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Forage Maize Seeds

(VERY EARLY F.A.O 160)

Benefits

  • Duxxbury combines excellent plant digestibility, energy and starch.
  • Very good grain maturity reaching advanced true cob maturity
  • Early whole plant dry down ensures good levels of dry matter in the clamp
  • Very good starch yields from the early cob ripeness
  • Excellent early vigour, standing power and produces well filled cobs reducing risk of microtoxin contamination in the clamp.
  • Duxxbury is recommended for all less favourable, marginal maize growing sites or where early harvest date is of prime importance
  • Very good eyespot resistance for an early maturing variety
  • Duxxbury offers a good balance of plant dry down and grain maturity ensuring maximum utilisation and intake.

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Information

A proven generation of early maturing maize from the same breeder as Agiraxx which has shown consistency in 5 years of National Listing Trials.

In the 2020 BSPB trials for an early variety Duxxbury achieved the best scores for early Summer Lodging, Lodging, Green Snap and Brackling, therefore ensuring reliable, easy and early harvesting.

Available with wireworm treatment (limited) Force 20 CS combined with Korit 420 FS.

Suitability

Duxxbury offers very early maturity even if sown relatively late after a spring silage cut or on less favourable sites.

Characteristics

Maturity 11

Dry Matter Yield % 97

Dry Matter % 37.4

Starch Content % 35.6

ME (MJ/kg) 11.7

Cell Wall Digestibility % 59.2

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(EARLY F.A.O 170)

Benefits

  • Agiraxx produces a sturdy leafy plant with excellent standing power even in exposed locations.
  • Highest dry matter yields in Kingshay trials
  • Very good grain maturity reaching advanced true cob maturity
  • In trials Agiraxx produces the silage with the highest total digestibility
  • High dry matter, starch and M.E yields ensure maximum livestock performance
  • Early leaf dry down combines well with grain maturity allowing early harvesting
  • A very bold plant with large uniform well formed and enclosed cobs
  • A robust variety with good early vigour ensures rapid establishment

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Information

The UK’s most proven Allround Maize variety.

A proven generation of high intake varieties from R.A.G.T offering maximum digestibility.

Combines high dry matter and starch yields resulting in high energy and digestible forage.

Available with wireworm treatment (limited) Fore 20 CS combined with Korit 420 FS.

Suitability

Suitable for favourable and less favourable sites.

Characteristics

Maturity 9

Dry Matter Yield % 108

Dry Matter % 35.25

Starch Content % 34.2

ME (MJ/kg) 11.6

Cell Wall Digestibility % 57

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(F.A.O 170)

Benefits

  • A new early hybrid from RAGT the same breeder as Agiraxx and Duxxbury
  • Exceptional all round standing power and disease resistance
  • Very good cob presentation and retention
  • Very Limited seed 2022

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Suitability

Successfully completed 2 years of UK National Listing trials.

Characteristics

Maturity 9 Mainstream

Dry Matter Yield % 103 High

Dry Matter % 35.5 High

Starch Content % 33 High

Cell Wall Digestibility % 59 Very High

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LIKEIT

(MAINSTREAM F.A.O 180/190)

Benefits

  • LikeIt shows very good early vigour combine highest standing power scores
  • High cell wall and whole plant digestibility %’s in UK National List Trials
  • Good all round disease tolerance including Eyespot and Fusarium
  • LikeIt is bred from Europe’s most proven breeding programme
  • Proven to be stable in a wide range of growing and soil situations
  • A versatile variety which is reliable for forage, energy and grain production
  • LikeIt’s high energy density is ideal for rations involving high proportions of maize silage and anaerobic digestion.
  • Excellent cob retention with the highest lodging and brackling scores

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Information

A very robust good looking hybrid with extremely good early vigour on all soil types.

In 2020 BSPB trials LikeIt shows high scores for all round disease resistance, with the best Standing power and Lodging scores.

LikeIt presents an exceptionally large cob which is fully enclosed.

Suitability

Well suited and proven for Biogas and Grain production.

Characteristics

Maturity 8

Dry Matter Yield % 104

Dry Matter % 34.3

Starch Content % 33

ME (MJ/kg) 11.3

Cell Wall Digestibility % 60

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SMOOTHI

(MAINSTREAM F.A.O 200)

Benefits

  • Consistently the highest fresh and dry matter yielding variety on the 2020 & 2021 BSPB list
  • Extremely good standing power and lodging resistance in all situations (Highest BSPB scores 2020 & 2021).
  • A robust plant type with good early vigour and forage production
  • Large root system gives excellent drought tolerance
  • Big strong plant for its maturity group, with high dry matter yield
  • A slightly greener plant results in a highly digestible good quality silage is clamped with high ME
  • Exceptionally good all round disease resistance
  • Produces enclosed well-formed mature cobs

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Information

Very consistent single cross variety, producing large strong plants with very good grain fill and uniform cobs.

A dual-use maize variety with slight stay green good digestibility and excellent forage qualities making it suitable for forage or biogas.

Suitability

Well suited and proven for high-yielding Biogas production.

Characteristics

Maturity 7

Dry Matter Yield % 107

Dry Matter % 30

Starch Content % 30

ME (MJ/kg) 11.5

Cell Wall Digestibility % 59

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FAXXANA

(F.A.O 210)

Benefits

  • A proven European maize variety with good yields
  • Produces a strong bulky plant with full cobs
  • Most suited to favourable sites and early sowing
  • An economically priced and robust variety
  • Excellent all round agronomic characteristics and plant health

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Suitability

Successfully used for forage and grain production.

Characteristics

Maturity 6

Dry Matter Yield % 102

Dry Matter % 32.4

ME (MJ/kg) 11.1

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