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Ultra Early Maize


Here at ForFarmers we have a range of ultra early varieties (FAO 150-160).These varieties are usually sown for an early harvest or on a marginal site in May. Please browse our range below.

  • Usually sown for an early harvest or on a marginal site in May
  • Ideal for cool sites or low heat unit areas
  • High starch content ideal for a TMR up to 50% maize silage

CITO                                                                                                                      (1st choice less favourable)
  • Allows options for early harvest or late planting across marginal sites
  • High yield performance in ultra early sector. 93% DM yield - 16.5 t/ha 38.2% DM content
  • Above average starch content - 38.3%
  • ME of fresh plant at harvest 11.97 MJ/Kg dry matter 
  • Cell wall digestibility above average - 59.3%
  • Average early vigour - 7.1
  • Ideal for late drilling
AUGUSTUS                                                                                                           (1st choice less favourable)
  • Delivers high starch content silage where short season maturity is essential. 
  • 94% Dry matter yield - 16.6 t/ha 36% Dry matter content
  • Above average starch content - 36.8%
  • ME of fresh plant at harvest 11.78 MJ/Kg dry matter 
  • Cell wall digestibility average - 58.5%
  • Average early vigour - 7.1 
EMMERSON                                                                                                        (2nd choice less favourable)
  • Allows for early harvest without the yield penalty 
  • High yield performance. 94% Dry matter yield - 16.6 t/ha 37.8% Dry matter content
  • Above average starch content - 35.7%
  • ME of fresh plant at harvest 11.62 MJ/Kg dry matter 
  • Cell wall digestibility above average - 57.5%
  • Average early vigour - 6.8
  • Ideal for late drilling
PEREZ                                                                                                                  (2nd choice less favourable)
  • Early harvest with high yield. 
  • 98% Dry matter yield - 17.2 t/ha 35.1% Dry matter content
  • Above average starch content - 35.5%
  • ME  of fresh plant at harvest 11.58 MJ/Kg dry matter 
  • Cell wall digestibility average - 57.2%
  • Above average early vigour - 7.2

For more information

For more information on maize varieties or if you would like to speak to a specialist about how to maximise your homegrown maize please contact your local Account Manager or send us online enquiry here.
 

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