Forage Kale

  • Economical, cold-tolerant choice for grazing
  • Highly palatable and can be grazed late into fall
  • High feed quality
  • Very leafy and will produce high yields far into late fall/early winter
  • Best cold tolerance of the brassicas with a survival tolerance down to 10° F

Best Use:

Cattle and sheep grazing; will compare favorably with alfalfa as pasturage

Management:

Ready to graze in 110-150 days

Planting Date:

May to August

Seeding: 4-5 lbs/acre, ¼ to ½ inch deep

$25.00$175.00


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Performance Table
Species NameDrilledBroadcast/AerialIn MixApprox. Seeds/lbSeeding Date RangeSeeding DepthWinter Kill
Forage Kale3-44-51-2144,000March-May, July-Sept¼ - ½ inchYes
Cover Crop Radish (Daikon)6-88-92-325,000Aug-Sept¼ - ½ inchYes
Carwoodi Oilseed Radish6-88-92-325,000Aug-Sept¼ - ½ inchYes
Dwarf Essex Rape4-77-91-2145,000March-May, July-Sept¼ - ½ inchYes
Purple Top Turnips3-55-61-2220,000March-May, July-Sept ¼ - ½ inchYes
Pacific Gold Mustard15-2020-253-5180,000Feb-April, Aug-Sept¼ - ¾ inchYes
Yellow Mustard15-2020-253-5180,000Feb-April, Aug-Sept¼ - ¾ inchYes
Winter Camelina691-2400,000Sept - Oct¼ - ½ inchNo
Ethiopian Cabbage3-44-51-2144,000March-May, July-Sept¼ - ½ inchYes

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