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Maize, Oil crops and sorghum division
Forage maize at RAGT
RAGT has 4 forage maize breeding programmes located at 7 sites across Europe with differing soil and climatic conditions.

The main selection criteria for forage maize varieties are:
  • Improved yield with earliness
  • Improved starch content
  • Cell wall digestibility
  • Standing ability
  • Disease resistance
RAGT is continually producing new forage maize varieties that show constant improvement in terms of productivity and nutritive value.