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Scientifically breeding seed selections for the Australian climate, Valley Seeds is the only Australian Seed company that can provide tested and proven products to Australian farmers.

Annual Ryegrass

Variety Description Heading (Rel to Nui) Rainfall or irrigation (mm)* Sowing Rate (Kg/ Ha)**
Safeguard Diploid Annual Ryegrass. Annual Ryegrass toxicity resistant. High winter forage yields. Very early heading date. Can be used in cropping rotation.
Very Early 400mm+ 10-20kg

 

Astound Tetraploid Annual Ryegrass. Outstanding rust resistance. Winter production. Densely tillered with broader leaves for extra yield. Exceptional late season growth for an annual.
Mid 550mm+ 25-40kg
Amazon T Tetraploid Annual Ryegrass. Large seed with strong establishment. Exceptional rust resistance for areas with high humidity. Large leaf producing high quality grazing or hay options.
Early 550mm+ 25-40kg
Finefeed Diploid Annual Ryegrass Finefeed Diploid Annual Ryegrass. A fine leafed grass producing excellent quality feed. High witer and spring dry matter yields. Excellent for grazing silage and hay.
-3 Days 550mm+ 15-25kg

Noble Diploid
Annual Ryegrass
. Fast to establish and can be grazed early. Outperforms Tetila for early growth and forage quality. Later heading gives longer season growth. Rust resistant.
Mid 550mm+ 25-25kg
Aristocrat II
Diploid Annual Ryegrass
. Top yielding annual over winter and spring. Rust resistant. Out yields short term ryegrasses for total season growth.
Mid 550mm+ 25-25kg

Italian Ryegrass

Variety Description Heading (Rel to Nui) Rainfall or irrigation (mm)* Sowing Rate (Kg/ Ha)**
Asteroid Diploid
Italian Ryegrass
. Winter/Late spring production. Fast emergence, heading date falls between annual and Italian to help manage grazing rotation feed surplus.
Mid 600mm+ 25-30kg
Eclipse Select Ryegrass
Eclipse Select Diploid Italian Ryegrass. Selected from Eclipse. Improved rust resistance. Late heading, strong winter and high spring production.
Mid 600mm+ 25-25kg
Amass Biennial Tetraploid Ryegrass. High winter and spring production. Fine leaf to assist with grazing recovery.  Strong persistence into 2nd year where suitable. Increased stock utilisation due to rust resistance.

Late 600mm+ 25-40kg
Achieve Italian Ryegrass

 

Achieve Diploid Italian Ryegrass. True Italian with late heading to maintain quality late into the season. High spring production.
Late 600mm+ 25-30kg

Perennial Ryegrass

Variety Description Heading (Rel to Nui) Rainfall or irrigation (mm)* Sowing Rate (Kg/ Ha)** Staggers Free
Boomer Diploid
Perennial Ryegrass
. Outstanding winter productivity.Promotes more clover growth. Nil/Low endophyte = Staggers Free.
-33 Days 650mm+ 15-25kg staggers-pink-120

 

Roper Diploid Perennial Ryegrass. Heat tolerant, fast to establish, rust resistant. Extra root growth for fast establishment. Great winter/early spring per formance. Nil/Low endophyte = Staggers Free.
-19 Days 700mm+ 15-25kg staggers-pink-120

Camel Diploid Perennial Ryegrass. Drought tolerant, outstanding persistence.  Suited to low or inconsistent rainfall regions. Improved rust resistance over Victorian Perennial Ryegrass. Nil/Low endophyte = Staggers Free.
-3 Days 550mm+ 15-25kg staggers-pink-120
Platinum Diploid Perennial Ryegrass. Excellent winter production with late heading. Quality forage into late summer. Low endophyte. Fine tillering for greater persistence. High herbage production. +8 days 650mm+ 15-25kg staggers-pink-120

Tall Fescue

Variety Description Heading (Rel to Nui) Rainfall or irrigation (mm)* Sowing Rate (Kg/ Ha)** Staggers Free
Anywhere Mediterranean Tall Fescue. A hybrid type resulting in exceptional vigour at establishment. Background breeding allows some summer growth if rain occurs, but summer dormancy if there is no rain. Nil/Low endophyte = Staggers Free.
Early – Mid 450mm+ 8-15kg staggers-pink-120
Ability Continental Tall Fescue. Exceptional seedling vigour with a high level of rust resistance. Strong autumn growth and early spring growth. Background breeding with Italians for improved digestibility.  Nil/Low endophyte = Staggers Free.
Early-Mid 600mm+ 12-25kg staggers-pink-120

Forage Cereals

Variety Description Heading (Rel to Nui) Rainfall or irrigation (mm)* Sowing Rate (Kg/ Ha)**
Fastfeed Rycorn. Quick out of the ground, providing bulk feed early.
450mm+ 50-80kg
EziGraze Grazing Oat. Unique background breeding resulting in a robust forage oat ideal for grazing.
450mm+ 80-100kg

Lucerne & Forage Crops

Variety Description Heading (Rel to Nui) Rainfall or irrigation (mm)* Sowing Rate (Kg/ Ha)**
Magna 804 Dormancy 8 Lucerne. Strong hay yields. High quality forage and persistent under grazing conditions. Solid disease and insect resistance.
400mm+ 12-20kg
Cortez Dormancy 9 LucerneStrong hay yields. High quality forage and persistent under grazing conditions. Solid disease and insect resistance. 400mm+ 10-20kg
Hobson Forage Rape. Forage crop, giant type, very high early production, excellent palatability, aphid resistant. 500mm+ 3-5kg
La Certa Chicory
Perennial Forage Crop
. A perennial forage crop option. All year round productivity particularly in winter. Alternative to Lucerne in acid soils.
500mm+ 2-6kg

* Rainfall suitability is subject to timing in growing season
** Sowing rates are a guide only and should be varied according to conditions and localised agricultural practices