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Autumn

Your Guide to Pasture Selection this Autumn

Farmer in Massive Oats Paddock

Selecting the right pasture for your farm

At Upper Murray Seeds, we’re here to assist you in selecting the right variety to meet your farming needs.

From grasses to clover, lucerne and forage crops, our range of premium pasture seeds have been bred to suit a wide range of farming operations.

When selecting seed, it’s important to consider the objectives of your enterprise, as well as factoring in:

  • Soil test results
  • Sowing methods
  • Type of stock you’re running
  • Grazing patterns
  • Feed demand
  • Local topography, and
  • Rainfall patterns.

Backed by research

Our products are backed by research and innovation.

Located in the Tasmanian midlands, the Cressy Research Station is the home of our extensive research and development program.

It is here that our team of highly skilled researchers work to breed and develop new varieties of pasture seed under authentic farming conditions. Evaluating beneficial traits such as yield, palatability and persistence, ensuring they remain consistent over a number of seasons.

No matter what production system is required, we have the variety to suit your needs!

Autumn Sowing Options

Annual Ryegrass

Annual Ryegrass

Our Australian-bred annual ryegrasses are quick to establish, have excellent winter growth and suit a wide range of production systems.
– Torpedo, Atomic, Blast, Fantastic and Phantom.

Silver Lucerne

Silver Lucerne

Our Silver Lucernes are highly productive, palatable and persistent. They have also been purpose-bred to resist common diseases and pests.
– SilverLand GT 5, Silverosa GT 7, Silverado 9 and SilverSky 11.

Italian Ryegrass

Italian Ryegrass

Our Australian-bred Italian ryegrasses have remarkable performance and high production rates across both winter and spring.
– Allure, Awesome, Charger, Combat and Denver.

Forage Barley

Harpoon Barley

Harpoon is a new awnless forage barley bred to suit grazing and hay production enterprises around Australia. Harpoon produces significant quantities of DM and is later maturing than other forage barley varieties.

Perennial Ryegrass

Perennial Ryegrass

Our high-performance perennial ryegrasses are bred to suit the harsh conditions of the Australian climate. They are versatile and resilient ryegrasses.
– Award, Everlast, Jumbuck, Munch and Trooper.

Forage Oats

Forage Oats

Our Australian-bred forage oats suit a range of farming operations including grain production, grazing, hay and silage conservation, and pasture renovation or over sowing.
– Lavish, Massive and Victory

Pasture Blends

Pasture Blends

Pasture Blends

Our range of pasture blends includes annuals for hay and silage production, through to perennials such as phalaris, winter-active fescue or ryegrass. Each blend has been designed with the Australian farmer in mind to cover a wide range of production systems.

Custom Blends

Custom Blends

With mixing facilities at various locations across the country, our team of experienced sales agronomists can tailor blends no matter how big or small, to meet both your needs and budget.

Get in touch

Our team of experienced sales agronomists are available to assist you with your query. For further information and advice, fill out the below form and your local Upper Murray Seeds Area Manager will be in touch.

    Paddock of pastoral fescue

    Get next year's seed on us!

    From 1 February to 31 May, we’re giving you the chance to win $5,000 worth of seed for every $1,000 spent on Upper Murray Seeds selected grasses, clovers, lucerne, forage cereals and pasture blends at your local rural store.