Swede (Brassica nap nap)

Ref: swede

This crop is ideally suited to cooler, wetter parts of the north and west of Britain. Swedes are superior to turnips for frost hardiness and keeping quality. Sowing should take place from early April until mid-June. For stock or pot.

Persistence (0-10 Years)
Yield (0-20 T DM/Ha)
Grazing Suitability (1-5)

Units AcHaKg

£42.80 / Kg

Sowing rate: 1.5kg/acre (3.8kg/ha)

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Swedes are one of the highest energy forage crops, they are used to provide food for livestock, in the form of finishing lambs or providing a winter maintenance forage.

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