Pioneer® brand products Betta Graze
first to plant, first to feed
Pioneer® brand Betta Graze is the perfect hybrid for growers looking for a summer forage that shows excellent recovery from grazing or cutting. The fast growing nature of Betta Graze and its cold tolerance means it is the first summer forage option you can plant and the first you can feed to any livestock type.
Betta Graze is highly palatable and is suited to general grazing, hay production and round bale silage.
Betta Graze is a sorghum x sudan grass.
- Cold tolerance means fast early growth
- Responds well to heavy grazing or cutting
- Shows quick growth and an abundance of tillers
- High sugar content
- Fine stems and disease free leaves
RECOMMENDED PLANTING RATE
Marginal dryland: 2-10 kg/ha
Favourable dryland: 5-25 kg/ha
Irrigation: 10-30 kg/ha
Betta Graze management comments
- Strict management is required to realise this hybrids full genetic potential and quality.
- Graze early and often. (Start grazing at 1-1.5m high)
- High sugars, fine stems and higher digestibility allows for greater intake and better crop area utilisation
- Row spacings from broadacre to 75cm
- See Betta Graze Technical Insight for more details
Pioneer® Seeds Australia develops, produces and supplies sorghum forage products for the Australian market. We offer a range of high-performance forage seed for sale, with all hybrids developed with industry-leading genetics to ensure they meet the high standards Australian farmers expect with Pioneer® brand products. We have worked with local farmers for over 40 years and strive to produce the best forage sorghum products for livestock grazing on the market.
Keeping in line with the Pioneer® Long Look Philosophy, we provide helpful crop management information to assist growers in making optimum profit from our range of premium-quality products. We also offer a FarmCheck™ to help you maximise your crop and achieve your unique farming goals. There’s always a dedicated Pioneer® team with practical on-farm experience based in your local area.
For further information on Pioneer® brand products Betta Graze and other sorghum forage crops for sheep and cattle grazing, contact your local Pioneer® Seeds Australia representative.