Top yield - good for silage
Very high yield of root and top
High dry matter content
Even height abowe soil
Ideal for silage with maize
High yield with MagnumMagnum can produce substantial yields of high quality forage and is an excellent supplement to grass silage. The roots are very palatable to stock and have superb feed quality. Specialist harvesting equipment is required to lift the roots and storage is required unless they are strip grazed in situ.
Reliable yield and quality
Magnum has a consistent root size and reliable high dry matter yields.
It is a very palatable variety and is therefore increasing appetite and dry matter intake in all stock.
High dry matter fodder beet has been shown to increase milk yield and daily live weight gain.
Due to its high dry matter content it is more frost resistant than other varieties with a high proportion of clean, white root in the ground.
Superb for silage
In trials Magnum has proved to be an excellent variety for making combined silage of fodder beets and maize. See more about fodder beet silage on
Trials in UK with Magnum
|Yield, DM, rel.*
|% DM in root
|% Root in gr.
*Rel. 100 = 15,2 t DM/ha. ** 1-9, 9 cleanest root