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Our team brings a personal touch to all that we do. Elite genetics and a carefully-protected production process guarantees only the most in-demand characteristics and highest-quality seeds make it into our bag.
Whether you are looking for market-leading alfalfa, clover or grass varieties, our extensive portfolio has got you covered. Get it coated, bagged, tagged and shipped the way you want it, when you need it.
Our line-up of low-to-mid dormancy alfalfas have been carefully selected to meet the needs of discerning growers. With a commitment to market-leading yield, improved quality, as well as multiple disease and pest resistances, our alfalfas will meet your customer’s needs and exceed expectations. You can rest assured that our carefully-protected production process guarantees only the highest-quality seeds make it into our bag.View Alfalfa
Clovers are fast growing biennials or short-lived perennials. They are a popular legume known for their high-quality protein and digestibility. Clovers are quick to establish and can provide complimentary forage availability when grasses are less productive. Primary uses include hay, silage and soil improvement – due in part to an ability to grow in a great range of soils, climates and fix nitrogen.View Clover
Some Legumes are a great option for pastures as they can be profitable, productive and persistent – while offering non-bloat certainty that provides piece of mind for livestock safety. Our line-up of non-bloat legumes includes Leo Birdsfoot Trefoil, Sainfoin and AC Oxley II Cicer Milkvetch.View Other Legumes
Improved grass varieties are an important component in most hay and pasture stands. A well-adapted grass variety will add to the yield, quality and timing of forage production.
Our broad access to genetics and carefully-protected production process guarantees only the most in-demand characteristics and highest-quality seeds make it into our bag. Whether you are looking for high productivity, improved quality, multiple pest and disease resistances, we have your solution.View Grasses
Annual forages provide quick establishment, soil improvement properties and high biomass yield over the course of one growing season. Annual production increases flexibility due to the short-term nature of the stand and can provide a compliment to perennial forages to extend the duration and quality of forage availability.View Annual Forages
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BrettYoung has carefully crafted it’s stock blends to provide a high level of productivity over a wide range of environments and uses in Western Canada. Not sure what Stock Blend is best suited to your soil, environment and management system. Follow our selector below to find a forage product tailored to your farm.
Soil Salinity Not a Problem with BrettYoung Forage Blends
Soil salinity has been rocking the Canadian Prairies for years. In the early 2000s, the federal government estimated over 22 million acres of land in the region were affected by some level of salinity, and it remains an issue today causing reduced yield and in...
Choosing the Right Forage Stock Blend for Your Farm
Every grower’s needs are different and at BrettYoung, we know that. Some growers deal with wet soils, others with dry, and some deal with a mixture of the two. Some forage crops are grown to feed cow/calf pairs and others for a dairy herd or horses. Whatever your...
Cover Cropping: How to Do It
Cover crops are not a new or novel concept, but their traction has grown in recent years across the prairies. They’re not cash crops — they simply cover the soil to provide a number of agronomic benefits to the land. A cover crop’s purpose is to protect bare,...