Hybrid rye provides farmers an opportunity for a third crop in a corn-soybean rotation. Carefully bred for very high grain and biomass yields, excellent lodging resistance, and low ergot, hybrid rye is superior to “standard” open-pollinated winter rye varieties. In other words, hybrid winter rye is not your grandfather’s cereal rye. Interest in hybrid rye […]
Our catalog of fall-planted small grains will be hitting mailboxes in mid-July, but you can peruse the catalog online right now! It includes our 2021 lineup for winter rye, hybrid rye, winter barley, winter wheat, and winter triticale. View the catalog below, or you can download it as a PDF here, too.
Spring evaluation of your hybrid rye crop is critical to understand fertilization, yield potential, and replant options. Warming temperatures are triggering green up in the hybrid rye crop, but is your crop worth keeping? And will your crop need additional fertilizer? Hybrid rye is a vast improvement over the open-pollinated rye varieties often grown for […]