Milkway Mix


Barenbrug’s Milkway mix contains high-yielding meadow fescue and extremely digestible softleaf tall fescue. Milkway is the ideal grass blend or TMR silage production or balage.

Best Use: Suited as an alfalfa companion for dairy production.

Adaptation: This milk grass seed mix is well adapted to all types of soils.

Management: Cut hay based on grass maturity, not alfalfa for maximum feed value. Cut higher than straight alfalfa (3 to 4 inches).

Planting Date: April – May, August 1 – 25

Seeding: 25-30 lbs/acre straight or 5-10 lbs/acre with alfalfa or legume mix. Drill or broadcast and roll. Plant ¼ in. to ½ in. deep.



Your hay or pasture grass seed has to work for you—adapted to the purpose, place, and management you have in mind. We usually carry two or more varieties of each species, ranging from high quality forage to more economical selections when forage quality is not as vital. We also have several hay and pasture grass mixes that combine the advantages of several species in one bag.



  • 50% Driftless Meadow Fescue
  • 50% Barelite Tall Fescue