Fodder Beet

Fodder beet

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Fodder Beet

Jamon

Jamon, having been evaluated in New Zealand for a number of years, has developed a reputation for confidence in reliability, Jamon is a uniform, mono-germ orange cultivar. Jamon has a bulb drymatter of between 16 to 18%. Jamon has excellent leaf holding in late autumn and which a trait valued when grazing most stock classes.

Farm type: Sheep, Beef, Dairy, Deer

Traits: True mono-germ cultivar, excellent leaf holding

Sowing rate: 80,000 – 90,000 seeds per ha (grazing)

Days to grazing: 24 – 28 weeks

Feldherr

Feldherr is hybrid fodder beet with a light orange bulb colour. This hybrid is a high quality mono-germ offering good yields in a drymatter range of 12 to 15%, which is preferred by farmers grazing young and old stock classes. Felderr has excellent leaf holding and is suited to sheep, beef, dairy and deer farming.

Farm type: Sheep, Beef, Dairy and Deer

Traits: High quality mono-germ seed, high yield potential for low drymatter percentage type

Sowing rate: 80,000 – 90,000 seeds per ha (grazing)

Days to grazing: 24 – 28 weeks

Enermax

Enermax is a specially bred mono-germ hybrid fodder beet variety used by farmers to lift, store and feed to their livestock. Enermax is a high quality seed offering consistent bulb size and height and a high drymatter rate which reduces transport costs and prolongs storage life. While ideal for lifting when sown at the lower sowing rate, Enermax can be grazed in-situ.

Farm type: Sheep, Beef, Dairy and Deer

Traits: High yields, uniform height, clean bulbs

Sowing rate: 80,000 – 90,000 seeds per ha (grazing), 100,000 seeds per ha (lifting)

Days to grazing: 28 weeks

Brunium

An ideal choice when a farming system has had a history of Rhizoctonia, Brunium is suitable for both grazing and lifting. This is a true mono-germ cultivar with an oval bulb shape and high drymatter percentage.

Farm type: Sheep, Beef, Dairy and Deer

Traits: True mono-germ cultivar, oval bulb shape, high drymatter type

Sowing rate: 80,000 – 90,000 seeds per ha (grazing), 100,000 seeds per ha (lifting)

Days to grazing: 24 – 28 weeks


Tadorne 

Tadorne is a sugar beet that has an upright leaf habit, with white bulbs of very high drymatter percentage that sit deep in the soil. It is only suitable for mechanical harvesting, and is not suitable for being grazed in-situ. Tadorne has had outstanding yield results in New Zealand conditions for the last six years.

Farm type: Sheep, Beef, Dairy and Deer

Traits: Hight DM yields, very high drymatter type (20-26%), rhizomania resistant

Sowing rate: 100,000 – 120,000 seeds per ha (lifting)

Days to grazing: 20 – 28 weeks

Bangor

The key traits from enduring varieties Kyros and Troya have been combined to create Bangor, resulting in improved and consistent drymatter yields. Bangor is a uniform and consist performer suited to all stock classes.

Farm type: Sheep, Beef, Dairy and Deer

Traits: High yields, medium to high drymatter

Sowing rate: 80,000 – 90,000 seeds per ha (grazing)

Days to grazing: 24 – 28 weeks



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