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Pillar Forage Rape

Pillar Forage Rape is an exciting new, fast establishing, high yielding multi-graze giant-type forage rape with strong re-growth potential, good aphid tolerance and disease resistance.

The dry matter yield potential of Pillar is proving on farm to be a real highlight, as is its flexibility for spring or autumn sowings.

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Pillar Forage Rape is an exciting new, fast establishing, high yielding multi-graze giant-type forage rape with strong re-growth potential, good aphid tolerance and disease resistance.

The dry matter yield potential of Pillar is proving on farm to be a real highlight, as is its flexibility for spring or autumn sowings.

Pillar Rape has the following benefits:

  • Leafy, giant-type
  • Very fast establishing
  • Improved DM yields
  • Very good re-growth potential
  • Good disease resistance
  • Can be sown in spring or autumn
  • Suitable for sheep, cattle and deer

Grazing Forage Rape

  • Introduce livestock to crop (1-2 hours a day), building up to a maximum allowance over at least a 7-10 day period to allow rumen microbes to adjust to the high quality forage.
  • Feed dry stock and dairy cows no more than 70-80% and 33% of the diet as brassicas
  • Prevent gorging & help rumen microbes adjust by feeding extra fibre prior to and while grazing forage rape crops
  • Do not feed frozen brassica to stock, feed silage/hay in the morning then shift the break in the late-morning/early after-noon.

 


Sowing Date Spring or Autumn
Sowing Depth 10mm
Sowing Rate 3-6 kg/ha
Soil Temperature 12+ degrees
Rainfall/Irrigation (p.a) 600mm+
Readt to Graze 80-110 days
Recommended Treatment Gaucho

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Notman Pasture Seeds have been in the Australia forage seeds business since 1987 and have proudly supported farmers around the country. To discuss your pasture & cropping plans call our experienced team on (03) 5659 2314.