ForageKing Sorghum x Sudangrass Seed – BMR

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  • Warm-season, summer annual for multiple harvests as pasture, hay or silage
  • Carries the brown mid-rib gene for improved forage quality, palatability and animal intake over non-BMR hybrids
  • Excellent drought tolerance for low rainfall areas

 

MANAGEMENT

  • Adapted to all areas of the U.S. where hybrid sorghum x sudangrass or hybrid sudangrass is grown
  • Plant after the danger of frost and soil temperatures exceed 65°
  • Leave a 3 to 4” stubble at harvest and apply 1 to 1.25 pounds of actual nitrogen for each day to the expected next harvest
  • Follow all sorghum feeding precautions

 

APPEARANCE AT HARVEST MATURITY

  • Wide, showy leaves with the characteristic brown mid-rib coloring. Usually chest-high before head extension

 

SEEDING RATE RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Approximately 16,000 seeds per pound
  • In 6” to 18” drilled rows, seed 10 to 25 pounds per acre dryland and 15 to 40 pounds per acre irrigated
  • For broadcast, seed 10 to 30 pounds per acre dryland and 20 to 40 pounds per acre irrigated

 

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