Other Legumes

A Complete Portfolio of Legumes

BrettYoung offers a number of bloat free legume and clover varieties for hay and pasture uses. Click on the species/variety list below or use the right-side menu for more details.

Group Intended Use Species Rooting Habit Plant Type Winter Hardiness
Bloat Free Legume Pasture Birdsfoot Trefoil Tap Root with branches Low growing Moderate to Good
Cicer Milkvetch Creeping root Upright Very High
Sainfoin Tap root Upright Good
Clover Hay & Pasture Aurora
​Alsike Clover
Branched Low growing Good
Wildcat Double Cut Red Clover Tap root with branches Upright Moderate
Red Clover Single Cut Tap root with branches Upright Moderate
Sweet Clover (Yellow & White Blossom) Tap root Upright Good
Norgold Yellow Blossom
Sweet Clover
Tap root Upright Good
Pasture White Clover Rhizomatous Low growing Good

 

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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