Stubble turnip (Brassica rapa var. rapa) is a traditional stubble and forage crop. Turnips are mainly fed fresh. This can be done by stable feeding or by strip grazing. Stubble turnips are also very suitable as a cover crop. Our varieties Delilah, Rondo, Samson and White Star have high dry matter yield and are frost resistant.
|Sowing rate||1-2 kg/ha grazing, 5 kg/ha as cover|
|Season¹||Late summer till mid/autumn|
|Sowing depth||1-2 cm|
|Row distance||As with cereals|
|Fertilizer||50-80 kg N/ha, 25 kg P/ha and 25 kg K/ha|
|Varieties||Delilah, Rondo, Samson, White Star|
¹ Based on moderate climate zone (North-West and Central Europa)