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Benifits

• Suitable forage for all classes of livestock.
• High leaf to stem ratio
• High protein content
• Excellent seeding vigor with rapid re-growth
• Lower fertility requirements than sorghum sudangrass hybrids
• No threat of Prussic Acid poisoning
• Provides an excellent emergency forage during dry stressed conditions

Hybrid Pearl MIllet  is a dual purpose summer annual forage suitable for all classes of livestock.Hybrid Pearl Millet produces an abundance of fine-stemmed leafy forage that recovers quickly after grazing or mowing. .With outstanding drought tolerance coupled with the fact that there no threat of prussic acid poisoning as associated with sorghum sudangrass or sorghum type forages. Hybrid Pearl Millet  provides the perfect forage for late summer or emergency grazing especially under stress conditions.


Planting Information:

Planting Rate 
   Drill/Row
15-20 lbs/acre
   Broadcast:
20-25 lbs/ acre
Planting Depth:
1/2 inch
Perfered Soil Type:
 Sandy Loam - Clay loam
Perfered Soil pH
5.4-7.5
Rainfall Requirments
18-30 inches
Flood Tolerance
Poor
Drought Tolerance:
Fair-Good 
Cold Tolerance:
Poor

SOIL HEALTH BENIFITS:

Nitrogen Fixation:
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Nitrogen Scavenging:
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Nutrient Recycling:
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Erosion Control:
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Weed Suppression:
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Plant Growth Characteristics:

Life Cycle:
Annual
Season of Use:
Spring - Summer
Native/Introduced:
Growth Habit:
Erect
Plant Height:
4-6 ft 
Seedling Vigor
Good
Method of Reproduction:
Seed
Reseeding Traits:
N/A
Recovery after Clipping:
Good

Plant Use:

Grazing
   Contiuous Grazing
Poor
   Rotational Grazing
Good
  Hay
Good
Livestock
    Cattle
Good
     Horses
Good
     Sheep/Goats
Good
Wildlife:
    Deer
Fair- Poor
    Quail
Good
    Dove
Good
    Turkey
Good