Seasonal characteristics of perennial ryegrass

Fact sheets to help farmers understand the nutritive characteristics of perennial ryegrass (PRG) and the seasonal changes in pasture quality.

The fact sheets are provided by Agriculture Victoria and can also be found on their website http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/agriculture/dairy/tools-and-resources.

Seasonal nutritive characteristics of perennial ryegrass

Understanding seasonal supply of nutrients from perennial ryegrass can aid in the formulation of optimal diets for grazing dairy cows.

Download the 'Seasonal nutritive characteristics of perennial ryegrass' fact sheet.

Seasonal perennial ryegrass nutritive characteristics: Gippsland

Gippsland farmers can use this information to formulate optimal diets for grazing dairy cows in their region, to complement the nutrients from grazed pasture with appropriate supplementary grain in the dairy.

Download the 'Seasonal perennial ryegrass nutritive characteristics: Gippsland' fact sheet.

Seasonal nutritive characteristics of perennial ryegrass - Northern Victoria

A greater understanding of the nutritive characteristics of PRG cultivars during each season can allow farmers in northern Victoria to optimise the diet of their cows to match the supply of nutrients from supplementary concentrates with that from the pasture.

Download the 'Seasonal nutritive characteristics of perennial ryegrass - Northern Victoria' fact sheet.

Seasonal perennial ryegrass nutritive characteristics: south-west Victoria

A greater understanding of the nutritive characteristics of PRG cultivars in south-west Victoria during each season can allow farmers to optimise the diet of their cows to match the supply of nutrients from supplementary concentrates with that from the pasture grazed by their cows.

Download the 'Seasonal perennial ryegrass nutritive characteristics: south-west Victoria' fact sheet.