Pronto

Fast maturing for early grazing, silage and hay

  • Ready to graze in 40-55 days
  • Ideal grazing at 1m high
  • Produces excellent pit or wrap silage
  • Best cut for high quality hay at between 1.5-2m high
  • Fine stems and wide large leaf
  • Excellent production under irrigation
  • Ideal for silage and hay production
  • Sowing Rate 25 - 50
  • Days to Grazing From 40 To 55
  • Growing Seasons Spring,Summer
  • Grazing Seasons Summer,Autumn
  • Rainfall Minimum 450mm per annum

Pronto® forage sorghum is a fast maturing sorghum sudan cross suited to a wide range of environments. Pronto produces large wide leaves and fine stems which makes it an ideal option for silage/hay production.

Sowing Guide

Pronto may be planted from early spring through to late summer with best establishment achieved when soil temperature is 16C and rising. Sowing rates will depend on the farming system, available irrigation or expected rainfall
 

Marginal Dryland 4 - 8kg/ha 
Good Dryland  8 - 20kg/ha
Irrigation/high rainfall 20 - 30kg/ha

Pronto® forage sorghum

Grazing Management

Pronto has the ability to produce quality forage during the summer period with increased production from irrigation or summer rain due to the higher water use efficiency of forage sorghum. It is well suited to dairy and beef production and provides quick regrowth for 2-3 grazing’s or cutting for hay/silage production over the summer period.

Rainfall

Minimum 450mm rainfall per annum unless irrigated

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