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Forage

Flying A

Common Name
Annual Ryegrass
Species
Lolium multiflorum
Uses
Hay
Pasture
Silage

Flying A was developed from specially selected genetics that are widely adapted to various soil and climatic conditions. With the stockman in mind, Flying A was bred for higher yield of palatable forage. An earlier maturing variety, Flying A establishes quickly and will transition quickly in the spring to allow warm season grasses to flourish early. Flying A is logical choice to include in a progressive forage production program. 

  • Excellent Early Forage 
  • Fast Establishment 
  • Quick Spring Transition 
  • Adapted to Intensive Grazing 
  • Consistent Performance 
  • Listed on Four Continents 
  • Widely Adapted to Various Conditions  

Details

  • Annual ryegrass can be planted almost year around. As long as nighttime temperatures are above 40 degrees and daytime temperatures are above 55 degrees, adequate germination and growth can be accomplished. Fall ... South: September through March, depending on location. Fall ... North: August through October. Spring: As soon as the temperatures are adequate. Can be frost seeded. If overseeding warm-season pastures, mow or graze warm-season grasses short before planting annual ryegrass to aid in establishment.

Trials

  • Louisiana Statewide

    2008-2010

    Flying A 9,578
    Marshall 9,209
    TAM 90 9,201
    Gulf 9,082
    Jackson 8,932
  • Overton, TX

    2013-2015

    Flying A 7,629
    Marshall 7,412
    Lonestar 7,235
    TAM 90 6,754
    Gulf 6,515
  • Tifton, GA

    2014-2015

    Flying A 10,834
    Marshall 10,446
    Fria 9,939
    Lonestar 9,707
    Grazer 9,179
  • Winnsboro, LA

    2012-2013

    Flying A 10,183
    Marshall 9,130
    Lonestar 9,037
    Fria 8,934
    Gulf 8,162

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