Annual crops are a late season seeding option when used for livestock feed or ground cover. They can be grazed within four to six weeks of planting thus providing rest and recovery for your pastures or harvested as greenfeed or silage for winter feed. Generally planting prior to July 1 will ensure most crops will reach the optimum harvest stage for greenfeed or silage production. However in the event that you are not able to seed as early as desired, find in the attached article some considerations that will help you improve yields and quality.
There are also multiple articles on MAFRD’s website on greenfeed and annual crops to increase feeding flexibility:
For further information, contact your GO representative.