Teff: A New Warm-Season Annual Grass for Oregon

Steve Norberg, Richard Roseberg, Brian Charlton and Clinton Shock
EM 8970 | Revised March 2021, Reviewed 2023


Describes characteristics and growing requirements of teff (Eragrostis tef [Zucc.], Poaceae) as a hay and forage crop in Oregon. Discusses hay quality and use; yields and varieties; and how to plant, fertilize, irrigate, cultivate, and harvest teff.

About the authors

Steve Norberg
Extension field crops and watershed management agent
Oregon State University, Malheur County

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