KWS ProPower Hybrid Rye

Certified Blue Tag
  • Forage type for whole-plant silage or grazing
  • Tall; very high dry matter yields
  • More tons and milk/acre than triticale; heads out at similar dates
  • Harvest at boot or milk stage; holds lower leaves better through milk stage than Progas
  • 1 Unit = 1 million live seeds
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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


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


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.

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