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... feed blend for harvest in first growing year
  • Composition as recommended quality standard mixture A2
  • Provides additional quality food as summer cover crop
  • Combination of Annual and Italian ryegrass provides well structured ruminant  suitable fodder
  • The mass-produced Italian ryegrass allows a winter greening after the harvest
  • viterra® SOMMERFUTTER A2 has a high pre-crop value due to good root-growth and condition

Blend details
Weight %
33 % Annual ryegrass
67 % Italian ryegrass
Free of crucifers
Yes
Free of legumes
Yes
Winter hardy
Yes


 General description
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Basic data
Viterra blends group
Biomass

Agronomic features
Weed suppression
Protection against erosion
Humus formation
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
45 kg/ha
Sowing depth
2 - 4 cm
Sowing period
Late June to late July (for greening until the end of August)
Fertilization
An early fertilization to promote the initial development is recommended.
Crop protection
Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method
Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences
Harvest
As green forage with loader wagon, for silage use with loader wagon or with chopper after prewilting phase
Harvest date
October

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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