SWEETY

SWEETY

Festuca arundinacea

Tall fescue

Persistency, yield and quality in one

Persistency, yield and quality in one
Breeding for better persistency, yield and quality has are just some of the parameters, which are found in our tall fescue, SWEETY.

SWEETY is a slow starter but catches up already second year with up to 35 % higher yield and end up in the third year with up to 118 % higher yield than the control. When first establish you will differently not miss out on yield.

High in protein
Lack of protein in your forage can be crucial but just a small field of SWEETY will help you with a constant and high flow of protein into your feed. SWEETY do not disappoint and already in the first year you will be impressed by the amount of crude protein SWEETY delivers and the following years will not disappoint either.

Highly applicable for mixtures
SWEETY fits perfectly into you mix of grasses. Being a slow starter, it leaves space enough for other grasses, clover and herbs to establish. When first established it do not leave space for weed, hence you will improved you grass sward 

Named for grazing
Official trials also reveals SWEETY as being good for grazing. In official trials, SWEETY was grazed below the control and similar to the control in following year.

  • High yielding tall fescue
  • Highly applicable in mixtures
  • Protein content in top

Ratings

Scale 1-9, where 9 = best or most pronounced

Density
Winter hardiness
Yield
Lateness
Digestibility

Net energy for lactation at 20 kg drymatter
(NEL 20)

Source: Danish official trials 2014-2017

NEL 20 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
SWEETY 92 135 218
Control 100 100 100

Crude protein
(hkg)

Source: Danish official trials 2014-2017

Crude protein (hkg) Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
SWEETY 21,9 25,6 25,3
Control 21,5 17,8 11,1

Net energy for lactation at 20 kg drymatter

Source: Danish official trials 2014-2017
(Index NEL 20)

Crude protein

Source: Danish official trials 2014-2017
(hkg)
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