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Forage Grasses

Whatever you are planting, Elk Mound Seed has an answer. With 10 different forage grasses and five different grass seed mixes EMS has everything to accomplish your planting goals.

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Grass Mixes

Grass Pasture Mix – 25# / $74.95

  • Suitable for horses, beef cattle, and dry cowsorder-online
  • Once established, it is extremely traffic tolerant
  • Seeding rate – 25lbs/acre
  • 35% Kentucky Bluegrass, 25% Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass, 15% Alfalfa, 15% Timothy, 10% Orchardgrass

Stockmaster Mix – 25# / $69.95

  • The top varieties combined in this grass mix are selected for vigorous growth, digestibility and persistenceorder-online
  • Expect good production under less ideal conditions
  • Can be considered as a hayfield when established
  • Seeding rate – 25-30 lbs/acre
  • 35% Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass, 35% Festulolium,15% Late Orchardgrass, 15% Tall Fescue

Waterway Mix – 25# / $69.95

  • Quick to establishorder-online
  • Special order larger quantities only
  • Suitable for ditches, abandoned roadways and field roads with waterways
  • Seeding rate – 30 lbs/acre
  • 25% Annual Ryegrass, 5% Smooth Bromegrass, 23% Tall Fescue, 15% Timothy, 9% Kentucky Bluegrass, 8% Perennial Ryegrass, 5% Alsike Clover, 5% Orchardgrass. 5% Reed Canarygrass

Reclaimers Mix – 25# / $69.95

  • Incorporate with winter damaged alfalfa for quick and palatable grassesorder-online
  • Dairy, beef, and sheep all benefit from these grasses
  • Seeding rate – 30 lbs/acre
  • 50% Italian Ryegrass, 45% Festulolium, 5% Meadow Bromegrass

Grasses

Tall Fescue – 50# / $109

  • A medium maturing, high yielding tall fescue
  • A perennial bunch-grass
  • Excellent seedling vigor
  • The Arkshield patented technology has smart endophytic fungus inside the seed
  • Endophyte’s that help fight disease but are not bad for feeding
  • Seed at 25 lbs/acre (4-8 lbs/acre in mixes)

Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass – 50# / $109

  • Produces a more open growth (less ground cover)
  • A perennial bunch-grass
  • A high percentage of sugars in its forage
  • Highly digestible and strong regrowth
  • High energy grass with excellent winter hardiness
  • Seed at 30-40 lbs/acre (5-15 lbs/acre in mixes)

Festulolium – 50# / $119

  • Derived from hybrids Italian ryegrass and meadow fescue
  • A perennial bunch-grass
  • Has the winter hardiness and disease resistance of meadow fescue
  • High nutritive value and seaon-long productiviy
  • Seed at 25-30 lbs/acre (5-10 lbs/acre in mixes)

Smooth Bromegrass – 50# / $169

  • Extremely hardy, long-lived and a well adapted grass
  • Can be grazed and cut for hay or silage
  • Forms solid sod – suitable for roadways and waterways
  • Capable of higher yields under extreme heat and drought
  • Seed at 12-16 lbs/acre (6-8 lbs/acre in mixes)

Meadow Bromegrass – 50# / $199

  • Bunch like, long-lived perennial grass
  • No, or very little, rhizomes
  • Becomes ready for grazing 7-10 days before smooth bromegrass
  • Productivity does not decline after several cuttings
  • Seed at 12-16 lbs/acre (6-8 lbs/acre in mixes)

Orchardgrass – 50# / $179

  • Moderately hardy, bunch-type grass
  • Regrows quickly and is commonly mixed with alfalfa
  • Performs well with smooth bromegrass and reed canarygrass
  • Seed at 10-15 lbs/acre (4-8 lbs/acre in mixes)

Late Orchardgrass- 50# / $199

  • A later maturing variety of Orchardgrass
  • A perennial bunch-grass
  • Makes a more palatable forage when used for hay
  • Leafy and high quality with good summer production
  • Low lignin variety
  • Seed at 10-15 lbs/acre (4-8 lbs/acre in mixes)

Italian Ryegrass- 50# / $79

  • A perennial under the right conditions
  • Excellent spring, summer and fall productivity
  • Great seedling vigor
  • It is recommended to plant only late maturing varieties
  • Seed at 30-35 lbs/acre (4-5 lbs/acre in mixes)

Timothy – 50# / $69

  • Very hardy, bunch-grass
  • Primarily mixed with red clover
  • Best adapted to cooler climates
  • Has good disease resistance
  • Seed at 8-10 lbs/acre (2-4 lbs/acre in mixes)

Reed Canarygrass – 50# / ASK

  • Can be harvested as pasture or hay
  • Adapts very well to wet soils
  • For highest forage quality harvest at vegetative stage
  • Seed at 8-10 lbs/acre (6 lbs/acre in mixes)

Meadow Fescue – 50# / $169

  • A perennial bunch-grass
  • Very winter hardy
  • Slender, long leaves and more palatable than tall fescue
  • Performs better than most grasses under hot, dry conditions.
  • Seed at 18-20 lbs/acre (6-12 lbs/acre in mixes)