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Traditional Hay Maker - Long Term Hay Ley - 70% ORGANIC

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This traditional hay meadow mix is very long lasting, although slower to establish than a straight ryegrass ley, it will go on to provide good quality, bulky hay crops with low disease levels for many years. Once cut it can be used for aftermath grazing.

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

Contents per Acre%kg
certifed ABERWOLF ORGANIC perennial ryegrass39.25.100
certified PARDUS meadow fescue30.03.900
certified PRESTO ORGANIC timothy23.13.000
certified LAURA ORGANIC meadow fescue7.71.000
Units AcHaKg

£103.69 / Acre

Sowing rate: 13.0kg/acre (32.5kg/ha)

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Bottom Grass 70% ORGANIC (2 Kg) £13.00/Acre
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White Clover 70% ORGANIC (1 Kg) £20.25/Acre
More InfoAdd white clover to increase or introduce nitrogen fixation, improve forage quality, persistence and ground cover.
Red Clover 70% ORGANIC (1 Kg) £10.30/Acre
More InfoAdd red clover to your mix to increase nitrogen fixation and yield, and to diversify your clover content.
Herbs Mixture (0.5 Kg) £8.69/Acre
More InfoThis mixture has been designed to be added to long term pasture mixtures and provides minerals and trace elements
Beneficial Soil Microbes for plant nutrition (0.5 Kg) £13.60/Acre
More InfoRe-introduce lost biology back into your soil by using 'Beneficial Soil Microbes'. Healthy soils require key pioneer microbe species in order to support maximum plant performance, and transfer key nutrients, such as Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium to your crops. Years of intensive farming can destroy these important microbe populations, so re-establishing them can play an important part in the recovery of your soil's fertility. Read more here: https://www.biolevel.net/
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Grass

Meadow Fescue

One of the larger fescues this is a valuable grazing grass which can also be made into hay. Recent thinking has altered the Latin so that the flat leaved fescues (meadow fescue and tall fescue) have been given their own genus, separate from the finer leaved fescues.

Meadow Fescue Species Guide  Buy Meadow Fescue Straight

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Perennial Ryegrass

Perennial ryegrass is the most commonly grown productive grass in the UK, used particularly for livestock grazing and forage. It has been the subject of plant breeding for over 60 years, ensuring there are a wide range of perennial ryegrass varieties available commercially.

Perennial Ryegrass Species Guide  Buy Perennial Ryegrass Straight

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Timothy

Possibly the most important and flexible grass species which is used both environmentally and agriculturally. It is a very common species found in pasture throughout the UK. It retains its verdure longer than most grasses and although similar to smaller cats tail, it is larger in size with wider leaves and a longer spike like panicle.

Timothy Species Guide  Buy Timothy Straight

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