Supra Millet is a drought tolerant, photoperiod sensitive, non-GMO annual hybrid millet grass developed to produce a top quality, high yielding haylage, or silage crop.
As a seedless variety, Supra Millet can yield 10+ bone-dry tons per acre annually with up to 27% protein and an NDFD30 of 50-65%.
Beef cattle, dairy cattle, and sheep find this sweet, high nutrition forage very palatable, with no prussic acid concerns.
Harvest Height: 6'-8'
Total Height: 12' +
Maturity: 100-120 days
Photoperiod Sensitive: Yes
Plant Type: Sweet and Palatable
Min/Max pH: 5.0-8.0
Rust: High Resistance
Anthracnose: High Resistance
Seeds Per Pound (jumbo/large): Approx 40,000
Seeds Per Pound (medium/small): Approx 85,000
Soil Temperature: 65ºF
Seeding Depth: 1/2-3/4"
Row Spacing: 6"-30"
Crop Use Information
Double Cropping: Excellent
Silage Yield Potential: 35 Ton/Acre
Hay/Baleage Potential: 10 DM Ton/Acre
Cover Crop: Excellent
NDFD, TDN, IVTD Palatability: Excellent
Fertilizer: 1 Lbs N per growing day/acre
Can No-till Drill to support regenerative farming practices
Seedless and Photoperiod Sensitive which produces higher yields
Extremely leafy with less stalk
High quality, palatability and digestibility
Tolerant of high dry temperatures and humidity
Tolerates frequent harvesting and constant grazing
Lower water requirements than corn
Great non-invasive rotation crop that is good for soils