Barsica Forage Rapeseed


Barsica Forage Rapeseed  is a fast maturing single or multi-graze forage crop that can be sown for summer, autumn or winter feed. It has higher protein and dry matter content than turnips. It can be sown from early spring to late summer depending on its use. While typically sown as pure stands, it can be sown in combination with other forages.  If not over grazed, Barsica Forage Rapeseed can have regrowth

Seeding & Growth

Drilled: 6 lb/A, 1/4" to 1/2" deep
Broadcast: 8 lb/A
In a Mix: 2-3 lb/A

Dates: Anytime after last threat if spring frost, Seed 6-10 weeks before avg first frost

Avg seeds/lb: 149,800
Emergence: 4-8 days
Height: 3"-5"
Drought and Heat: Fair heat and low drought tolerance
Flooding: Does not tolerate flooding or ponding