Hybrid Pearl Millet
Often considered to have the highest forage quality among the conventional millets, hybrid pearl millet is used for grazing, green-chop, hay, haylage and silage. Along with being a popular cattle forage, hybrid pearl millet also has a following in the horse market. New BMR hybrid pearl millet provides exceptional forage quality and is the only millet with the BMR trait. Most varieties mature in in approximately 75 days, but it can be grazed in as little as 30 days. Hybrid pearl millet does not contain prussic acid toxicity.
Forage Quality: Medium-Excellent (BMR varieties are higher quality)
Seeding Rate: 15-20 lbs/acre drilled, 25 lbs/acre broadcast. Reduce seeding rate up to 50% for arid dryland.