Help evaluating forage crop options

Help evaluating forage crop options

Friday, February 25, 2011

If you're trying to decide which forage crops to grow, a new guide, published by seed breeder Limagrain UK, is now available on paper or CD.

The 28-page comprehensive LG Forage Crop Guide contains information on main crops and catch crops including when to sow and harvest, typical yields, and nutritional content of each crop. Also included is UK performance data on the different varieties available in the market, from trials carried out by the company and the Scottish Crop Research Institute, says Limagrain UK.

The 'main crops' included in the booklet are: fodder beet, kale, swedes and forage maize. The catch crops included are: stubble turnips, forage peas, forage rape, forage rye, and forage mixtures like the company's Lamb Tonic which contains chicory and plantain.

To obtaina free copy or CD contact Limagrain UK on 01472 371471.

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