Crabgrasses by Barenbrug

Crabgrass is a valuable summer annual forage option for grazing operations. It can be used in dedicated fields, however, its most common use is as a planned volunteer summer forage following winter small grain pasture, hay or grain production, or in summer dormant cool season grass pastures.

Mojo

Yellow Jacket Coated Crabgrass

  • Now Including Impact from The Noble Research Institute
  • High quality summer feed
  • Quick drought recovery
  • Widely adapted
  • Easy to establish 
  • High yielding summer annual
  • Premium Crabgrass Seed Mixture

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Mojo Forage Crabgrass Seed

Mojo is Barenbrug USA’s new Yellow Jacket® Coated, improved forage crabgrass seed from our Pinpoint™ family of products that works like magic during the hot dry months. Crabgrass is a high quality, high yielding summer annual forage that is excellent for grazing and haying. This variety of crabgrass produces a highly digestible forage (up to 73% NDFd) and high crude protein content (25-30% early season; 15-20% mid-summer; 10% late season). Areas of adaption extend from Nebraska, south and east to the Gulf and Atlantic coasts. If your summer pasture has lost it's appeal now is the time to get your mojo back with this crabgrass seed. 

 

MOJO: Now Including Impact

Impact crabgrass was released from Noble Research Institute for forage livestock producers needing a

later-maturing cultivar than Red River but one that is also broadly adapted, high-yielding, and with improved nutritive quality and good reseeding ability.

 

Impact Forage Crabgrass Seed Test Plots in Ardmore, OK

Maturity difference (14 Days) between Red River (left) and Impact (right). Ardmore, OK 2012. Plots sown on the same day.

 

Suggested Planting & Management:

Tilled & Planted in Spring:
1. Prepare the ground by discing and harrowing in spring. Firm soil to where a footprint leaves an impression 1/2" deep.

2. Plant seed shallow when soil temperatures reach 50ºF in the spring. Using a drill or seeder with a small seed box is best, but a grain drill can work.

3. When the grass begins to form stolons (“runners”), apply nitrogen (50 to 100 lb N/acre).

4. Graze when grass reaches 6 to 8 inches.

 

Mojo Forage Crabgrass growing height

Mojo forage crabgrass height.

 

Crabgrass 
Broadcast with Small Grains in Fall:
1. Small grain forage such as rye, wheat, or triticale planted in the fall.

2. Broadcast a mixture of 5 to 7 lb of seed and fertilizer the following March through May.

3. Graze out the small grain pasture.

4. Fertilize with nitrogen (50 to 100 lb N/acre)

5. Begin grazing once the grass reaches 6 to 8 inches in height. Rotational grazing is the best management to maximize quality and quantity.

6. Apply additional nitrogen fertilizer as needed and if precipitation is adequate.

 

Additional Management Tips for Mojo Forage Crabgrass Seed

 

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