Sweet Choice

Forage Sorghum

• Sorghum X sudan hybrid
• Very leafy with an excellent leaf to stem ratio
• Good sugar levels compared to other forage sorghums
• Very palatable = high animal intake
• Ideal for grazing systems. Haymaking & silage are possible
• Rapid regrowth + good leaf ratio ensures a high yield potential
• Days to 50% flowering = 65-72 days

General management
• Soil temperature preferably above 16°C during establishment

 

Note
• Take prussic acid precautions when sorghums are grazed. Therefore, do not utilise if plants are under stress.
• Not suitable for horses
• Gradually expose hungry animals to sorghum

Specifications
Seeding rate (dryland):
10-15kg/ha
Seeding rate (irrigation):
20-25kg/ha