Products — Root crops

Kale

MARROW STEM

A valuable crop suitable for the dairy herd coming off grass for the autumn. Has a thick stem and large nutritious leaves.

THOUSAND HEAD

Although it is not as palatable as Marrow Stem Kale, it is more leafy and frost resistant. Provided it is not over-mature or grown too large, cattle will eat the stem completely.

GRADED SEED H

1.75 mm - 2.00 mm. For use with Stanhay Belt No. 7.5 or 8 Webb Selector Wheel B.

GRADED SEED J

2.00 mm - 2.25 mm for use with Stanhay Belt No. 8.5 or Webb Selector Wheel C.

When seed is graded, it becomes uniform in size thus easing precision drilling. If you would like graded seed, please enquire when ordering.

Seed treatments

CRUISER SB - is available as an insecticide for the prevention of flea beetle damage in the early stages of growth.

Fodder Beet

An crop for cattle as it produces high dry matter yields with high energy values. It is suitable for producing high quality feed in areas where forage maize is unsuitable. It tends to be more drought tolerant than swedes and turnips. All Fodder Beet varieties are pelleted in 1 acre boxes.

ROBBOS

Very high dry matter yields.  Easy to harvest with a clean yellow root.

MAGNUM

Very high yields and dry matter, easily harvested by sugar beet machines. White rooted beet.

Mangle

BRIGADIER

Orange intermediate globe shape; large top with 11.2% dry matter.

Turnip

GREEN GLOBE

An excellent white-fleshed turnip with green top root. High feeding value and good keeping quality.

 

Stubble turnip

BARKANT

This purple top variety has high leaf and root yield and is suitable for summer or autumn use.