Forage crops are an annual crop used to fill feed gaps through the season. Cereals are primarily used to fill winter feed gaps – producing bulk feed in early winter and spring. Whilst forage brassica is typically sown in late spring/early summer to provide feed over the summer months.
|Forage cereals are an annual crop used to fill feed gaps primarily in winter. Cereals produce bulk feed in early winter and spring, but can also be cut for silage and hay later in the season.|
Forage brassicas are a valuable feed option in the summer months but can also be sown in autumn to fill winter feed gaps. Brassicas are also regularly used as crop rotations for disease management and weed control especially during pasture renovation phases.