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Proso Millet

LOW INPUT, WARM-SEASON FORAGE

  • Fastest-growing millet
  • Easy to hay with fine quality
  • Fast maturing and can produce 2-3 tons of DM
  • Serves as a catch crop where others have failed

Best Use: Single-cut forage or grain; excellent for emergency hay, silage, green-chop

Adaptation: Good drought tolerance

Management: Forage ready to cut in 40-50 days; cut in boot stage before heading for best quality. Grain crop in 70 to 90 days.

Planting Date: May to early July (soil 62°F+)

Seeding: 20-30 lbs/acre, ½”-1”deep

$30.00 $25.00 / 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