Recommended Grass and Clover Lists

Recommended Grass and Clover Lists

NEW Recommended Grass and Clover Lists 2019/20, available

Hard copies are available for a small postage and handling charge - see the grass production section of our online bookshop, or by clicking here.

Download the new lists below:

Click on the icons or linked titles in green below to access each version.

You can watch a video about how to use the Recommended 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.