Naracoorte Seeds Products

Lucerne

Lucerne is commonly known as the king of forages. Lucerne is an extremely valuable feed source with the ability to grow 12 months of the year depending on the winter activity of the variety. Lucerne, with its deep root system, has the ability to stay green throughout the summer months, (acting as a fire break),…
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Medics

Medics, are self-regenerating annual clover varieties that grow in autumn, winter and spring. Medics will thrive in lower rainfall regions and are well adapted to coastal regions, high pH and slightly acid soils. Medics will regenerate readily if allowed to set seed and will provide large volumes of palatable forage which can be grazed or…
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Annual Clover

Annual clovers are almost always used as the legume component in hay/silage and grazing mixes. Annual clovers produce large volumes of feed through the winter/spring and early summer and are suited to many different soil types. Annual clovers offer excellent value for money as they are sown at low rates and establish readily from seed,…
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White Clover

Locally white clover is known to only persist under irrigated and high rainfall (+700mm) conditions. Some smaller leafed varieties have lasted for 2 - 3 years if conditions are favourable but generally irrigated areas are the best fit for white clover. White clover is slow to establish from seed and this trait has been a…
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Tall Fescue

Tall fescue has the ability to not only survive, but to thrive in our tough conditions. Fescues have a much deeper root system than ryegrass and also possess heat tolerance properties. All fescue varieties need to be managed carefully in order to get the balance right between maximum stock production and plant persistence. Recent breeding…
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Red Clover

Red clover can be used in irrigated pasture mixes to boost summer production. Locally it has been difficult to maintain necessary levels of persistence. Strict rotational grazing practices should be followed if red clover is to be included in your pasture mix. Including a small amount of red clover in specialist irrigated summer crop mixes…
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Subterranean Clover

Subterranean clover is an extremely valuable self-regenerating annual clover. Sub clover offers excellent value for money due to the large volumes of dry matter (forage) that can be produced. If it is managed correctly and allowed to set seed periodically, it may only need to be sown once, due to its enormous ability to set…
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Cocksfoot

Cocksfoot is a perennial grass that is largely suited to free draining soils. Cocksfoot should be kept well grazed to maximize animal production and represents excellent value for money due to the large amount of seeds per kg and low sowing rates. Cocksfoot breeders have worked hard to increase palatability and some excellent productivity gains…
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Phalaris

Phalaris is arguably the most widely used and most persistent perennial grass on the market. Phalaris is a deep rooted, drought tolerant perennial that is suited to a wide range of soil types. Phalaris is set to continue to be the backbone of the sheep/beef zones throughout Australia, with many growers chosing to plant perennial…
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Perennial Ryegrass

Perennial ryegrass has been one of the main grass components in sheep/beef and dairy systems throughout the southern agricultural region. Due to the fact the vast majority of perennial ryegrass germplasm comes from Europe and New Zealand we have struggled to get long term persistence from perennial ryegrass in our climate, unless irrigation is available.…
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