- Small-seeded and thin-stemmed type
- Dark green color
- Anthracnose and Downy Mildew resistant
Greengrazer V is a small-seeded three way cross with thin stems that are highly palatable. Regrowth after cutting is very fast. Planting Greengrazer V at higher populations per acre will result in a finer stemmed forage. Finer stems will allow the forage to dry faster for higher quality hay than is possible with thick stemmed types. For grazing, wait until plants are 18”-36” tall. Remove cattle when plant height has been grazed down to 8”.
|Early Seedling Vigor:||Excellent|
|Recovery After Cutting:||Excellent|
|Maturity:||60 days boot|
|Plant Type:||Juicy Stalk|
|Approx. Seeds Per Pound:||19,500|
|Photosynthetic Type:||C4 – Warm Season|
|Soil Temperature:||Warm (60 F)|
- Soil temperature should be a minimum of 62 F.
- Can be no-tilled into the stubble of winter and spring crops.
- Planting depth should be 1”.
- Do not plant in soils with pH greater than 7.5.
- Greengrazer V is usually harvested 60-65 days after seeding.
- Protein will decline as harvest is delayed, but energy will increase upon heading due to continued sugar formation in the sorghum stalks and leaves, and carbohydrate deposition in the developing grains.
|Crop Use Information:|
|Ease of Establishment:||Good|
|Shade Tolerance:||Poor – Fair|
|Low pH Tolerance:||Moderate|
|Saline Soils (White Alkali):||Fair|
|Saline – Sodic Soils (Black Alkali):||Poor – Fair|
|Continuous Grazing:||Do not Continuous Graze|
- High yield potential.
- Thin-stemmed plant type.
- Small-seeded type.
- Dark green plant color.
- Good overall disease resistance package.
- Resistant to Anthracnose and Downy Mildew.
- Sweet juicy midrib.
Avoid Nitrate and Prussic Acid Poisoning from sorghum:
Avoid large nitrogen applications prior to expected drought periods. 2,4-D can increase Prussic Acid concentration for several weeks after application. Do not harvest drought-damaged plants within 4 days following a good rain. Do not green chop within 7 days of a killing frost. Cut at a higher stubble height, nitrates tend to accumulate in the lower stalk. Wait 1 month before feeding silage to give Prussic Acid enough time to dissipate.