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Spring Sowing Favourites

Your Guide to Pasture Selection this Spring

Lucerne Farmer

Selecting the right pasture for your farm

Before the weather starts to warm and the soil temperatures increase, now is the perfect time to start planning your feed for the months ahead.

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.

Spring Sowing Options:

Power your production this spring with Upper Murray Seeds’ premium range of forage and lucerne varieties. We also have a range of spring sowing blends available suitable to a range of climates and conditions.

Click the image below to find out more about each option.

SilverLand GT 5

SilverLand GT 5

SilverLand GT is an extremely persistent lucerne that withstands significant grazing pressure. Due to its high levels of disease and pest resistance it’s a long-term crop option for any lucerne producer.

Silverosa GT 7

Silverosa GT 7

Silverosa GT is the benchmark for multi-purpose, grazing tolerant lucerne. It has inbuilt disease and pest resistance, produces premium quality forage and is salt tolerant.

Silverado 9

Silverado 9

Silverado is a premium quality lucerne, with built-in, broad-spectrum disease and pest resistance that enhance its forage quality and performance.

SilverSky 11

SilverSky 11

SilverSky is a new lucerne variety that sets the bar very high in terms of dry matter production. It’s a very vigorous plant that performs extremely well in both winter and summer and is highly resistant to disease and pests.

GrowMax Forage Brassica

GrowMax

GrowMax is a modern forage brassica cultivar bred to improve quality, regrowth and yield over the traditional varieties. When well-managed, GrowMax provides high quality, cost-effective forage for beef cattle and sheep.

Grow’nGraze Forage Sorghum

Grow’nGraze

Grow’nGraze is a highly productive blend of hybrid forage sorghum which grows rapidly and recovers quickly following grazing or cutting.

Classic Summer Blend

Classic Summer Blend

The classic mix of GrowMax Brassica and Millet that provides quality feed with minimum risk. Will capture the summer rainfall and provide bulk grazing when you need it! Contains: 70% Shirohie Millet and 30% GrowMax Brassica.

Summer Soil n Graze Blend

Summer Soil n Graze Blend

This multi species blend is ideal as a cover crop or soil improver that can be rolled in or grazed. On dryland or irrigation it will provide maximum dry matter above ground and a mass of tap and fibrous roots to improve your soils. Contains: Millet, GrowMax Brassica, Fodder radish, Mammoth Purple Top Turnips, Turbo Plus Clover, Red Caloona Cowpeas, GrownGraze Sorghum and Sunflower.

Body Builder Blend

Body Builder Blend

This blend is for when you want livestock gaining maximum kilograms through the warmer months. Sow in early Spring and gain weight all Summer, and well into Autumn. Ideal for weaning onto in late summer. Contains: Plantain, Kiwi Chicory, AberNormous Clover, Palestine and SilverSky Lucerne.

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.

Silverosa - Goulburn NSW 24.01 7