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Takes the pressure and keeps on producing

We’re proud to offer the most recent commercially available ryegrass varieties from the outstanding University of Florida ryegrass breeding program. Why? Because these high-yield, rust- and disease-resistant tetraploid varieties deliver the proven results you need.

Prine is a big yielding, late-maturing, disease resistant, tetraploid ryegrass. Perfect for winter grazing pastures in the southeast US, Prine performs well in university yield trials, as well as grazing studies. Prine yields high quality, winter forage for livestock, establishes easily, and can be grazed aggressively.

For your investment, there is no better combination of quality and yield. Help your pasture perform at its prime—only with Prine.

Specifications

Seed Species: Tetraploid ryegrass

Coverage Area: 1.5 acres

Mature Height: 36 inches

Where to use:

Pastureland for Winter grazing.

When to use:

Plant in September through November and forage will persist until late Spring to early Summer.

How to use:

  1. Take a soil sample
  2. Plant in prepared bed in early fall at a rate of 35 lbs/acre or overseed later as summer grass begins to go dormant
  3. Adequate moisture is required for proper germination
  4. Apply nitrogen fertilizer as needed after emergence

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