Top of the list in Germany, France and Switzerland
Barenbrug proudly presents a world class variety from its successful lucerne breeding program: Artemis. This reliable variety is at the top of the lists in Germany, France and Switzerland. It's an all-round lucerne that scores high on almost all characteristics, but especially on its exceptionally high yield. Besides, Artémis turns out to be a very persistent crop with outstanding resistance to nematodes and diseases. Regarding early cutting and feed quality, Artemis can be compared with Sanditi.
If you are looking for high protein production, Artemis is your crop! It's well known as an extremely high yielding crop. For both the first cuts in spring and the total yield. This Barenbrug variety is very well adapted to cutting and is therefore ideal to be utilized for making hay and silage.
Artemis produces a very strong crop. Because of an outstanding winter hardiness its persistency is very high. Due to its deep rooting system it improves the soil structure and grows very well under dry circumstances. For these reasons Artemis can be used for many years, without any problems.
As nematodes and diseases are an issue in lucerne growing, Artémis is a perfect choice because of its high resistance. At the French recommended list it is even denominated as the variety with the highest resistance to nematodes and other diseases (like Anthracnose and Verticilium).
Yellow Jacket Nitrogenerator® is Barenbrug’s seed enhancement technology for lucerne. Using new technology, high levels of effective Rhizobia are embedded in a protective polymer matrix. Together with a nutrient booster containing all essential minerals and trace elements, this product is designed to improve establishment and increase forage production.
Reasons to use Yellow Jacket Nitrogenerator®:
- Improved establishment under difficult conditions.
- Better use of available water and soil moisture.
- Increased disease resistance.
- Improved nitrogen fixation.
- Increased forage and protein yield.
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