SOMMERFUTTER A2

viterra® Cover crop blend

SOMMERFUTTER A2

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... feed blend for harvest in first growing year

Benefits:

  • Composition as recommended quality standard mixture A2
  • Provides additional quality food as summer cover crop
  • Combination of Annual and Italian ryegrass provides well structured ruminant  suitable fodder
  • The mass-produced Italian ryegrass allows a winter greening after the harvest
  • viterra® SOMMERFUTTER A2 has a high pre-crop value due to good root-growth and condition

Blend details:

Weight %: 33 % Annual ryegrass
67 % Italian ryegrass
Free of crucifers: yes
Free of legumes: yes
Winter hardy: yes

Crop rotation suitability:

+ suitable / ++ strongly recommended
Maize ++
Cereals ++
Oilseed rape ++
Sugar beets +
Potatoes
Intensive crops
Legumes +

Usage:

  • Green manure
  • Biogas- and fodder production
  • Humus formation
  • Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
  • Protection against erosion

Agronomic features:

bad / early / short / low --- good / late / long / high
Weed suppression: 3
Protection against erosion: 6
Humus formation: 5
Drought tolerance: 5

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 45 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 - 4 cm
Sowing period Late June to late July (for greening until the end of August)
Fertilization An early fertilization to promote the initial development is recommended.
Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences
Harvest As green forage with loader wagon, for silage use with loader wagon or with chopper after prewilting phase
Harvest date October

21.02.2018 14:13:48 // 2.00

Downloads

Optimized pdf for print:
SOMMERFUTTER A2.pdf


viterra Bestellbogen 2018-2


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Cover Cropping: A guide to varieties, blends and their benefits
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main_catalogue_cover_cropping_2018.pdf

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