Jamon

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  • Sowing Time Late September to early November
  • Grazing Seasons Autumn, Winter
  • Time To First Grazing Anytime after all herbicide grazing withholding periods are met. Typically 24-28 weeks to reach yield potential

Jamon is a very uniform, mono-germ cultivar that has been evaluated in New Zealand for a number of years. It is an orange skinned cultivar with a bulb drymatter percentage of between 16 -18%, similar to many current industry products. Jamon is French fodder beet breeders Florimond Desprez’s most popular product and with our New Zealand experience we believe it complements Agricom’s current fodder beet range.

  • True mono-germ cultivar
  • Medium to high drymatter type (16-18%)
  • 50% of bulb above ground
  • Very good resistance to bolting
  • Above ground colour: Orange

 

 
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Sowing & Establishment

Suggested Sowing Time Late September to Early November
Suggested Sowing Rate (seeds/ha) 80,000 (precision sown)
Time to First Grazing Anytime after all herbicide grazing withholding periods are met. Typically 24-28 weeks to reach yield potential
Number of Potential Grazings 1
Potential Yield (t DM/ha)

Average = 18-22

Top = 30 +

Bulb DM% 16-18%
Seed Type True mono-germ
In-situ Grazing  Most suited
Mechanical Harvesting May be lifted, not ideal
  • Sowing Rate 80,000 (precision sown)
  • Sowing Time Late September to early November

Performance Data

Fodder beet variety bulb drymatter % Based on New Zealand industry literature currently available
 Low Medium High Sugar Beet
12-16 % 15-18% 17-22% 20-25%

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The flexibility of grazing is fantastic

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