Pasture herbs, chicory and plantain, are species that are high in trace elements and have very high animal performance characteristics; both live-weight gain and milk production.
Both chicory and plantain can be sown in a pasture mix, with a brassica crop or as a sole stand for specialist feed.
Plantain (also known as plantain grass) has a coarse, fibrous root system and generally is a winter dormant flatweed.
Some cultivars have been bred for upright and winter active habits, extending their relevance and use on farm considerably.
Forage plantain is a valuable summer growth pasture and is a quick establishing forage option.
It is an ideal source of minerals for animal health and performance and is an environmental feed option to mitigate Nitogen leaching.
Agricom has 2 plantain seed products, Ecotain and Agritonic.