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Forage Sorghums

Alta Seeds offers the latest technology and proprietary genetics to forage sorghum growers in the USA.  Our hybrids consistently rank as top performers in variety trials for yield and nutritional quality. The Alta Seeds forage sorghum line-up provides growers with an assortment of versatile hybrids with outstanding performance, drought tolerance and water-use efficiency.

Forage Selection Chart

AF7101

Early Season Silage with Grain

  • Harvest 82-85 days after emergence
  • Very good early vigor
  • Dry stalk for quick dry down
  • Versatile product
  • Double crop silage option
  • BMR-6 provides excellent nutrition

AF7102

Earliest BMR-6 Brachytic Dwarf

  • Harvest 85-89 days after emergence
  • Brachytic dwarf genetics provide stout stalks for excellent standability
  • Outstanding digestibility from BMR-6
  • Excellent for silage
  • Double crop silage option

AF7201

Medium-Early Silage with Grain

  • Harvest 90-95 days after emergence
  • BMR-6 provides excellent nutrition
  • Great on Dryland or limited irrigation
  • Dry stalk for quick dry down
  • Excellent double crop choice

AF7202

Medium-Early Brachytic Dwarf

  • Harvest 90-95 days after emergence
  • Brachytic dwarf genetics provide stout stalks for excellent standability
  • Exceptional digestibility from BMR-6
  • Great yield for maturity
  • Excellent silage choice

AF7301

Medium Season Silage without Grain

  • Harvest 95-105 days after emergence
  • Male sterile product for high energy forage
  • BMR-6 provides excellent nutrition
  • Double crop option

AF7401

All-Star Full Season Silage with Grain

  • High yielding performance
  • BMR-6 for superior forage quality
  • Brachytic dwarf genetics provide stout stalks for excellent standability
  • Economical performance and efficiency

AF8301

Medium non-BMR Silage with Grain

  • Harvest 100 days after emergence
  • Tremendous drought tolerance and yield potential
  • Good nutritional quality for standard midrib hybrid
  • Excellent plant uniformity

Sorghum Sudangrass

Alta Seeds offers the latest technology and proprietary genetics to forage growers. Our hybrids consistently rank as top performers in variety trials for yield and nutritional quality. The Alta Seeds forage line-up provides growers with an assortment of versatile hybrids with outstanding performance, drought tolerance and water-use efficiency

Sorghum Sudangrass Selection Chart

AS5201

Medium Maturity Sorghum-Sudangrass

  • Ideal for dryland or limited irrigation production
  • Thin stemmed plant type
  • Versatile crop usage for hay, silage and grazing

AS6201

Medium-Early Maturity Sorghum-Sudangrass

  • Economically priced BMR-6 sorghum-sudangrass
  • Exceptional drought tolerance
  • Excellent re-growth for multiple quality cuts

AS6401

Late Maturity Sorghum-Sudangrass

  • Versatile hybrid for hay, silage or grazing
  • Highly disease resistant
  • Superior forage quality with high palatability and forage fiber digestibility

AS6402

Late Maturity Sorghum-Sudangrass

  • Brachytic dwarf characteristic provides high leaf-to-stem ratio
  • Superior standability and excellent re-growth
  • Superb tonnage under multiple harvest systems
  • BMR-6 provides high-quality nutrition

AS6501

Photoperiod Sensitive Sorghum-Sudangrass

  • Extended harvest window
  • Excellent re-growth after harvest
  • Exceptional drought tolerance
  • BMR-6 provides high-quality nutrition

AS9301

Medium Maturity Sudangrass

  • Dry stalk for quick dry down
  • Excellent re-growth after harvest
  • Exceptional drought tolerance
  • BMR-6 for high digestibility

AS9302

Medium Maturity Sudangrass

  • Brachytic dwarf trait provides stout stalks for excellent standability
  • Excellent for dry hay and rotational grazing
  • Dry stalk for quick dry down
  • Exceptional re-growth and BMR-6 for high digestibility

 Wonderleaf Pearl Millet

Wonderleaf is a hybrid pearl millet from Alta Seeds. Pearl millet is a bushy type of plant that offers high yield potential in growing areas characterized by drought, low soil fertility, and high temperature. It grows quickly and can produce with as little as 16 inches of water.

Hybrid Pearl Millet

  • Bush type hybrid with high yield potential
  • Tall, upright and heavy tillering
  • Excellent for warm season pasture or hay
  • Widely adapted to many diverse geographic regions
  • No prussic acid concerns

Grain Hybrids

You can count on Alta Seeds brand grain sorghum products for top yield potential, drought tolerance and excellent standability. Alta Seeds offers a full line of grain sorghum hybrids, with seed treatment options to meet your needs.

Grain Hybrids Selection Chart

AG1101

Earliest Bronze Grain Sorghum

  • Excellent yield for maturity
  • Very uniform
  • Strong drought tolerance
  • Excellent for areas needing early maturity or for double cropping situations
  • Intense bronze-colored grain

AG1201

Early Bronze Grain Sorghum

  • Very uniform
  • Excellent yield for maturity
  • Strong drought tolerance
  • Adaptable across a wide range of growing conditions 

AG1203

Medium-Early Bronze Grain Sorghum

  • Outstanding yield for maturity
  • Strong standability and excellent uniformity
  • Excellent drought tolerance and dryland option
  • Adaptable across a wide range of growing conditions 

AG1301

Medium-Early Cream Grain Sorghum

  • Performs well in dryland conditions and responds very favorably to irrigation
  • Excellent stay green
  • Good standability
  • Very good plant uniformity
  • Strong performance across wide variety of environments 

AG1401

Medium-Early White Grain Sorghum

  • Food-grade, white seeded hybrid with tan plant color
  • Good yield potential under stress
  • Uniform short plant with good head exertion

AG2103

Medium Red Grain Sorghum

  • Excellent yield for maturity
  • Tremendous disease package
  • Consistent yields across all environments
  • Not recommended for downy mildew prone areas

AG2105

Medium Red Grain Sorghum

  • Excellent yield potential for maturity
  • Excellent drought tolerance
  • Good threshability and seedling vigor
  • Highly resistant to root lodging

AG2115

Medium Red Grain Sorghum

  • Dependable, proven performer
  • Medium height, good uniformity, superior stalks
  • Maintains agronomics and yields well under drought stress and produces exceptional yields under more ideal conditions

AG3101

Medium-late Red Grain Sorghum

  • Taller red seeded hybrid with excellent top-end yield potential
  • Very good disease package
  • High test weights
  • Excellent head exertion

AG3201

Medium-Late Maturity Bronze Grain Sorghum

  • Semi-open-headed, bronze hybrid with excellent top-end yield potential
  • Downy mildew resistance to R3 & R6
  • Well suited to the upper Gulf Coast and East Coast