OR Byrons Grazing Mix

$6.13 per lb
Total (50 lbs): $306.50

Certified Organic Byrons Grazing Pasture Mix from Byron Seeds is the most sold in his category for high producing livestock including dairy, grass finished beef, and goats.

Out of stock

Weight: 50 lbs Seed Rate: 25 to 35 lbs/acre Stock Status: Out of stock Zones: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Brand: SKU: 998-OMX12

Product Description

A Certified Organic managed grazing mixture for good soils A highly palatable mixture of late-heading, winter-hardy, organic perennial ryegrasses, soft organic orchardgrasses, organic clovers and organic meadow fescue. Excellent for high producing livestock including dairy, grass finished beef, and goats. Ideal for good soils that have high fertility. This mixture has excellent winter hardiness.

  • Our best seller north of I-70
  • Winterhardy
  • Exceptional quality
  • Needs fertile soils
  • Grazing or balage

Pasture Mixes

Using pasture mixes on your farm is a smart move. They’re versatile and more forgiving to adverse soil and climate conditions than monocultures. Mixes usually provide better nutrition and yield across the growing season. However, pastures need good management to be able to optimize the potential. Regular mowing and fertilizing are just as important as rotational grazing in maintaining a proper pasture balance.

Establishment

An early fall planting is best seeding or drilled 1/4 inch deep into a well prepared seed bed. If a seeder or drill is not available, the seed can be broadcast and rolled firm with a cultipacker. Make sure weeds are controlled before establishment. Spring planting is possible but competition must be suppressed. Most of the upper Midwest is Spring planted.

Management

Use the equivalent of about 40 pounds of N to kick-start the seedlings. Clip the pasture when the seedlings are about 6 to 8 inches high to encourage density. Do not graze until firmly rooted. Rotational grazing is best to promote persistence. Manure or fertilizer in the fall will help with winterhardiness.

Certified Organic

Organic seeds are grown by certified organic growers that adhere to the strict organic practices required by the Organic Food Production Act of 1990. No chemical fertilizer, pesticides, insecticides, fungicides, or herbicides are allowed in the production of this seed. Genetic purity is maintained throughout the production, processing, and packaging of this seed. Organic certificate available upon request.


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