Milkway

Meadow Fescue

  • Effective fiber
  • High energy
  • Highest quality perennial forage 
  • Improve butterfat and milk yield 

As a blend of late maturing soft leaf tall fescues and meadow fescue varieties, Milkway performs well as a standalone hay crop or as an excellent companion with alfalfa. Combining high yielding meadow fescues with extremely digestible soft leaf tall fescues, Milkway provides exceptionally high NDFd and thus an improved rate of digestion, while the soft leaf tall fescues provide stable NDF and NDFd throughout the season. Milkway in a dairy TMR can improve milk production 5%–15% over traditional wheat straw diets. Milkway brings increased production and high quality forage to your hay and pasture fields.

 

Milkway is part of our NutriFiber® family of products. 

Specifications
Seeding Rate
25 lbs/acre
Meadow Fescue

Although very popular in Canada, meadow fescue is seldom used in the USA. This species deserves a better place in the USA forage market. It grows under cool, moist conditions, and tolerates wet and occasionally flooded soils. Once established, it also performs well under drier conditions for making hay or silage. On good soils, meadow fescue surpasses perennial ryegrass in summer production. Meadow fescue is also a good companion to grow with...

Although very popular in Canada, meadow fescue is seldom used in the USA. This species deserves a better place in the USA forage market. It grows under cool, moist conditions, and tolerates wet and occasionally flooded soils. Once established, it also performs well under drier...

Although very popular in Canada, meadow fescue is seldom used in the USA. This species deserves a better place in the USA forage market. It grows under cool, moist conditions, and tolerates wet and occasionally flooded soils. Once established, it also performs well under drier conditions for making hay or silage. On good soils, meadow fescue surpasses perennial ryegrass in summer production. Meadow fescue is also a good companion to grow with alfalfa.

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