Italian Ryegrasses by Barenbrug

Italian ryegrass provides excellent quality forage for up to two years, depending on climate and available moisture. Due to its quick regrowth, very early development in spring and prolonged growing period in the fall this species usually has greater overall productivity than other cool seson grasses. When planted in the spring, Italian ryegrass will not go to seed in the first season. This results in high quality forage production without the low quality stems and seed heads during the first year. Recently, Italian ryegrass has been recognized as the perfect rotation crop for plow down or emergency feed. Crops that follow a stand of Italian ryegrass also show higher yields, compared to other green manure crops.

Barextra

Italian Ryegrass

  • High yielding 
  • Winter hardy
  • Rust resistance
  • Persistent

Barextra is a new and exciting Italian ryegrass variety. Barextra has shown impressive performance in university trials throughout the Midwest. It is a high yielding, winter-hardy tetraploid variety with superior rust resistance. It is more persistent than other Italian ryegrasses making it suitable for both mechanical harvesting and grazing.

Specifications
Seeding Rate:
35-40 lbs./acre
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