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Dynamite Double Cut Red Clover

A high-yielding, double-cut clover with improved disease resistance and forage production.

Dynamite Red Clover Fetured Small
For Dynamite Red Clover, (Trifolium pratense) improving productivity and reducing costs is the ultimate goal to help livestock farmers facing sluggish prices and low margins. Recent research shows that introducing red clover into a silage crop can achieve significant advantages by reducing input costs and improving nutritional values. With good ensiling techniques, Dynamite red clover can be successfully incorporated into balage. This provides flexible feeding options that deliver excellent nutritional requirements for different types of stock. Dynamite forage is less fibrous and highly digestible, which can lead to an increase in animal performance in terms of both milk and meat production. Introducing Dynamite red clover can reduce requirements for outside supplements providing a source of affordable homegrown protein. As an added benefit, it fixes nitrogen, leading to further savings in fertilizer costs.
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Nitrogen Fixation

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Erosion Control

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Weed Control

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Compacted Soils

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Nutrient Recycling

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Water Infiltration

Quick Growth

Quality Forage

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Nematode Control

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Beneficial Insectary

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Root Structure
Carbon Ratio
Seeds Per Pound
Short-Lived Perennial
Tap Root
6.0 – 7.5

Planting Instructions:

Seeding Rate:
8-10 lbs./acre (monoculture)
12-15 lbs./acre (monoculture)
Planting Depth:
1/4 – 1/2 inch
Ideal Soil:
Loam to clay-loam soils
Ideal Planting Season:
Spring & Fall
Forage Quality Ability to improve forage quality by suppressing weeds and providing highly nutritious forage  
Nutrient Recycling Ability to store excess nutrients for use in subsequent cash crops  
Quick Growth Ability to increase soil organic matter by accumulating biomass in a short period of time  
Weed Suppression Ability to suppress weeds by shading soil and releasing allelopathic chemicals  
Nitrogen Fixation Ability to fix nitrogen into your soil for your subsequent cash crops to utilize as fertilizer for growth and energy  
Beneficial Insectary Ability to attract beneficial insects and reduce your reliance on costly insecticides  
Soil Compaction Ability to increase nutrient uptake and root development by breaking up dense and compacted soil  
Erosion Control Ability to hold soil in place to capture and retain moisture from rainfall and prevent topsoil erosion  
Water Management Ability to increase field productivity by improving the drainage of wet soils  
Heat Ability to tolerate heat stress caused by warm temperatures and/or limited water availability  
Drought Ability to tolerate periods of limited water availability  
Sub-Freezing Ability to tolerate freezing temperatures for an extended period of time  
Shade Ability to tolerate low light conditions caused by plant competition  
Flood Ability to tolerate standing water or flooded areas for a limited period of time  
Low Fertility Ability to tolerate soils with limited nitrogen, and other mineral resources necessary for growth  
Protein 26.80%
Relative Forage Value 218
Water Soluble Carbohydrates 8.30% 
Total Digestible Nutrients 65%
Red=Host, Green=Non-host, Yellow=Insufficient Data
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