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Organic Japanese Millet


  • Upright, annual grass with quick growth in adequate moisture and fertility
  • Finer stems than pearl millet or sorghums
  • When cut before heading, protein  ranges from 14-20%
  • Customers report high palatability

Best Use: Hay, pasture, and silage. Excellent feed for cattle, horses, and sheep. No prussic acid problems.

Adaptation: Tolerant of wet soils and will survive standing water, but does not perform well on droughty or low fertility soils. Not frost-tolerant.

Management: Can be cut 2 or 3 times. Cut before heading and leave 6”of stubble for faster recovery. In a single-cut system, it can reach 5’ tall. Earlier cutting leads to higher quality, lower yields, and more drying time.

Planting Date: Mid-May to early June (soil 62°F+)

Seeding: Seed 25-35 lbs/acre ½”-1”deep

$65.00 / 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
Organic Japanese Millet
Performance Table
Species NameDrilledBroadcast/AerialIn MixApprox. Seeds/lbSeeding Date RangeSeeding DepthWinter Kill
Organic Japanese Millet25-3535-505-15145,000Late May-July½ - 1 inchYes
Organic Blue River 210 Brand BMR Sorghum-Sudangrass
Organic Blue River 225 Brand BMR Sorghum-Sudangrass
Organic Winter Rye50-100120-15025-7518,000Aug-Nov½ - ¾ inchNo
Organic Cover Crop Oats
Organic Annual Ryegrass15-2025-304-5227,000Mar-May, Aug-Sept¼ - ½

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