Monro

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

Monro is a red coloured beet with a large more rounded bulb shape. It is suitable for in paddock grazing where it is readily accessible to the grazing animal. 

  • True mono-germ cultivar
  • Larger bulb type
  • Low drymatter type (13-15%)*
  • 60% of bulb above ground
  • Good resistance to bolting
  • Above ground colour: red

 

Monro fodder beet

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% 13-15%
Seed Type True mono-germ
In-situ Grazing  Very good option
Mechanical Harvesting Not suitable
  • Sowing Rate 80,000 (precision sown)
  • Sowing Time Late September to early November
Ben Trotter | Agricom
Monro is a tidy monogerm beet, suitable for all stock classes because of its lower DM percentage. I’ve found it to do particularly well in systems fattening R1 beef cattle

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