Hybrid Pearl Millet (Leafy 22 Brand)

TALL, HIGH-YIELDING VARIETY

  • Erect, annual bunchgrass that can grow up to 4’ to 8’ tall
  • Multi-cut, warm-season forage grass
  • Coarser stems than Japanese Millet, but can produce more tonnage
  • Forage is high in protein and highly digestible with no prussic acid problems
  • Contains dwarfing gene resulting in high leaf to stem ratio and forage quality

Best Use: Hay, pasture, and silage. Most frequently used in beef cow/calf and dairy operations.

Adaptation: Likes good ground but can produce under low rainfall and low soil fertility.

Management: Leave 6”of stubble for faster recovery after cutting or grazing.

Planting Date: Mid-May – early July (soil 62°F+)

Seeding: 12-20 lbs/acre, ½”-1”deep.

$68.00 / 50lb Bag

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Millets are some of the oldest of cultivated crops harvested for food or feed. The crop is favored due to its productivity and short growing season under dry, high-temperature conditions.

Multi-Cut Species

  • Japanese Millet
  • Hybrid Pearl Millet
  • BMR Hybrid Pearl Millet

Single-Cut Species
Minimal regrowth that may be direct grazed.

  • Foxtail Millet
  • Proso Millet

 

Click here to learn more about Alternative Forage Crops. by Dr. Dan Undersander, Forage Agronomist at the University of Wisconsin.

Additional information

Weight 51 lbs
Dimensions 18 × 5 × 38 in