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... grass-clover blend for harvest after winter
  • Stable yields for fodder and biogas
  • Suitable for second-crop forage production in combination with maize or sorghum
  • Nutrient uptake before hibernation and in early spring prevents leaching
  • Organic material consisting of roots and stubble improves humus balance and creates a high pioneer crop value
  • viterra® FUTTER is not recommended for arid locations and soil with low water retention capability

Blend details
Seeds %
46 % Crimson clover
54 % Italian ryegrass
Free of crucifers
Yes
Free of legumes
No
Winter hardy
Yes


 General description
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Basic data
Viterra blends group
Biomass

Agronomic features
Weed suppression
Protection against erosion
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
Humus formation
Cold- and frost resistance
Drought tolerance

Representative
P.H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH
All variety descriptions have been prepared in accordance to the best of our knowledge, considering trial results and observations. A guarantee or a liability in individual cases is not possible, because the growth conditions are subject to substantial fluctuations.
Crop rotation suitability
Maize
++
Cereals
++
Oilseed rape
+
Sugar beets
+
Potatoes
+
Intensive crops
+
Legumes
 

Cultivation recommendations
Recommended sowing rate
35 - 40 kg/ha
Sowing depth
2 - 4 cm
Sowing period
Mid- to late September as winter cover crop or late July to early August as summer cover crop - depending on location!
Fertilization
An early fertilization to promote the initial development.
Crop protection
Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method
Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences
Harvest
As green forage and silage use with loader wagon or with chopper after prewilting phase
Harvest date
April until early May (if sowed very early cutting before winter)

Representative
P.H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH
All variety descriptions have been prepared in accordance to the best of our knowledge, considering trial results and observations. A guarantee or a liability in individual cases is not possible, because the growth conditions are subject to substantial fluctuations.

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