Recommended Grass and Clover Lists

Recommended Grass and Clover Lists

The Recommended Grass and Clover Lists 2016/17, available to download as a PDF below. 

For a small postage and handling charge you can place an order for a hard copy, under the grass production section of our online bookshop, or by clicking here.

Click on the icons or green titles below to access each resource.

You can watch a video about how to use the Reccommended Lists here.

Farmer Handbook:

This guide has been developed by our grassland experts to not only provide you with information on the varieties that have been trialled in the UK but also technical information on formulating your mix for cutting, grazing, and wet and dry areas.

Merchant Guide: 

This book is designed for merchants with more of a focus on the technical information on varieties in the list. Please contact the office if you would like a hard copy of this guide book.

Interactive spreadsheet: 

This spreadsheet has been designed so you can see the variety information in an interactive format. 

Online database: 

For users in England and Wales this online tool means that with just a few ‘clicks’ farmers are now able to select and compare the latest recommended perennial ryegrass varieties, assisting them in selecting varieties to suit their individual farm requirements. This resource is hosted by AHDB Dairy.





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Local Societies

BGS Members Use our Local Society directory to locate your nearest societies, information resources and experts on grassland farming and foraging.