Sordan 79 is a versatile hybrid sorghum x sudangrass that can meet most summer forage needs. It is well suited for use as emergency feed. This hybrid is best used for hay, haylage and greenchop. Other uses include grazing and ground cover. Sordan 79 has a good leaf to stem ratio that helps provide good quality with proper management. Potato & Vegetable growers – Sordan 79 suppresses nematode populations when incorporated as green manure in the fall after it has been stressed (e.g., after first frost or ceasing irrigation).
- Dependable summer forage
- Good for late summer planting
- Best for hay, haylage, and greenchop
- Can be grazed
- Good leaf-to-stem ration
- Good for alkaline soils (salt tolerant)