● Very fast growth.
● Provides a high protein forage,
● Large Leaf.
● Suitable for all classes of livestock and wildlife.
● Deep taproot, provides good drought tolerance.
● Assist in improving soil tilth.
Turnips provide fast growth, high protien and a good food source for most classes of livestock. Turnips provide a excellent early grazing when planted in the fall, which makes these and other brassica especially valuable during periods of hay and forage shortages. They are best planted in mixes of ryegrass and small grains.
Because of the moisture content is high in the leaf, is is best to provide supplimental dymatter such as hay to reduce scours.