German Foxtail Millet


  • 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

$44.00 / 50lb Bag


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