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Geronimo Fodder Beet

Geronimo Fodder Beet is a newly released mono-germ fodder beet originating from France. It has a yellow – orange tankard shaped bulb that sits approximately 45% above the ground. It is a high yielding variety with medium dry matter content at 15-17% DM, with very good tolerance to the diseases Rhizomana, Ramularia and Mildew. The crop can be grazed in-situ, or be lifted and fed whole or chopped.

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Geronimo Fodder Beet is a newly released mono-germ fodder beet originating from France. It has a yellow – orange tankard shaped bulb that sits approximately 45% above the ground. It is a high yielding variety with medium dry matter content at 15-17% DM, with very good tolerance to the diseases Rhizomana, Ramularia and Mildew. The crop can be grazed in-situ, or be lifted and fed whole or chopped.

Benefits of Geronimo Fodder Beet

  • Consistently high yielding with medium Dry Matter  content bulbs
  • Large top growth
  • Very good tolerance to the diseases rhizomania, ramularia and mildew
  • Very good bolting tolerance
  • Suitable for sheep, cattle and deer for grazing in-situ, or lifted
  • Available in handy 0.5 hectare carry bags
Sowing season: Spring
Sowing rate: 80,000-100,000 seeds per hectare
Maturity:  200+ days from sowing to grazing
Bulb % above ground +/- 45%
Dry matter % 15-17%
Bolting tolerance: Very good
Disease resistance: Very good

 

Fodder Beet Management Estimating Fodder Beet Yield