Harvest

Harvest: Alkar EnergyGrass will bring full yields from the second year onwards. First year is for establishing and will bring only 70-80% of the yields. Alkar can be cut two times per year (early July and October)

Best date for harvesting: As soon as around 30% of the Alkar-plants are flowering

Machinery: Alkar can be havested with usual machinery. In October a drying period after mowing of a few hours might be neecessary. Hint: Alkar should be cut as small as possible by the forage harvester.

Yields: in the first year 13-15 tons per hectar, from second year onwards 17-20 tons  per hectar dry matter.

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