Major Plus

Yellow-fleshed swede

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Major Plus swede
  • Softest bulb swede on the market
  • Early maturing main swede crop
  • Good yielding swede with a potential yield of 16000 kgDM/ha
  • Yellow-fleshed, light purple-skinned bulb
Farm Type
  • Sowing Rate 1.5 kg/ha
  • Days to Grazing From 150 to 220
  • Growing Seasons Spring, Summer
  • Grazing Seasons Autumn, Winter
  • Potential Yield 16,000 kgDM/ha
  • Utilisation 80%

Grazing Management

  • Number of Grazings 1
Jason Burr

"Over the last couple of years we have changed our major Plus planting rates and have found that 1.2 kg of seed/ha provides good leaf percentage and excellent bulb yield. We follow best management practice and crop tonnage is always consistent at around 18.5 tonnes, year after year"

Jason burr, Waikato

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