the best choice for pit silage production
Pioneer® brand Graze-N-Sile is a tall, grain-bearing forage sorghum hybrid.
These unique attributes mean Graze-N-Sile produces high quantities of silage with high energy content.
Graze-N-Sile is the ideal substitute for maize silage in dryland areas or in limited irrigation situations.
This is a sorghum x sorghum hybrid
- Ideal for pit silage
- More water efficent than corn
- Grain yield similar to Grain Sorghum hybrid (do not direct harvest like Grain Sorghum)
- White grain type
RECOMMENDED PLANTING RATE
Marginal dryland: 50,000 - 70,000 seeds/ha
Favourable dryland: 75,000 - 100,000 seeds/ha
Irrigation: 100,000 - 150,000 seeds/ha
graze-n-sile managment comments
- Precise management required for silage production areas where corn is not an option
- Similar management techniques to Grain Sorghum
- Row spacings from 10 to 100 cm
- Grazing tips - from broadacre to 75cm