• True mon-germ cultivar
  • Medium-sized, uniform bulbs
  • High drymatter type (18-21%)
  • Very good leaf-holding ability
  • Very good resistance to bolting
  • 50% of bulb above ground
  • Above ground colour:orange

RIVAGE is a very modern fodder beet having only recently been released by French breeders Florimond Desprez, one of the world's leading fodder beet breeders. It is a very uniform cultivar that has performed at a consistently high level in New Zealand.

Product specifications

Suggested sowing time: Late September to early November 
Suggested sowing rate (seeds/ha):  80,000 grazing (Precision sown)
Time to first grazing: Anytime after all herbicide grazing withholding periods are met.
Typically 24-28 weeks to reach yield potential
Number of potential grazings:   1
Potential yield (t DM/ha):  Average = 18-22
Top = 30+
 Bulb DM %  13-15%
 Seed type  True mono-germ
 In-situ Grazing:  Very good option
 Mechanical Harvesting:  Not suitable