Download the 2016 Alfalfa and Forage Product Guide

If there is a need to replant a field of Beck's elite alfalfa, as determined by a Beck's representative, Beck's will furnish the seed and royalties FREE.

We will attempt to provide the same product for replant as customer originally planted. Substitutions of some products may be necessary. Replant must be planted in the same crop year as originally planted.


Alfalfa

 

Alfalfa and Forages

Alfalfa and forages are an essential part of nutritional plans for livestock operations. As always, Beck's Hybrids sources the best forages for quality and yield.

Alfalfa

Elite Alfalfas treated with Escalate® yield enhancement system

Brand Fall Dormancy Winter-hardiness Disease Resistance Regrowth Special Characteristics
Armour 4.2 2.2 30 Fast Genuity® Roundup Ready®
Caliber 4.0 2.0 30 Very Fast Outstanding Forage Quality
Contender 5.5 1.9 30 Very Fast Superior agronomic performance
Fierce 4.0 2.0 30 Very Fast Fast Regrowth
LeafGuard II 4.0 2.0 30 Medium Leaf Hopper Protection

Forages

Beck's Forage Mixes

Brand Characteristics
Beck's Ultimate Hay & Pasture Mix <p>Multi-purpose hay and pasture mix that you can depend on to provide top quality forage for years to come. </p> <ul> <li>45% Beck's LeafGuard II Alfalfa</li> <li>32% Gallant Extra Medium Red Clover</li> <li>12% Kootenai Timothy </li> <li>11% Orca Orchardgrass </li> <li>Seeding Rate: 25 - 30 lbs. per acre.</li> </ul>
Beck's Pasture Mix <p>This mix features varieties of grass that have excelled at the Universtiy of Kentucky and University of Findlay horse grazing trials.  Beck's Horse Pasture Mix is very palatable and persistant, is endophyte-free, and "horse safe."</p> <ul> <li>40% Teckapo Orchardgrass</li> <li>20% Perseus Festolium</li> <li>20% Power Tetreploid Perennial Ryegrass</li> <li>10% Kootenai Timothy</li> <li>10% Ginger Kentucky Bluegrass</li> <li>Seeding Rate: 35 - 50 lbs. per acre.</li> </ul>
Beck's All-Grass Forage Mix <p>A very high yielding and high quality all-grass mix.  This Endophyte-free mix works very well for rotational grazing and hay production.  </p> <ul> <li>30% Power Perennial Ryegrass</li> <li>25% Preval Meadow Bromegrass</li> <li>20% Orca Orchardgrass</li> <li>20% Kootenai Timothy</li> <li>5%  MacBeth Meadow Bromegrass</li> <li>Seeding Rate: 30 - 35 lbs. per acre.</li> </ul>
Beck's Alfa-Partner Grass Mix <p>This mix includes two high yielding, endophyte-free grasses that complement any stand of alfalfa.  These grasses are not too aggressive, yet they are very productive and improve palatability for all classes of animals that eat hay. </p> <ul> <li>50% Preval Meadow Fescue</li> <li>50% Late Mate II Orchardgrass</li> <li>Seeding Rate: 3 - 10 lbs. per acre.</li> </ul>
Beck's Water Way Mix <p>This mix offers a combination of a fast emerging perennial ryegrass for quick establishment, and Bull Tall Fescue for long persistence.</p> <ul> <li>45% Bull Tall Fescue</li> <li>45% Perenial Ryegrass</li> <li>10% Creeping Red Fescue</li> <li>Seeding Rate: 40 - 50 lbs. per acre.</li> </ul>

Beck's Forage Seed

Brand Characteristics
Medium Red Clover <ul> <li>Seeding Rate: 10 - 12 lbs. per acre alone.</li> <li>6 - 8 lbs. when sown with grasses.</li> </ul>
Three Year Medium Red Clover <ul> <li>Seeding Rate: 10 - 12 lbs. per acre alone.</li> <li>6 - 8 lbs. when sown with grasses.</li> </ul>
Oats <ul> <li>Seeding Rate: 30 - 35 lbs. per acre mixed.</li> <li>A great companion and nurse crop. </li> </ul>
Bull Tall Fescue -Endophyte Free <ul> <li>Seeding Rate: 15 - 20 lbs. per acre.</li> </ul>
Kentucky 31 Tall Fescue <ul> <li>Seeding Rate: 15 - 20 lbs. per acre.</li> </ul>
Profit Orchardgrass <ul> <li>Seeding Rate: 15 per acre. alone</li> <li>2 - 5 lbs. in a mixture. </li> <li>Best rust resistance</li> </ul>
Kootenai Timothy <ul> <li>Seeding Rate: 8 - 12 lbs. per acre alone.</li> <li>2 - 6 lbs. in a mixture.</li> </ul>
Summer Delight <ul> <li>Seeding Rate: 15-18 lbs. per acre</li> </ul>
Intense BMR Hybrid Sudangrass <ul> <li>Seeding Rate: 25-30 lbs. per acre</li> </ul>
Feast II Italian Ryegrass <ul> <li>Seeding Rate: 3-4 lbs. per acre</li> <li>Great alfalfa host crop</li> </ul>

Beck's Turf Seed

Brand Characteristics
Playmaker Mix <ul> <li>80% Elite Tall Fescues </li> <li>10% Perennial Ryegrass </li> <li>10% Kentucky Bluegrass </li> <li>Seeding Rate: 225 - 250 lbs. per acre.</li> </ul>
Sunny Mix <ul> <li>40% Kentucky Bluegrass </li> <li>40% Perennial Ryegrass </li> <li>20% Creeping Red Fescue </li> <li>Seeding Rate: 200 - 215 lbs. per acre</li> </ul>