2018 Grass Seed range

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Tantallon

OUTSTANDING 2-3 YEAR MIXTURE FOR INTENSIVE CUTTING & GRAZING

  • Excellent forage quality.
  • Up to three silage cuts a year.
  • Excellent aftermath grazing.
  • Persistency and compatibility of growth are ensured by only combining hybrids with intermediate perennials.
  • Regular winner of national and regional grassland silage competitions.
  • Requires careful management to ensure optimum grazing height

Red Tantallon

HIGH PROTEIN 2-3 YEAR INTENSIVE CUTTING MIXTURE

  • For silage only (big bale or clamp).
  • Designed to produce high protein silage to replace bought in proteins.
  • Up to three silage cuts a year.
  • The clover will reduce bought in nitrogen fertiliser.
  • Addition of white clover to add persistency to the legume content.
  • Excellent for fattening lambs on the aftermath.
  • Specific varieties selected to increase sugar content which assists in the fermentation of the low sugar red clover

Duart

The leafy, high energy all ryegrass mixture

  • Produces outstanding energy and protein levels
  • Duart contains a high proportion of the new generation high sugar grasses
  • A high percentage of later perennials allows greater flexibility in cutting date.
  • Varieties have been selected for high D values and late heading characteristics.
  • Excellent ground cover and persistency.
  • This mixture has won a number of silage competitions.
  • The silage from Duart is ideal for mixing with maize silage or wholecrop.
  • Contains the best varieties from the breeders Germinal Holding (formerly BSH) and Barenbrug.

Edzell

The long term dual purpose mixture

  • Contains the top later heading perennials with a high leaf to stem ratio ensuring high quality silage.
  • Produces excellent silage for beef and sheep.
  • A mixture similar to Mingary but with a greater emphasis on cutting.
  • Edzell is designed to persist over many years and varieties have therefore been selected with good all round winter hardiness and persistency.
  • Available with CAST coated clover blend

Dundas

THE VERY BEST MEDIUM/LONG TERM MIXTURE SUITABLE FOR BOTH CUTTING & GRAZING

  • This mixture produces a dense and highly productive sward.
  • Using the top intermediates ensures heavy silage cuts.
  • Full seasonal production from the combination of first choice varieties.
  • Unique combination of grasses that exploit seasonal growth.
  • Rotational clover blend is included to maximise production and livestock performance.
  • Increased clover content available.
  • Available with CAST coated clover blend

Rejuvenation

THE MIXTURE TO PUT NEW LIFE AND VIGOUR INTO AGEING SWARDS

 

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Grass is still a dairy farmers most cost effective feed in the North West of England, its flexible , you can Graze it in situ or Conserve it for later use. On a recent trip to Ireland I learnt that the more a dairy farm moves away from achieving yield from forage the more the margins are hit in a downward way.

Agscope ltd has over many years worked with Watson Seeds and Germinal Seeds to provide its clients with Quality grass seed mixtures and forage crops.

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These are just a few examples of mixtures available,

Other forage crop options are Redstart and Swift ,(Hybrid Kale /Rape) these offer excellent forage dry matter through the winter months, they are great pioneer crops before grass reseeds and are a serious consideration in terms of reducing the need for bought in concentrates.

07976 561557 or james@agscope.co.uk

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