High Octane Yield


Supercharge your hay production with Octane, the high forage yielding leader that consistently produces more dry matter and milk per acre. Its stability and persistence deliver high performance year after year.


  • Consistently high yield
  • Excellent persistence
  • Superior disease resistance

This top performing variety delivers market leading yield, forage quality, persistence and disease resistance. Protect your seed investment with BY Alpha – The Mark of Pure Performance.

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Octane’s dense, dark green canopy and 60% multi-foliate expression is a standout in any field. Octane is selected for high forage dry matter yield, high forage milk per acre, high NDF and disease resistance.


Explosive Disease Resistance & Winterhardiness

Scoring a perfect 35/35 on the Disease Ratings Index (DRI), Octane is highly resistant to all diseases including Aphanomyces Races 1 & 2. Octane is a fall dormancy class 3 (FD 3) tap root, with exceptional winterhardiness that is comparable to creeping root alfalfa.


Variety Octane
Use Hay
Root Habit Tap Rooted
Plant Type Upright
Preferred Growing Conditions Widely adapted
Production Period Spring- Fall
  • Bloat hazard
  • Needs good drainage


Winter Survival and Adaption
Fall Dormancy 3
Winter Survival 1.4
DRI 35/35

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