Biserrula

Characteristics:     Very good quality forage in terms of dry matter digestibility, metabolisable energy and crude protein, Tolerant to heavy grazing, High seed yield and hardseededness provide seed bank for many years.   CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS *PBR # EXCL SEEDING KG/HA RAINFALL MM/YEAR SUITED REGIONS PLANTING MONTHS SOIL Biserrula Mauro Casbah 2-5 kg 300+ W […]

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Bitter Lupins

Characteristics:     Biological weed control can be done during the vegetative growing period due to high alkaloid levels in the plant, It is an important rotational crop for soil improvement, The seed is high in protein and is often used to flush feed stock, Also used as a green manure crop.   CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS […]

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Boyds Clover

Characteristics:   Boyds clover is an annual clover which can re-establish itself, Good production is always found in wet areas alongside vlei areas and low lying fields where water logging is found, Set stocking is advised. Peak production is in spring and early summer.   CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS *PBR # EXCL SEEDING KG/HA RAINFALL MM/YEAR SUITED […]

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Crimson Clover

Characteristics:     An annual clover used for grazing and hay production as well as green manuring. The seed can vary from 30 to 70% hard coated depending on the conditions during seed production.   CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS *PBR # EXCL SEEDING KG/HA RAINFALL MM/YEAR SUITED REGIONS PLANTING MONTHS SOIL Crimson Clover Capreira Blaza Blazer 5-15 […]

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Faba Bean

Characteristics:   It is an important rotational crop with cereals, Can be used as silage with other crops in mixtures.   CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS SEEDING KG/HA RAINFALL MM/YEAR SUITED REGIONS PLANTING MONTHS SOIL  Faba Bean Fanfare Vertigo Fiesta 140 300+ The whole of South Africa Apr-May Prefer heavy soils.

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Forage Peas

Characteristics:   Forage peas are palatable and are grown for hay and silage, Although it can take low temperatures, heavy frost can reduce the formation of the pods, It has a great potential as a rotational crop in a cropping system.   CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS SEEDING KG/HA RAINFALL MM/YEAR SUITED REGIONS PLANTING MONTHS SOIL  Forage Peas […]

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Grazing Vetch

Characteristics:   Grazing vetch is a fine stemmed annual legume with a creeping/runner growth habit, Produces very good hay and does not cause bloat, Combines well with cereal crops to make good quality hay and silage.   CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS *PBR # EXCL SEEDING KG/HA RAINFALL MM/YEAR SUITED REGIONS PLANTING MONTHS SOIL  Grazing Vetch # Max […]

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Medics

Characteristics:   Medics are well adapted to grazing, Set stocking is normally advised, As a result of the high protein content of the plant material and the dry pods which are eaten during the summer months good animal performance is obtained, Medics is also an outstanding rotational crop with cereals and the advantages are the […]

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Pink Serradella

Characteristics:   Serradella is a prostrate to semi-erect growing annual legume plant, It has a deep, well developed root system which can produce roots up to 1 metre in length, Pink Serradella is not hardseeded and can germinate earlier than expected, This makes it harder to re-establish itself naturally unless there is some summer rain […]

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Purple Vetch

Characteristics:   Purple vetch is a fine stemmed annual legume with an upright growth habit, Produces very good hay and does not cause bloat, Combines well with cereal crops to make good quality hay and silage, The plant is stronger and more hairy than the other vetches.   CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS *PBR # EXCL SEEDING KG/HA RAINFALL […]

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Rose Clover

Characteristics:     Rose clover is an anuual clover, which can re-establish itself. Set stocking is recommended, with stock just being removed while the plant is flowering to facilitate better seed production.   CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS *PBR # EXCL SEEDING KG/HA RAINFALL MM/YEAR SUITED REGIONS PLANTING MONTHS SOIL  Rose Clover # Sola Hykon Drilled 5 Broadcast […]

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Subterranean Clovers

Characteristics:   Subterranean clovers are well adapted to grazing. Set stocking is normally advised. As a result of the high protein content of the plant material and the dry pods which are eaten during the summer months, good animal performance is obtained. It is an outstanding rotational crop with cereal and the advantages are the […]

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Sweet Lupin (broad leaf)

Characteristics:   The white lupin is an annual legume, which has a very erect growth habit with a thick woody main stem and a strong taproot. It is an important rotational crop with cereals. It has an excellent feeding value for stock. The pod is not like the bitter lupin and does not shatter easily. […]

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Sweet Lupin (yellow flower)

Characteristics:   A very important rotational crop with cereals. The seed is also sweet and of high protein content, making it a very good fodder crop for stock. The pods do not shatter easily and is ideal for silage mixtures.   CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS *PBR # EXCL SEEDING KG/HA RAINFALL MM/YEAR SUITED REGIONS PLANTING MONTHS SOIL  […]

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Sweet Lupins (narrow leaf)

Characteristics:   It is an important rotational crop for soil improvement. The seed is high in protein and is often used to flush feed stock. Also used as a green manure crop. Less prone to shattering.   CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS *PBR # EXCL SEEDING KG/HA RAINFALL MM/YEAR SUITED REGIONS PLANTING MONTHS SOIL  Sweet Lupins (narrow leaf) […]

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Sweet Vetch

Characteristics:   Sweet vetch is a fine stemmed annual legume with an upright growth habit. Produces very good hay and does not cause bloat. Combines well with cereal crops to make good quality hay and silage.   CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS *PBR # EXCL SEEDING KG/HA RAINFALL MM/YEAR SUITED REGIONS PLANTING MONTHS SOIL  Sweet Vetch Blanchefleur Lanquedoc […]

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Yellow Serradella

Characteristics:   Serradella is a prostrate to semi-erect growing annual legume plant. It has a deep, well developed root system. Yellow Serradella has a hard-coated seed, making it possible to reestablish itself naturally. Can be mixed with Pink Serradella in initial year. It is very good as a grazing-hay and silage producing crop. Combines well […]

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