Rivage is a very modern fodder beet having only recently been released by French breeders Florimond Desprez, one of the world's leading fodder beet breeders. It is a very uniform cultivar that has performed at a consistently high level in New Zealand.
|Suggested sowing time:||Late September to early November|
|Suggested sowing rate (seeds/ha):||80,000 grazing (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+
|Seed type:||True mono-germ|
|In-situ Grazing:||Very good option|
|Mechanical Harvesting:||Not suitable|