MIX II and III
Temporary
Pastures

High Yield & Quality all year long

BIODIVERSE MIXTURE OF SEEDS FOR MULTI-CUT TEMPORARY GRASSLANDS (GRAZING AND/OR CUT AND CARRY)

Characteristics

. Designed exclusively for cooler and moister areas and dairy production units, in the northern Iberian Peninsula.

. MIX II – biennial mixture exclusively for cutting (hay, silage or cut and carry).

. MIX III – mixture lasting 3 to 4 years, designed for mixed use for cutting and/or grazing. Supports intensive grazing.

Reasons for sowing

. High forage production all year.

. Rich in energy, protein and high digestibility, reducing costs of feeding systems based on concentrate feeds.

. Fixes atmospheric nitrogen – reduction in costs of nitrogen fertilization.

. The best solution for forage production for cutting between 2 and 4 years.

. Fast initial growth.

. Complementarity of production in the different seasons.

. Good quality feed for several years.

MIX II and MIX III Handling

First year

. The first cut* (by grazing or mechanical) done 2-3 months after sowing, allows improvement in grassland’s homogeneity and controls weeds, improving its floristic composition.

  * Whenever the vegetative development of the grassland justifies it.

Second year and following years

. The winter rest (or reduction of stocking) from mid-November to February increases forage production.

. From March to October several cuts can be made, at intervals of 2-3 months, for high quality silage or hay. Increasing cut frequency helps to stimulate the grassland and to improve weed control.

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