Pioneer® brand products Graze-N-Sile
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
Pioneer® Seeds Australia’s hybrid forage and sorghum silage crops are developed specifically for local conditions with leading genetics. As with all our products, Pioneer® brand products Graze-N-Sile is a premium-quality white sorghum seed that meets the high agronomic standards Pioneer® brand products are renowned for.
We have worked with Australian growers for over 40 years and are committed to providing local growers with the highest standards of on-farm backup and technical support to maximise sorghum forage and silage crops in terms of energy quality and yield. We’re here to support you in making informed crop management decisions from seed planting through to silage harvesting, to help you make optimum profit from our sorghum for silage products.
For further information on Pioneer® brand products Graze-N-Sile and our range of sorghum forage and silage products, contact your local Pioneer® Seeds Australia representative.