Buffalo is a hybrid which is well-performing in France. The plants reach heights of 1.60 to 1.80 mtr. The late ripening sorghum benefits from a long growing season.
- Brown Mid Rib technology for fast lignin degradation
- Harvest in October and ensiling with maize is possible ensiling together with corn
- Broad leaves
Sorghum is sown in rows with an beet or corn sowing machine with sorghum discs. As an alternative sorghum can also be broadcast-sown.
When selecting your sowing machine, please take in mind that seed sizes might vary greatly amongst varieties.
210.000 - 270.000 zaden per/ha
A preparation of a false seed bed before sowing reduces weed pressure during initial development. A combination of mechanical and chemical weed control, whenever possible, is also recommended.