Japanese Millet (also referred to as Barnyard Millet) is primarily grown as a high producing summer forage crop ideal for production of quick hay and/or bedding.
Japanese Millet is of significantly finer stemmed than sorghum sudan or pearl millet, and a little more coarse than oats.
Japanese Millet comes on fast, controls weeds and mellows up the ground. Soybeans do well following Japanese Millet.
Plant 1/4″-1/2″ depth.
Plant when soil temperature reaches 60 degrees farenheit. (In the midwest this would generally be the end of May or in June.)
Harvest at 40-50 inches or when crop is in the boot stage