- Boot stage silage, mid April harvest
- High protein, high palatability
- Heavy, late tillering, high yielding
- Well suited for hay
Lance is a later maturing variety that has very high tillering which results in exceptionally high forage yields. Combining the advantages of both varieties, Lance mixed with Merlin gives the grower a high producing blend that canopies over early, offering better weed competition and a heavy late tillering variety that has great production, standability, and nutritional characteristics. This blend has the versatility to be planted early in the fall and harvested early in the spring. The awnless feature also gives the grower the ability to harvest late and make a high yielding hay crop.