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Supra Sweet Sorghum

This is a high yielding, cold and drought tolerant, sweet sorghum hybrid that has some of the highest recorded sugar levels. These high Brix levels make it very palatable and increase its energy value. It can be grazed, or used as cut and carry, or as silage. A high leaf to stem ratio with juicy sweet stalks enhances the desirability of this excellent forage product.

Silage yields over 40 wet tons/acre and 11 – 15 dry matter tons/acre. With this hybrid growers can increase profitability due to higher yields per season.

Agronomic Traits

Harvest Height:                            130-135”
Total Height:                                        12' +
Maturity:                                100-120 days
Regrowth:                                     Excellent
Plant Type:               Sweet and Palatable
Min/Max pH:                                   6.0-8.5
Standability:                                 Excellent 
Downy Mildew:                             Tolerant 
Anthracnose:                                 Tolerant

Seeding Information

Seeds Per Pound:                            17,300
Soil Temperature:                                50ºF
Seeding Depth:                                         1"
Row Spacing:                                     6"-30"

Crop Use Information

Dryland/Irrigated:                                Both
Double Cropping:        Boot stage cutting
Silage Yield Potential:           40 Ton/Acre
Hay/Baleage Potential: 15 DM Ton/Acre
Grazing:                        Boot stage or later
Cover Crop:                                   Excellent
Digestibility:                                  Excellent
NDFD, TDN, IVTD Palatability:   Excellent

Fertilizer:   1 Lbs N per growing day/acre

Plant Traits

  • No-till Drill optional to support regenerative farming practices

  • Seedless variety which produces higher yields

  • Extremely leafy with less stalk

  • High quality, palatability and digestibility

  • Tolerant of high temperatures and humidity

  • Tolerates frequent harvesting and grazing

  • Lower water requirements than corn

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