Forage annual ryegrass provides quick establishment, high feed value and lots of tonnage during the cool seasons of the year.
Use forage perennials in cooler climates where high nutrients are demanded and key inputs of water and nitrogen are available.
Intermediate ryegrass has a special niche. It fills the gap between short-term annuals and long-term perennials.
Italian ryegrasses remains vegetative and will not go to seedhead until the following year when planted in the spring or early summer.