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



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