KWS Progas Hybrid Rye

Certified Blue Tag
  • Forage type for silage or grazing
  • Tall, very high dry matter yields
  • More tons and milk/acre than triticale
  • Apply 100-120 lbs N per acre
  • Whole plant silage
  • Harvest at milk stage for best balance of quality and yield
  • Very early heading: consider for roll-down rye
  • Recommended planting rate approximately 800,000 seeds/acre.
  • 1 Unit = 1 million live seeds
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KWS Progas Hybrid Rye
Performance Table
VarietyWinter HardinessMaturityPlant HtStraw StrengthErgotTest Wt.Grain Protein2021 Yield (bu/A)Avg Yield 3 yrs (bu/A)
KWS Progas Hybrid Rye2IDMed2NANANANANA
Organic Aroostook Winter Rye1EarlyTall9442IDID
Aroostook Winter Rye1EarlyTall9442IDID
ND Gardner Winter Rye3EarlyVery Tall539274.878.1
Organic ND Gardner Winter Rye3EarlyVery Talll539274.878.1
Organic Spooner Winter Rye5MedVery Tall64947475.6
Danko Winter Rye1MedVery Tall231795.692.4
Organic Danko Winter Rye1Med Very Tall231795.692.4
Hazlet Winter Rye2LateTall612689.789.9
Organic Hazlet Winter Rye2LateTall612689.789.9
KWS Tayo Hybrid Rye2LateShort1149121.3123.5
Organic KWS Tayo Hybrid Rye2LateShort1119121.3123.5
KWS Bono Hybrid Rye2LateShort1119120121.8
KWS Serafino Hybrid Winter Rye2LateShort1129120.5126.8

HYBRID WINTER RYE

Can yield up to 160 bu/acre (up to 100% more than open-pollinated varieties)

  • Plants are shorter, stand well, and are more uniform in height and maturity than open-pollinated rye varieties
  • Disease resistant! All varieties have minimal risk for ergot with proper management
  • Excellent winter hardiness.
  • Superior grain quality for milling, distilling, and feed markets
  • Rye can be fed successfully in rations for dairy, beef and swine
  • Grain from hybrid rye cannot be saved for seed

Management:

Requires higher management than open-pollinated rye. Provide 1.12 lbs of available nitrogen per bushel of grain.

Seeding:

Seed in September in southern Minnesota. Seeding can continue into October farther south. Uniform seed spacing enables optimum tiller development. Plant 800,000 viable seeds/acre, ½” to ¾” deep.

Click here to view trial data for winter rye products.

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