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Activate Italian Ryegrass

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VALLEY SEEDS Activate Tech Sheet.pdf
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Activate is a diploid Italian ryegrass bred in Australia

  • Late heading for maintaining quality feed late into the season

  • A true Italian with the ability to survive into the second year with favourable conditions

  • A power of feed in spring and ideal for silage or hay

  • Robust rust resistance to maintain palatability in spring and summer

  • Ideal for over-sowing into pastures to increase bulk feed and quality

Graph 1: Winter and Spring Dry Matter Comparison, Yarck 2014.
Graph 1: Winter and Spring Dry Matter Comparison, Yarck 2014.
Graph 2: Italian Ryegrass Trial, Yambuk 2018.
Graph 2: Italian Ryegrass Trial, Yambuk 2018.

QUICK FACTS

Diploid Italian Ryegrass


True Italian with late heading


Maintains quality late into season


Extra tillers give superior recovery after grazing


Late heading High spring production


Ideal for grazing, hay or silage


Strong rust resistance


Rainfall 450mm+ or irrigation


Sow in autumn


Sowing rate 25kg/ha


 

Australian bred and grown

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