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Shirohie Millet

Shirohie Millet is a highly productive summer leafy forage crop that grows when you need it most in summer. The fast growing versatile forage provides forage for grazing, hay and silage. Excellent regrowth potential when good moisture and nitrogen levels are available.

 

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Shirohie Millet is a highly productive summer leafy forage crop that grows when you need it most in summer. The fast growing versatile forage provides forage for grazing, hay and silage. Excellent regrowth potential when good moisture and nitrogen levels are available.

Shirohie Millet is also available in our Top Crop blends.

Key characteristics
  • Low cost option
  • Can be sown earlier than sorghums
  • Tall leafy grass with a thin stem which can grow to 1.5 metres in height.
  • Minimum annual rainfall of 500mm
  • Sowing rate of 5-10 kg/ha on dryland
  • Sowing rate of 10-25 kg/ha on irrigation

Shirohie Millet is available from Notman Pasture Seeds