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Annual Ryegrass Performance in Mississippi: Long-Term Yield Production

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Publication Number: P3130
Updated: September 25, 2017
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Annual ryegrass is the most important and versatile cool-season annual grass for livestock producers in Mississippi. In pasture and hay systems, annual ryegrass is a popular forage because of its ease of establishment, high nutritive value, high yields, and adaptability to a wide range of soil types. There are approximately 550,000 acres planted in Mississippi annually, either in a prepared seedbed or over-seeded into perennial, warm-season grasses.

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