Jowar is the most important forage crop of Northern India and can be grown over a wide range of soils. It is nutritious and palatable and can be fed as green, dry or as conserved fodder in the form of silage or hay.
Sorghum is most important fodder of tropical climate. On average it contains 9-10%CP,65-65%,NDF 37-42% ADF,32% Cellulose and 21-23%.Hemicellulose on dry matter basis when harvested at 50% flowering stage since it is largely grown for grain & solver is used for feeding the animals. Its stover contains 6-6.4%, cp and 32-36%, crude fibre.