Forage Seeds

alfalfa

Elite Forage selected for the Green Hills of Missouri.

Seventy percent of our customers responded on a recent survey that they raise cattle, so we know that quality forage is important to the area that we service.  Keeping cropland "green" with cover crop and rotational strategies to convert sunlight into forage is profitable for your livestock operation and great for your soil!  We make every attempt to keep the following items in stock with the exception of novel endophyte fescue.


2020 Forage and Cover Crops

2019 Forage and Cover Crops

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Aerial Grazing Mixes
  • High Germ, Quality Seed
  • Specially Blended for Aerial Seeding
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Alfalfa - Optimum 4.2
  • 35/35 on the disease rating index
  • Best winter hardiness score available
  • Resistant to stem nematode
Alfalfa - Resolute
  • Economical
  • Ideal for forage mixtures
  • Ideal for short duration stands
Annual Ryegrass - DH-3
New
  • Consistent forage yield throughout season
  • Improved cold tolerance
  • Quick establishment
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Bromegrass - Peak
  • Highly platable
  • Superior vigor
  • Quick recovery after cutting
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Bromegrass - Smooth
  • Hay and pasture
  • Spreads through rhizomes
  • 80% of production from first cutting
Cereal Rye
  • Most winter hardy cover crop
  • Excellent spring haylage or grazing
  • 56# bag or 40 unit MB
Clover - Crimson
  • N producing cover crop
  • Fast growing annual
  • Easy to terminate
Clover - Medium Red
  • Short lived
  • Good for short rotations
  • Economical
Clover - Pinnacle Ladino
  • High forage yields
  • Ideal for pastures
  • Drought tolerant
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Fescue - BarOptima Plus E34 Tall Fescue
Proven
  • Safe for cattle
  • Healthy reproduction
  • Stress-free management
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Forage Sorghum-AF7102
  • Drought tolerant silage option
  • Brachytic Dwarf and BMR-6
  • 85-89 day maturity
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Hairy Vetch - Purple Bounty
  • Winterhardy
  • Ability to fix large quantities of nitrogen
  • Provides a wee suppressing mulch for no-till corn and other crops
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Oats
  • Spring forage or fall cover crop
  • Grown in central illinois
  • 48# bags for 40 unit MB
Orchardgrass - Extend
  • Superior yield
  • Increased stand persistence
  • Excellent plant vigor
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Pearl Millet-Wonderleaf
  • No prussic acid concerns
  • Tolerates many pathogens
  • Excellent warm season grazing or hay
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Radish - Eco-Till
  • Reduces soil compaction
  • Improves nutrient cycling
  • Superior deep penetrating taproot
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Rapeseed
  • High yielding brassica
  • Can overwinter
  • High forage quality
Sorghum Sudangrass - AS6201
  • Economically priced BMR-6 Sorghum Sudangrass
  • Exceptional Drought Tolerance
  • Excellent Regrowth for Multiple Quality Cuts
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Sudangrass - AS9302
  • High Palatability
  • Good Seedling Vigor
  • Good forage quality potential
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Turnips - Purple Top
  • Economical
  • Ideal for cover crop
  • Easy to establish

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