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DwarfKing Forage Sorghum



  • Warm-season, single-cut forage sorghum that produces a grain head
  • Plants with a grain head are normally 6 to 7 feet tall with very good standability at harvest maturity
  • Highly digestible and palatable silage for beef or dairy cattle


  • Plant in spring or early summer to reach soft-dough maturity in 95 days
  • Plant after the danger of frost and soil temperatures exceed 65°
  • Exhibits good seedling vigor for no-till planting into stubble
  • Apply 1-1.25 pounds of actual nitrogen for each day to the expected harvest date

Appearance at Harvest Maturity

  • Plants with large grain heads will be 6 to 7 feet tall with thick stalks and very wide leaves


Seeding Rate Recommendations

  • Approximately 16,000 to 18,000 seeds per pound
  • In corn planter row widths, seed 6 to 8 pounds per acre dryland and 10 to 12 pounds per acre irrigated
  • For broadcast, seed 10 to 15 pounds per acre dryland and 15 to 20 pounds per acre irrigated