Barenbrug Barkant Turnip


  • Hardy, large-rooted brassica that produces abundant high quality forage below and above ground
  • Can yield up to 4 to 6 tons an acre of dry matter
  • High energy feed with 85% total digestible nutrients and 10% protein
  • Roots grow about half above ground
  • Improved variety: 50% more dry matter than purple top turnip and almost five times the leaf production
  • Ideally suited for grazing with sheep and cattle

Best Use: Pasture forage. Has been pastured successfully with up to a foot of snow.

Management: Add 50-100 lbs. N and medium rates of K and P. Ready to graze in 60-90 days.

Planting Date: May to August

Seeding: Seed 2-3 lbs/acre ¼ to ½ inch deep

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Brassicas are a genus of plants in the mustard family (Brassicaceae), also known as cruciferous vegetables or cole crops. More than 30 wild species and hybrids are in cultivation, plus numerous cultivars and hybrids of cultivated origin. Almost all parts of cultivated species contain nutritional value, including the root, stems, leaves, flowers, buds, and seeds. They provide high amounts of vitamin C and soluble fiber.

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Per Pound, 50lb Bag