Luisetti_Forage_Crops_Turnips

APPIN

  • High leaf yields from multi crowned bulbs.
  • Can be sown from spring to autumn.
  • Vigorous establishment with quick maturity (60-100 days).
  • Suitable for all classes of grazing stock.

BARKANT

  • High yielding, early maturing turnip (60-90 days).
  • Provides a good forage crop in a wide range of soils and climatic conditions.
  • Versatile crop suitable for milking cows, lamb finishing or hogget rearing.
  • High utilisation of leaf and tankard shaped bulb.

DYNAMO

  • Summer forage crop for dairy cows.
  • Produces high dry matter yield (8-12 tonne/ha).
  • Maturity date of 70-100 days.
  • Ideal forage replacement in summer when pasture quality and quantity declines.

GREEN GLOBE

  • Mainly used for winter feed crop.
  • Sown January/February, ready for grazing June onwards.
  • Winter hardy and frost tolerant so keeps well through winter.
  • Can be sown as sole crop or mixed with other species as winter feed.
  • Leaf can comprise 40-50% of yield.

NEW YORK

  • Grown for late autumn/early winter feed.
  • Medium maturing (16-18 weeks).
  • Bred for improved Turnip Mosaic Virus tolerance.
  • Higher leaf to bulb ratio than York Globe.

RIVAL

  • Best used as summer turnip to fill feed vacuum during summer.
  • Early maturing cultivar (60-90 days).
  • Single graze, with excellent leaf production and tanker shaped bulb allowing good utilisation.

WHITE STAR

  • Mid maturing (90-100 days) stubble turnip.
  • Suitable for use as summer/autumn/winter feed.
  • High yield from round bulb and erect, productive tops.

YORK GLOBE

  • Older versatile variety, can be used for summer or winter feed.
  • Can be sown as sole crop for early winter feed or added (200gm/ha) to a pasture mix.
  • Earlier maturing (90 days).
  • Softer flesh with lower leaf/bulb ratio, does not keep through winter as well as Green Globe.