Blizzard is a white-skinned fodder beet with excellent leaf holding ability and disease resistance, which helps to maximise yield potential. It should be used when maximum yield/ha is sought from a lifted crop, and has 20-22% DM content.
High DM yield
Blizzard has performed very well in trials, with significantly higher total DM yield than low - medium DM cultivars. Blizzard is not recommended for grazing because it has a high proportion of the bulb in the ground, reducing utilisation.
The higher DM content of Blizzard enables it to be kept for longer in a windrow. When leaves are removed. Blizzard can be stored for up to 5 months, but bulbs will dry out over time, so DM % may need to be re-tested to allow for accurate feed allocation.