Derby Timothy

  • New!! Early maturing variety
  • Excellent winterhardiness and yield potential
  • Selected for improved regrowth after cutting
  • Excellent companion to legumes in mixtures
PLANT CHARACTERISTICS
Maturity Early

 

AGRONOMIC TRAITS
Persistence Fair
Drought Tolerance Fair

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS
Planting Rate (pure) 6 – 10 # / A
Planting Rate (mix) 2 – 4 # / A
Seeding Dates (Spring) 3/1 – 5/15
Seeding Dates (Summer) 8/1 – 9/15
Minimum Soil pH 5.5
Primary Use Pure grass or hay or grass/legume mixtures

 

Performance Data – Forage Yield
Variety Loc/Yrs %Mean
Derby 17 104
Colt 17 102
Clair 17 97
Climax 17 96

 

Performance Data – Forage Quality
Variety No. Cuts %CP %Mean RFV %Mean
Derby 3 12.7 95 101 100
Colt 3 13.5 101 99 99
Clair 3 12.7 95 104 103
Climax 3 14.4 107 102 101

 

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