KY EARLY TIMOTHY
KY-Early Timothy produces abundant quantities of forage. Trial results indicate 20-30% yield increases over Clair, Climax and many other timothy varieties. KY-Early provide more timothy per acre than the competition.
KY-Early was specifically bred for earlier maturity to better coincide with alfalfa harvest, meaning both the alfalfa and the timothy are at their optimal forage quality at first cutting.
KY-Early is hardy. It has shown an ability to survive wet years as well as dry/hot years, assuring farmers of longer-lasting stands and fewer replants.
KY-Early for Horses
KY-Early gives you more horse-happiness per acre. For many horse owners, timothy is the grass of choice and is oftentimes recommended by trainers and veterinarians. It has been known to bring a shine to their coats, help mares foal easier, expedite recovery of colic surgery, and even help reduce boredom in horses confined to stables. These are just a few of the many benefits of KY-Early you can expect for horses.
KY-Early for Hay
Why is KY-Early the timothy of choice for hay? Four reasons.
- 1Maturity matches up with alfalfa
- 2Outyields numerous other varieties of timothy, meaning more bales of hay.
- 3Excellent regrowth, meaning a greater chance of a high-yielding second cutting.
- 4Good longevity, meaning less replanting.
All this adds up to more profit per acre.
KY-Early for Grazing
KY-Early is ideal forage for grazing all types of livestock including horses, cattle, sheep and goats. Grazers will appreciate the increased leafiness and darker green color. Note, all timothy varieties can be damaged by over grazing. Use in continuous grazing situations will drastically reduce plant longevity.
KY-Early in Mixes
KY-Early is easy to use in mixes. It is a non-competitive bunch grass compatible with other grasses, legumes, and multi-species mixes. It will add palatability and forage tonnage, especially during early season cuts.