Haymaker

Grazing Vetch (Vicia villosa)

  • Has greater total dry matter production than Namoi
  • Very hard seeded (80-90%) for improved persistence
  • Better adapted to light soils than other Vetches

    HAYMAKER GRAZING VETCH

    • 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
    • More winter growth than Namoi
    • Offers a disease break in cropping rotations
    • Suitable for grazing, hay & green manuring
    • Highly efficient nitrogen fixation
    • Resistance to Spot, Rust and Ascochyta

     

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

    Specifications
    Sowing rate (pure)
    20 - 25 kg/ha
    Sowing rate (mixture)
    10 - 15 kg/ha
    Vetch (Vicia sativa)

    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 as well as grain. Vetches have...