Improved Grasses

Improved grasses - BermudagrassImproved grasses are forage grasses. Warm-season grasses may consist of a few annuals and several perennials, including introduced and native range grasses. Here are the improved grasses we offer below:

Bermuda Grass Seed for Pasture – Bermuda grass seed varieties are used for hay production, pasture seeding and livestock forage throughout the central and southern climates of the United States. Bermuda grass is one of the most commonly used pasture grass varieties in the United States.  Bermuda grass provides excellent hay quality for all types of grazing animals.  Improved pasture forage Bermuda grass seed varieties have shown excellent hay quality and high yield production.  Many improved Bermuda forage grass varieties provide much more frost resistance than the vegetatively propagated or sprigged varieties.  Bermuda grass pasture should be seeded when soil temperatures are approaching or have reached 55 to 65 degrees consistently for two weeks. Source: Hancock Seed

Kleingrass. Grown for pasture or hay in Texas. No particular insect or disease problems; thin stands become weedy. An estimated 5,000 to 15,000 acres are seeded annually. May cause photosensitivity in sheep. Source: Texas A&M Agrilife Extension

Lovegrasses. Bunchgrass that includes Weeping, Lehmann, Wilman, and Sand. Excellent quality forage. Performs well on marginal fertility. We offer Wilman Lovegrasses, which in our opinion, is the very best of the Lovegrasses.