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Main Crop Turnip

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BENEFITS OF GROWING MAIN CROP TURNIPS:

  • Good winter hardiness (massif)
  • Can be sown later than swedes
  • Can be mixed with leafy forage crops to extend grazing days

Sowing rates
Direct drill – 1.2-1.6kg/acre.
Broadcast – 2kg/acre
Precision Drill – (grade G) 0.14-0.34kg/acre

Sowing dates
May to July

Utilisation dates
October to February (Massif), Greenglobe – pre Christmas

Time to mature
12-15 weeks

How to sow
Same as swedes – or can be broadcast @ 1.5-2kgs/acre

How to utilise
Graze in situ and can be lifted.

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