Persister is a problem solver for producers who are in climates with moderate dry seasons or supplemental irrigation. It has impressive disease tolerance, which allows for top-end yield potential. It's improved cold tolerance is unique and greatly increases its potential market area, putting it another foot ahead of the competition for persistence. Persister works well in the Piedmont and further north into the transition zone.
- Short-lived, cool-season perennial grass
- Highly palatable
- Maintains quality in hot months
- Aggressive reseeder for extended life
Plant late summer/early fall with moisture. No-till drill is preferred for proper seed placement.
|Seeding Rate - Drilled||30 lbs/ac|
|Seeding Rate - Broadcasted||40 lbs/ac|
|Target Harvest||Pre-head stage. Holds quality well into the season.|
|Target Residual Height||4"|
- Knoxville, GA | June 28, 2021
We seeded Persister last fall and we have taken two good cuttings as of late June. We are leaving it alone for the rest of the season in hopes of dropping seed.
- Cleveland, GA | April 2020
Persister bromegrass is a game changer. It provides a more balanced diet than ryegrass because of the effective fiber present.