BarElite is the latest release from the Barenbrug breeding program which is already well known for its soft leaf tall fescues. BarElite was selected in the US after multiple screening trials. It has a unique combination of high forage yield but still impressive digestibility values. BarElite is highly suited for producers who seek to produce and utilize high RFQ value forage. BarElite is a component of STF-43.
Tall fescue is a very adaptable species and grows well in dry or wet conditions. It is also winter-hardy and persistent. Tall fescue grows early in the spring and has the potential for high dry-matter production with Nitrogen fertilization. Tall fescue is a good choice for wetlands.