Is the appin turnip suitable to mix with IRG?A list of our Stubble Turnip varieties available for the coming year.
Appin: A grazing turnip which is mostly leaf, with a leaf to root ratio of 80/20. Suitable for multi grazing.
Barabas: High leaf to bulb ratio resulting in high levels of protein. Fast Growing catch crop which is very suitable for grazing. Flexible sowing period with very good early vigour, UK Proven, highly palatable with good disease resistance, Quick to mature.
Barkant: A winter hardy, a highly digestible variety with high dry matter. Produces large tankard shaped roots which are palatable by both sheep and cattle. This is a proven and reliable stubble turnip.
Delilah: Delilah is ideal for finishing lambs and will produce huge, white tankard shaped bulbs. Good resistance to mildew.
Dynamo (Organic): produce heavy crops that are ideal for dairy grazing. Sowing throughout the summer until late August will provide feed through until January. Early sowing from late April -Ideal for fattening lambs from July onwards
Samson: Can produce huge, tankard-shaped purple bulbs which are very palatable to both sheep and cattle. In trials, Samson has shown to be preferentially grazed which can lead to higher intake and live weight gains.
Rondo: Rondo is a green-skinned variety, suitable for sheep or cattle. It has a very leafy growth habit with excellent disease resistance and can be utilised from September to early February. Rondo has excellent root anchorage which helps reduce wastage in the field.
Vollenda: A large-leafed, highly digestible variety with good early vigour and good disease resistance. It retains its palatability throughout the season, and is noted for its yield speed of growth and bolting resistance.
Skyfall (Hybrid Brassica) New! Skyfall is a new Hybrid brassica, bred to provide a palatable leafy feed which can be fed either in the summer, when grass growth might be limited, or sown later, to enable the crop to be grazed in the autumn or winter months. Skyfall’s hybrid ability enables regrowth potential and the possibility of producing extra feed.
Tyfon (Hybrid Turnip): Tyfon is ideally sown in the spring and utilised in the summer months when grass growth generally declines. Tyfon should not be sown too early as it is susceptible to bolting. Tyfon’s growth habit is very leafy with regrowth potential.