Expect more from your silage hybrid

High total plant yield

A reliable and robust crop is essential on a dairy. Silage hybrids need good stalks, strong roots and drought and disease resistance.

Excellent feed quality

Silage in the ration must be palatable and promote healthy rumination, while providing the nutrition necessary to keep a herd healthy and productive.

High starch content

Corn silage needs plenty of energy-rich starch to make milk.

High starch digestibility

For maximum availability of starch in the rumen, kernels should break up easily into small particles at harvest and during cow chewing.

High fiber digestibility

Dairy Producers need a corn plant that has high NDF digestibility and suffi cient eff ective fi ber to promote rumination and rumen retention.

Short storage period

Dairy producers need a fermentable silage that can be fed quickly in order to save on storage space and to reduce dry matter losses.

Long harvest
window

To ensure the best quality silage makes it into the bunker, a hybrid should be slow-drying once it reaches optimal harvest moisture.

Ration type
adaptability

A silage hybrid needs to be versatile so that it can be balanced in various rations to satisfy the nutritional needs of all cow groups on the farm.

Strong agronomics

A reliable and robust crop is essential on a dairy. Silage hybrids need good stalks, strong roots and drought and disease resistance.