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Fescue

festuca pratensis

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Fescue (festuca pratensis) is a perennial grass is grown for seed. Fescue straw is a by-product of the harvest. Fescue straw provides a good source of roughage and is used in both beef and dairy production. 

Packaging Options

Finishing and Packaging Services:

Single-Compressed (50-60 kg) raw material from the field.

Double-Compressed bales processed from raw material.

  • Full Bale (55-60 kg) Dimensions: 24”H x 20”W x 17"D
  • Half-cut (25-30 kg) Dimensions: 12”H x 20”Wx 17"D

Sleeve 4-cut (430-460 kg) Dimensions:

  • Mag Bale: 34”H x 47”W x 42”D
  • Big Bale: 30”H x 45”W x 45”D

Wrapped Options:

For use with Full Bale and Half-cut packaging.

Harvest/Yields

Pacific Northwest (PNW): Harvested once per year. Fescue is typically harvested during the months of July and August (dependent on weather conditions). Straw yields average about 2-3 tons/acre.