Venture - Quick, Tough and Resilient, with minimal tillering and a bright red grain.
Venture is a highly drought tolerant medium -quick maturing sorghum that will suit any growers looking for a consistent, reliable performer under less than ideal growing conditions.
Venture has very high stay green characteristics which give it excellent drought tolerance which , combined with its medium quick maturity, makes it the first choice hybrid for marginal areas. Venture is a minimal tillering variety which helps ensure a high Water Use Efficiency characteristic where all available moisture is directed more towards grain fill rather than excessive tillering.
Venture has extremely large bright red seed and will slot into the red bird seeds specialty market that can often attract worthwhile price premiums.
It has a very useful midge tested 5 rating and has been bred to produce good supplies of viable pollen. This strong pollen flow, in combination with a noticeably short flowering duration, helps in resisting the onset of sorghum ergot.