Grazing Vetch - Haymaker

Vicia sativa

  • Has greater total dry matter production than Namoi
  • Very hard seeded (80-90%) for improved persistence
  • Better adapted to light soils than other Vetches
  • Similar in maturity to Capello (124) days
  • Improved winter growth than Namoi
  • Offers a disease break in cropping rotations
  • Suitable for grazing, hay & green manuring
  • Highly effcient nitrogen fixation
  • Resistance to Spot, Rust and Ascochyta
  • Sowing rate: 25-35kg/ha (Pure);10-15kg/ha (Cereal Mixes)
    • Has greater total dry matter production than Namoi
    • Very hard seeded (80-90%) for improved persistence
    • Better adapted to light soils than other Vetches
    • Similar in maturity to Capello (124) days
    • Improved winter growth than Namoi
    • Offers a disease break in cropping rotations
    • Suitable for grazing, hay & green manuring
    • Highly effcient nitrogen fixation
    • Resistance to Spot, Rust and Ascochyta
    • Sowing rate: 25-35kg/ha (Pure);10-15kg/ha (Cereal Mixes)

     

    Mature plants form a dense canopy providing strong weed competition. Haymaker is ideal as a break crop and is well suited for hay production or turned in as a green manure crop to improve soil health.

    Specifications
    Vetch

    Common vetches are an annual pasture/forage/grain legume, extremely palatable at all growth stages, from early green shoots, as dry matter/hay or silage through to seedpods and seeds over summer. It has very high feed values for animals as green plants and dry matter...