A soft red wheat, Forager Wheat, is a medium to late season maturity winter wheat variety. Forager Wheat has excellent straw strength and overall preforms excellent in general disease tolerance properties.
Forager Wheat is primarily used for grazing/forage for the Southeastern to mid-South part of the U.S and can easily adapt to various soil conditions. Forager Wheat is commonly used for grazing, forage production and cover crop.
Height: Medium - Tall
Powdery mildew: Very Good
Stripe Rust: Very Good
Winterhardiness: Very Good
Forage quality: Very Good
Drill rate: 100lbs./acre
Broadcast rate: 125-150lbs./acre
Planting Time: Fall
Fertilizer: 300-400 lbs. per acre
Variety: Saluda or Jackson depending on availabiltiy