Short term/Italian Ryegrass
Thumpa is selected for rapid establishment and high yield - classic qualities of being a tetraploid Italian ryegrass. Quick growth ensures early feed for grazing or silage options and its late flowering characteristics keep the pasture yields up right through until later in the season. Ideal for rotational grazing, Thumpa is an excellent winter crop solution for Australian and New Zealand farmers.
- Thumpa is a leading high quality and high yielding tetraploid Italian ryegrass
- Thumpa’s strong seedling vigour and early winter growth makes it an ideal variety for producing a valuable feed wedge going into winter
- The late flowering nature of Thumpa and being a tetraploid makes for high quality late season forage, ideal for grazing, silage and hay
- Thumpa remains dense into the second year with excellent overall production
25-30 kg/ha alone
20-25 kg/ha with clovers and herbs