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How do I say 'agricultural grass'?

Hello all.

A local farmer is going to turn our ploughed field into a flat usable field. He is also going to sow it with grass.

We don't want, and I don't think he will use, lawn grass seed, but I do want to clarify with him that I would like agricultural grass so that it looks like a field not a bowling green.

What is the word for 'agricultural grass'? Is it 'l'herbe d'agricultural'?

If not, does anybody know the word that I'm looking for.

Thanks in advance.



Ysatis.

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Re: How do I say 'agricultural grass'?

I would tell them it should be  for "le paturage" (grazing).  Would that do?
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Re: How do I say 'agricultural grass'?

la prairie.

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prairie_(agriculture)

All my lawns are "prairie"...less taxe foncière.Wink [;-)]


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Re: How do I say 'agricultural grass'?

Thanks cooperlola.

Yes, I think that will do.
Ysatis.

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Re: How do I say 'agricultural grass'?

That's another good one.

Interesting about the T F. Do you tell the authorities that you have a prairie and not a garden?
Ysatis.

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Re: How do I say 'agricultural grass'?

You don't as perhaps you'll have the RSA after you classing you as a farmer. Say nothing to anyone about it at all.
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Re: How do I say 'agricultural grass'?

Perhaps you are thinking of ryegrass which the French call ray-grass which is an excellent animal feed.

I am sure the farmer will know what is best


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Re: How do I say 'agricultural grass'?

 woolybanana wrote:

Perhaps you are thinking of ryegrass which the French call ray-grass which is an excellent animal feed.

Depends upon the beast, I suppose, but I'd certainly say that is fine for dobbins.Smile [:)]
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