German Foxtail Millet

TALL, HIGH-YIELDING VARIETY

  • Fast-growing, annual grass grows to 5’
  • Fine quality forage, easy to hay

Best Use: Single-cut emergency hay crop (Can be ready to cut in 50-60 days)

Adaptation: Likes good ground but tolerates tough, unfavorable conditions because of drought tolerance and early maturity.

Management: Harvest in boot stage.

Planting Date: Late May – early July (soil 62°F+)

Seeding: 20-25 lbs/acre, ½”-1”deep

$38.00 / 50lb Bag

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Millets are some of the oldest of cultivated crops harvested for food or feed. The crop is favored due to its productivity and short growing season under dry, high-temperature conditions.

Multi-Cut Species

  • Japanese Millet
  • Hybrid Pearl Millet
  • BMR Hybrid Pearl Millet

Single-Cut Species
Minimal regrowth that may be direct grazed.

  • Foxtail Millet
  • Proso Millet

 

Click here to learn more about Alternative Forage Crops. by Dr. Dan Undersander, Forage Agronomist at the University of Wisconsin.

Additional information

Weight 51 lbs
Dimensions 18 × 5 × 38 in