Proso Millet


  • Fastest-growing millet
  • Easy to hay with fine quality
  • Fast maturing and can produce 2-3 tons of DM
  • Serves as a catch crop where others have failed

Best Use: Single-cut forage or grain; excellent for emergency hay, silage, green-chop

Adaptation: Good drought tolerance

Management: Forage ready to cut in 40-50 days; cut in boot stage before heading for best quality. Grain crop in 70 to 90 days.

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

Seeding: 20-30 lbs/acre, ½”-1”deep

$40.00 / 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