Forage rape is a quick growing, leafy brassica plant. Forage rape can be sown from spring to autumn. The species provides a very palatable, high yielding, protein rich forage option. It can be grazed, used in cut-and-carry systems, or made into hay or silage.
It is fast to establish – effective in suppressing weeds.
Builds organic matter
Helps to improve soils structure
Good soil cover
Improves water infiltration and water holding capacity