Forage Maize

Glory “Unrivalled Starch yield”
  • GLORY is very early maturing and is suitable for marginal sites or later sowing.
  • GLORY is the TOP variety available for starch yield.
  • With a very high starch content and improved digestible fibre, GLORY produces superb quality silage.
  • GLORY is one of the best varieties available for ME yield – the 3rd highest on the NIAB List.
  • GLORY has EXCELLENT EYESPOT TOLERANCE – one of the best 3 on the entire NIAB List
  1. MATURITY CLASS 10 (FAO 190) VERY EARLY
  2. EARLY VIGOUR 7.7 SUPERB
  3. YIELD DM 104% VERY HIGH
  4. STARCH YIELD 112% TOP QUALITY
AMBITION The UK’s top selling variety
  • AMBITION produces the TOP ME yield of all varieties on the NIAB List.
  • AMBITION is the 3rd highest first choice variety for dry matter yield.
  • AMBITION’s excellent early vigour, gives maximum performance in all conditions.
  • AMBITION is very flexible and performs exceptionally well under plastic.
  • AMBITION HAS EXCELLENT EYESPOT TOLERANCE – one of the best 3 varieties on the entire NIAB list.
  1. MATURITY CLASS 9 (FAO 180) EARLY
  2. EARLY VIGOUR 7.8 EXCELLENT
  3. YIELD DM 105% VERY HIGH
  4. STARCH YIELD 107% GOOD QUALITY
ACTIVATE Concentrated goodness
  • The combination of top starch content and superior cell wall digestibility means that ACTIVATE produces energy dense maize for top performing silage.
  • ACTIVATE has the 2nd highest starch yield of all varieties on the NIAB List.
  • ACTIVATE - the highest ME content of all the varieties on the entire NIAB List.
  • ACTIVATE has excellent cob tip cover and stays green up to harvest, reducing the risk of Fusarium infection.
  1. MATURITY CLASS 11 (FAO 140) VERY EARLY
  2. EARLY VIGOUR 7.3 GOOD
  3. YIELD DM 98% GOOD
  4. STARCH YIELD 112% TOP QUALITY
AUGUSTUS (MC10) A Born Leader!
  1. Maturity: Ultra Early: FAO 170
  • No.1 DM yield in its segment – (2012: 101 – 113) across all sites
  • Rapid early vigour (2012: 7.7) Up to (9.0) on warmer sites
  • Semi stay-green for wider harvest window
  • Full cob sheath coverage
  • Excellent starch (2012: 27 – 39.6%) & M.E content (2012: 11.2 – 11.5 MJ/KG)
  • Suitable for Medium Loam – Heavy Clay soils
SEVERUS (MC 8) Commanding Yields from KWS
  1. Maturity: Early: FAO 170
  • Top DM yield in its class - all NIAB trials - 113%
  • Outstanding early vigour on all soil types 8.7
  • Very high starch 39.6% & ME content 11.7 MJ/Kg
  • Suitable for all soil types from Light Sandy to Heavy Clay
  1. Data source: FERA/NIAB NL1-2 Trials 2010-2011 (marginal & intermediate sites)
KOUGAR (MC 7/8) KWS’s Most Popular Hybrid
  1. Maturity: Early: FAO 170
  • 105–109% DM yield across all NIAB trials
  • Good early vigour (7.3–7.6) on tough sites
  • Balanced starch (34.0%) and ME content (11.4 MJ/Kg)
  • Suitable for Light Sandy to Medium Loam soils
  1. Data source: NIAB Descriptive List Trial Reports (2009-11)

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