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Rye (Secale cereale)

Ref: RYE

Also known as grazing or cereal rye, it is one of the most effective crops for reducing N leaching over the winter. It makes good autumn growth and is therefore one of the best winter green manures. It will also give the earliest spring growth, typically used for early spring grazing. Not to be confused with Ryegrass. RYE NOW SOLD OUT

Persistence (0-10 Years)
               
Yield (0-20 T DM/Ha)
                                   
Grazing Suitability (1-5)
     
Cutting Suitability (1-5)
     

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Sowing rate: 75.0kg/acre (187.5kg/ha)

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Rye

Also known as grazing or cereal rye, this is one of the most effective crops for reducing nitrogen leaching over the winter and it also has good early winter growth, making it one of the best winter green manures. It will also give the earliest spring growth, which may be used for clean early spring grazing. It should not be confused with Ryegrass, as this is a different species, with different characteristics

Rye Species Guide

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