MORE THAN FORAGE. IT’S EMPYR.
Meet the world-class seed lineup that will transform your operation.
You want more from your forages. You want the best.
EMPYR Premier Forages are our top-of-the-line, carefully selected hybrids that consistently outperform and outproduce the others in their class in field and in feed. Our team continually evaluates the performance of these products against others in our global pipeline to ensure that only the best of the best are included in the EMPYR group. These forages offer high yield, excellent standability, and strong performance even in extreme environments.
The EMPYR line is built on a wide variety of hybrid types that provide solutions for specific grazing or silage needs, such as:
- Aphix™ SCA Tolerance, the best-in-class option for combating pressure from sugarcane aphids
- BMR-6 for increased palatability and digestibility, supporting more weight gain and milk production
- Brachytic Dwarf for superior standability and high leaf-to-stalk ratios
- Photoperiod Sensitivity (PS), for a wide harvest window
- Dry Stalk for reduced moisture levels, for earlier baling and storage
EMPYR HYBRID ADV F8484IG: OUR NEWEST FORAGE SORGHUM WITH igrowth® HERBICIDE TOLERANCE
The EMPYR Premier Forages lineup just got even more cutting-edge. Meet ADV F8484IG: the world’s first herbicide-resistant, non-GMO forage sorghum. This revolutionary hybrid is the first of its kind, containing the high-performing genetics of EMPYR along with non-GMO igrowth® technology. With the addition of igrowth®, you can now apply IMIFLEX™, the companion herbicide from UPL, pre- or post-emergence to get the best return on your crop input investment.
MEET THE TOP-TIER LINEUP
MEDIUM SEASON SILAGE WITH GRAIN
Ideal selection for producers looking for next-generation technology and superior yield potential.
Conventional midrib with brachytic dwarf characteristic brings great standability and harvest performance
for those looking to feed silage. igrowth herbicide-resistant technology allows for a clean stand
establishment for maximum early season growth and weed suppression.
MID-SEASON APHIX FORAGE SORGHUM
An excellent forage sorghum with Aphix-level, elite sugarcane aphid tolerance and a high degree of
versatility in various climates.
EARLY-SEASON BMR-6 FORAGE SORGHUM
Fast, efficient and innovative. Early maturity combined with dry-stalk technology provides an option for
short-season regions. Available in BMR-6, so no sacrificing on late plantings or double crop situations.
MID-SEASON BMR-6 BRACHYTIC DWARF FORAGE SORGHUM
An earlier option BMR-6 brachytic dwarf with excellent nutritional value and palatability; matures quickly
while still maintaining quality and yield; suitable for irrigated and dryland areas.
FULL-SEASON BMR-6 WITH SCA TOLERANCE
ADV F7424 brings a jump in yield potential while maintaining everything we loved about its predecessor,
AF7401. Excellent standability, topnotch quality feed, and now featuring our Aphix™ SCA tolerance. This is
the benchmark of all high yielding forage sorghum products in the lineup.
FULL-SEASON BRACHYTIC DWARF BMR-6 SORGHUM-SUDANGRASS
High-powered and compact sorghum- sudangrass with brachytic dwarf. Next-level tonnage, great feed quality
and strong standability. Top performer in multicut scenarios, silage, hay or grazing. Cattle producers’ best
friend for versatility and production.
PHOTOPERIOD SENSITIVE BMR-6 SORGHUM-SUDANGRASS
Game-changing combination of agronomics and yield. High digestibility, great palatability, and strong
disease package for overall good producibility. First-in-class sugarcane aphid tolerance. Agronomics and
maturity make it a strong hybrid for an extended harvest window for silage, hay production and grazing.
BRACHYTIC DWARF BMR-6 SUDANGRASS
The first BMR-6 brachytic dwarf hybrid sudangrass, with tremendous regrowth, dry stalk for quick dry-down,
high palatability and digestibility and adaptability to various climates; risk mitigation due to superior
MID-SEASON BMR-6 SUDANGRASS
Exceptional palatability and digestibility, dry stalk for quick dry-down and fast recovery after cutting with rapid regrowth; performs well in a wide range of challenging growing conditions.
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