Foxtail Millet

Species: Foxtail millet [Setaria italica (L.) Beauv.]
Cultivars:
Origin: Asia
Use: Grazing, hay, wildlife.
Description:
General:
Life Span:
3-4 feet tall, bunchgrass.
Annual
Adaptation:
pH:
Soil:
Rainfall:
Temperature:
5.5-7.0
Sandy-loam.
25-60 Inches. Usually requires 1/3 less water than corn.
53ยบ F (minimum).
Management:
Seeding Rate:
Planting Date:
Planting Depth:
Seed Cost:
Season of Use:
Production:
15-20 lb/A
May
0.25-.50 inch
$8-10/A
June-August
4000-6000 lb/A
Notes:
  • Not recommended for horses.

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