ColdSnap™ Annual Ryegrass

ColdSnap™ Annual Ryegrass is a winter-hardy variety bred for root mass and biomass production. Although it is used across the midwest in cover crop planting, ColdSnap™ Annual Rygrass is a good fit in hay and grazing systems across the majority of the Corn Belt. 


  • Suitable for grazing or silage in fall (and / or spring in areas where it overwinters).
  • Heavy dry matter producer with outstanding quality.
  • Widely adapted for forage production in Upper Midwest through transition zone.
  • Great for extending legume stands or emergency forage. 


ColdSnap™ Characteristics

Establishment: FAST

Persistence: LOW

Drought Tolerance: LOW

Winter Hardiness: HIGH

Palatability: HIGH

Yield Potential: HIGH

Grazing Tolerance: HIGH


Planting Times

Spring Planting: Mar - May

Fall Planting: Aug. - Sept.

Life Cycle: Annual


Seeding Rate (Lbs. / Acre)

Alone: 20 - 40 

Mixes: 5 - 10

Emergence (days): 5 - 14


Rotational Grazing

Begin (IN): 8 - 12

Stop (IN): 3 - 6

Average Days Rest: 25 - 30



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ColdSnap™ Annual Ryegrass

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