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.

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Variety Description Heading (Rel to Nui) Rainfall or irrigation (mm)* Sowing Rate (Kg/ Ha)** Staggers Free
camel-300Camel Diploid Perennial Ryegrass Staggers Free. Drought tolerant, outstanding persistence. Nil/Low endophyte = Staggers Free. Suited to low or inconsistent rainfall regions. Improved rust resistance over Victorian Perennial Ryegrass.
AUSTRALIAN BRED & GROWN
-3 Days 550 mm+ 15-25kg staggers-pink-120
boomer-300Boomer Diploid
Perennial Ryegrass
Staggers Free. Outstanding winter productivity. Nil/Low endophyte = Staggers Free. Promotes more clover growth.
AUSTRALIAN BRED & GROWN
-33 Days 650mm+ 15-25kg staggers-pink-120

roper-300Roper Diploid Perennial Ryegrass
Staggers Free. Heat tolerant, fast to establish, rust resistant. Nil/Low endophyte = Staggers Free. Extra root growth for fast establishment. Great winter/early spring per formance.
AUSTRALIAN BRED & GROWN
-19 Days 700mm+ 15-25kg staggers-pink-120
platinum-300Platinum Diploid Perennial Ryegrass Staggers Free. 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
amass-300Amass 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.

AUSTRALIAN BRED & GROWN

Late 600mm+ 25-40kg
achieve-300Achieve Diploid Italian Ryegrass True Italian with late heading to maintain quality late into the season. High spring production.
AUSTRALIAN  BRED & GROWN
Late 600mm+ 25-30kg
asteroid-300Asteroid Diploid
Italian Ryegrass
Winter/Late spring production. Fast emergence, heading date falls between annual and Italian to help manage grazing rotation feed surplus.
AUSTRALIAN BRED & GROWN
Mid 600mm+ 25-30kg
eclipse-300Eclipse Select Diploid
Italian Ryegrass
Selected from Eclipse. Improved rust resistance. Late heading, strong winter and high spring production.
AUSTRALIAN  BRED & GROWN
Mid 600mm+ 25-25kg
astound-300wAstound Tetraploid Annual Ryegrass Outstanding rust resistance. Winter production. Densely tillered with broader leaves for extra yield. Exceptional late season growth for an annual.
AUSTRALIAN BRED & GROWN
Mid 550 mm+ 25-40kg
noble-300wNoble Diploid
Annual Ryegrass
Fast to establish and can be grazed early. Out performs Tetila for early growth and forage quality. Later heading gives longer season growth. Rust resistant.
AUSTRALIAN BRED & GROWN
Mid 550 mm+ 25-25kg
aristocrat-300Aristocrat II
Diploid Annual Ryegrass
Top yielding annual over winter and spring. Rust resistant. Out yields short term ryegrasses for total season growth.
AUSTRALIAN BRED & GROWN
Mid 550 mm+ 25-25kg
safeguard-300Safeguard Diploid
Annual Ryegrass
Annual Ryegrass toxicity resistant. High winter forage yields. Very early heading date. Can be used in cropping rotation.
AUSTRALIAN BRED & GROWN
Very Early 400mm+ 10-20kg

Cortez – Lucerne Dormancy 9 
Strong hay yields. High quality forage and persistent under grazing conditions. Solid disease and insect resistance. 400mm+ 10-20kg
la-certa-300La 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
hobson-rape-300Hobson Forage Rape Forage crop, giant type, very high early production, excellent palatability, aphid resistant. 500mm+ 3-5kg

* 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