2018-Product-and-Program-Guide

Download the 2018 Alfalfa and Corn Silage Seed 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®
CavalryDQ 4.0 2.0 30 Fast Excellent Yield and Forage Quality
EnforceHT 5.0 1.9 30 Very Fast Outstanding Yield Potential
Fierce 4.0 2.0 30 Very Fast Excellent Disease Resistance Package
LeafGuard II 4.0 2.0 30 Medium Leaf Hopper Protection

Forages

Beck's Forage Mixes

Brand Characteristics
Beck's Ultimate Hay & Pasture Mix

Multi-purpose hay and pasture mix that you can depend on to provide top quality forage for years to come.

  • 45% Beck's LeafGuard II Alfalfa
  • 32% Gallant Extra Medium Red Clover
  • 12% Kootenai Timothy 
  • 11% Orca Orchardgrass 
  • Seeding Rate: 25 - 30 lbs. per acre.
Beck's Pasture Mix

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."

  • 40% Teckapo Orchardgrass
  • 20% Perseus Festolium
  • 20% Power Tetreploid Perennial Ryegrass
  • 10% Kootenai Timothy
  • 10% Ginger Kentucky Bluegrass
  • Seeding Rate: 35 - 50 lbs. per acre.
Beck's All-Grass Forage Mix

A very high yielding and high quality all-grass mix.  This Endophyte-free mix works very well for rotational grazing and hay production.  

  • 30% Power Perennial Ryegrass
  • 25% Preval Meadow Bromegrass
  • 20% Orca Orchardgrass
  • 20% Kootenai Timothy
  • 5%  MacBeth Meadow Bromegrass
  • Seeding Rate: 30 - 35 lbs. per acre.
Cattle Grazer Mix

This mix includes two high yielding endophyte-free fescues and is a beef producer favorite. It works well for hay or grazing and is an excellent choice for tougher soils and droughty areas.

  • 50% Bronson Tall Fescue
  • 40% STF Tall Fescue
  • 8.5% Gallant Red Clover
  • 1.5% Jumbo II Ladino Clover
Beck's Water Way Mix

This mix offers a combination of a fast emerging perennial ryegrass for quick establishment, and Bull Tall Fescue for long persistence.

  • 45% Bull Tall Fescue
  • 45% Perenial Ryegrass
  • 10% Creeping Red Fescue
  • Seeding Rate: 40 - 50 lbs. per acre.

Beck's Forage Seed

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

Beck's Turf Seed

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