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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

Forage and Turf Seed Production Market Update

Posted: Sep 16, 2021

Growing forage and turf seed is a great way not only to diversify the risk and spread out your farm workload, but to also be able to take advantage of two separate uses from a single field – income from the seed crop, and also the straw and forage regrowth that is produced as a by-product in some crops.

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Growing Annual Ryegrass for More than Forage

Posted: Sep 01, 2021

With Scott Davie

Annual ryegrass has been grown for forage production by farmers in Western Canada for many years, but when it comes to seed production, it’s typically been an afterthought.

However, you may want to rethink that approach and start taking a closer look at what annual ryegrass has to offer, says Scott Davie, a Seed Production Specialist with BrettYoung.

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