Forage Crops

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.

Quick Reference Guide

Forage Cereals

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 Brassica

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.

Forage Brassica, Forage Crops, Rape

Hobson rape forage brassica is an ideal summer forage option. However, it can also be sown in autumn for quality

Rainfall

500

+

Maturity

Mid

Forage Cereals, Forage Crops

Fastfeed is a forage ryecorn that is ideal for late autumn and early winter feed when sown early. With rapid

Rainfall

450

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Maturity

Early

Forage Cereals, Forage Crops

Ezigraze forage oat is a highly tillered spring x winter oat. It can be sown early in the season without

Rainfall

500

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Maturity

Mid-late