Mainstar

Forage Rape

Mainstar Forage Rape

Enterprise Type

Sowing Rate

3-4 kg/ha

Rainfall / Irrigation

500mm+

Mainstar is a short type brassica that has excellent regrowth potential after grazing, giving it the ability to respond to
moisture after long periods of summer dry. It has increased forage yields over other short type brassicas. Animal testing
during the breeding process found Mainstar to have a higher leaf percentage and superior animal preference over
other short type brassicas. Mainstar can be grazed 10-12 weeks after sowing.

 

Key Features:

  • Early maturing, 10-12 weeks
  • Highly palatable
  • Excellect regrowth potential
  • Tolerant to aphids
  • High leaf percentage and superior animal preference


    Sowing Rate:
  • 3-4 kg/ha alone, 1-2 kg/ha in herb mixes

 

Suggested Sowing Time:

  • August to November (Spring sowing) or February to April (Autumn sowing)

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