Lush

Forage sorghum

  • Sorghum x sudan grass
  • Low prussic acid levels
  • Fine stemmed, especially at higher planting rates
  • Very leafy forage with excellent leaf to stem ratio
  • Suits intensive grazing and high stocking rates
  • Ideal for early grazing
  • Makes excellent hay due to high leaf ratio and regrowth ability

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Lush is one of the most popular forage sorghums in Australia. It is a fine stemmed, leafy, highly productive, quick forage, that responds to intensive management.

 

Product fit

Any livestock producers looking for quick feed, and a lot of it. Lush lends itself to intensive grazing, and high inputs. It is reliable and proven across all summer forage areas of Australia.

 

Key features

  • Sorghum x sudan grass
  • Low prussic acid levels
  • Fine stemmed, especially at higher planting rates
  • Very leafy forage with excellent leaf to stem ratio
  • Suits intensive grazing and high stocking rates
  • Ideal for early grazing
  • Makes excellent hay due to high leaf ratio and regrowth ability

 

Suggested sowing rates

Marginal dryland: 3 – 5 kg/ha

Good dryland: 8 – 10 kg/ha

Irrigated: 15 – 25 kg/ha

 

Agronomy & management

 

 

 

Disclaimer: The information presented in this brochure is from official and other sources and is considered to be reliable. It is provided in good faith and every care has been taken to ensure its accuracy. Barenbrug does not accept any responsibility for the consequences that may arise from the acceptance of recommendations or the suggestions made.

Forage Sorghum

Forage sorghum is an excellent option for filling feed gaps. Easy to establish, this warm climate annual grass is quick to first grazing and highly productive. It can be readily used for grazing, hay, green-chop and silage production. 

Forage sorghum is an excellent option for filling feed gaps. Easy to establish, this warm climate annual grass is quick to first grazing and highly productive. It can be readily used for grazing, hay, green-chop and silage production. 

Forage sorghum is an excellent option for filling feed gaps. Easy to establish, this warm climate annual grass is quick to first grazing and highly productive. It can be readily used for grazing, hay, green-chop and silage production.