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Brassicas

Brassicas

Brassicas are used to extend the grazing season into late fall/early winter, or to provide very high quality summer grazing. Brassicas will not lignify in hot weather which results in very high-quality feed. They are usually seeded in a pure stand or mixed with oats. The seeding rate is very low and it makes cows pick up in milk. Sometimes cattle won’t eat it the first day or two. Introduce them slowly and make sure adequate effective fiber is being fed. Brassicas are low in fiber. Typical forage analysis: 25% protein, 215 RFV.
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  • Barkant Forage Turnips

    Barkant forage turnips are a very vigorous diploid turnip variety with a purple tankard root (50% of the bulb is above ground). Barkant forage turnips have a high bulb yield with a good top growth. It also has high sugar content which provides winter-hardiness and increased palatability. Barkant forage turnips have good tolerance to bolting and under a correct grazing management system can provide multiple harvests with up to 4-6 tons/acre of dry matter production in 60-90 days. Barkant turnips are also suitable for stockpiling or strip grazing with sheep and cattle. Seeding rate 3-5 lbs. per acre. 25 lbs. bag.
    Barenbrug USA - This product is supplied by Barenbrug, a world-wide, forage-based company that has specialized in high quality grasses and legumes for over 100 years.
    • Ideal for grazing
    • Good leaf & root yield
    • Up to 5 ton dry matter
    • 60 to 90 day crop

    Tech Sheets
    Barkant Brochure
    Best Forage's Management Tips
    $3.89
    / lb.
    lbs.
  • Barsica Forage Rape

    Barsica forage rape is an excellent supplement for periods when cool-season forage grass production slows. Barsica forage rape can be sown in summer or early spring and under ideal management can be multiple-grazed at monthly intervals. Barsica has higher protein and dry matter content than turnips. Seeding rate is 3 to 5 lbs/acre.
    Barenbrug USA - This product is supplied by Barenbrug, a world-wide, forage-based company that has specialized in high quality grasses and legumes for over 100 years.
    • Multiple grazings
    • Excellent for sheep, cattle
    $3.45
    / lb.
    lbs.
  • T-Raptor Hybrid

    T-Raptor is an early maturing hybrid brassica, a cross between a forage turnip and a forage rape, with a 50-70 day crop duration. T-Raptor exhibits a leafy growth habit (higher leaf-to-bulb ratio) and is well-suited to grazing. Under ideal management, it can be grazed once a month. T-Raptor is an excellent late-summer feed source, and a good supplement for late-summer periods when cool-season forage grasses slow in production. T-Raptor can be sown in spring or summer.
    Barenbrug USA - This product is supplied by Barenbrug, a world-wide, forage-based company that has specialized in high quality grasses and legumes for over 100 years.
    • Multiple grazings
    • 6-8 week crop
    • Fast growing
    $3.65
    / lb.
    lbs.
  • Barnapoli Forage Rape

    Barnapoli forage rape is an excellent supplement for periods when cool-season forage grass production slows. Barnapoli forage rape can be sown in summer or early spring and under ideal management can be multiple-grazed at monthly intervals.
    Barenbrug USA - This product is supplied by Barenbrug, a world-wide, forage-based company that has specialized in high quality grasses and legumes for over 100 years.
    • Multiple grazings
    • Excellent for sheep, cattle
    $3.15
    / lb.

    Out of stock

  • Hunter Hybrid

    Hunter is a cross between a turnip and an Asiatic leaf vegetable, producing one of the fastest maturing brassicas, with the look most like a leafy, non-bulb producing turnip. Ready in 6-8 weeks. Hunter requires medium to high fertility for excellent yields. It can be sown in spring for multiple grazings or early fall. Comes in 55 lb bag. Seeding rate 4-5 lbs/acre.
    PGG Seeds - This product is a variety from PGG Seeds, an Australian forage-based company.
    • Quick summer & fall growth with moisture
    • Fast regrowth
    $3.85
    / lb.
    lbs.
  • Winfred Forage Brassica

    Winfred is a cross between a turnip and a kale - most commonly termed a rape. Winfred takes 10-12 weeks to mature and has regrowth potential for 3-4 grazings. With its deep tap root, Winfred is tolerant of dry conditions and can be sown in spring and early autumn.
    PGG Seeds - This product is a variety from PGG Seeds, an Australian forage-based company.
    • Very drought tolerant
    • Grows late into the fall

    Tech Sheets
    Winfred Tech Sheet
    $3.85
    / lb.
    lbs.
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