Feed grain variety (undergoing malt accreditation) Banks is a high yielding, mid-late maturing potential malting barley Optimum sowing time from 25th of April through to 15th of May Consistently stable yield performance Ideally suited to medium to high rainfall environments Good net form net blotch resistance (pathotype dependent) Produces a low straw volume making it suitable for no-till farming systems Good hectolitre weight Banks' earliest potential malt accreditation is March 2019
6 row silage type barley Very early maturing High drymatter production Excellent early vigour Erect growth habit Ideal hay/silage barley Tall plant height Flexible planting window
Feed grain variety Highest yielding barley variety in 2013-17 long-term NVT nationally Broadly adapted, mid-maturing feed barley Ideally suited to environments where yield and yield stability is the top priority Best performance observed with a May sowing Good net form of net blotch and leaf rust resistance Good straw strength and low head loss risk
True mono-germ cultivar Medium to high drymatter type (16-18%) 50% of bulb above ground Very good resistance to bolting Above ground colour: Orange Jamon is a very uniform, mono-germ cultivar that has been evaluated in New Zealand for a number of years. It is an orange skinned cultivar with a bulb drymatter percentage of between 16-18%, similar to many current industry products. Jamon is French fodder beet breeders Florimond Desprez's most popular product.
True mono-germ cultivar Larger bulb type Low drymatter type (13-15%) 60% of bulb above ground Good resistance to bolting Above ground colour: Red Monro is a red coloured beet with a large more rounded bulb shape. It is suitable for in paddock grazing where it is readily acessible to the grazing animal.
True mono-germ cultivar Medium-sized, uniform bulbs High drymatter type (18-21%) Very good leaf-holding ability Very good resistance to bolting 50% of bulb above ground Above ground colour: Orange Rivage is a very modern fodder beet having only recently been released by French breeders Florimond Desprez, one of the world's leading fodder beet breeders. It is a very uniform cultivar that has performed at a consistently high level in New Zealand.
Exciting silage hybrid that delivers excellent yield potential Tall dark green plant with flexible stalks and large ears Reliable agronomic traits assist in maintaining maximum yield potential G49 - T9 produces a tall crop with large ears which combine to provide its high drymatter yield potential and dependable silage quality. Along with excellent whole plant digestibility, it has an outstanding total energy rating which will favor both the silage grower and the silage user. Corson T9 is widely adapted and suitable for maize silage growers on all soil types targeting high silage yields. Moderate populations are recommended to get the best balance of cob to stover.
Full maturity TENDERLEAFY™ silage hybrid developed in New Zealand by Corson Maize Seed Very large plant with high grain yield and a sound agronomic package Excellent yield performance in this maturity Z71-F1 offers above average early growth developing into a tall, bulky plant with large ears as well as excellent staygreen which contributes to a wide harvest window. Corson F1 has a high grain content and above average whole plant digestibility. Corson F1 is suitable for warmer regions where early planting is possible. It is ideally suited to contract silage production, targeting high yields and quality silage. Dairy farmers can take advantage of its performance by planting early on a run off.
Forage type Early-mid season plant Very strong initial growth Very good first regrowth forage yield High total season drymatter yield High level resistance to current races of crown rust (Puccinia coronata) Medium maturity Source: Palafor Partners
Forage type Strong initial growth High total season drymatter yield High level resistance to current races of crown rust (P. coronata) Prolific tillering ability for good recovery after cutting or grazing Medium-late maturity Strong initial growth High total season drymatter yield High level resistance to current races of crown rust (P. coronata) Prolific tillering ability for good recovery after cutting or grazing Medium-late maturity
High yielding, awnless winter wheat ASW classification for south eastern and southern zones Ideal for graze and grain or straight grain production Suitable for sowing from mid-March Excellent disease package: MR-MS for YLS; R or MS(provisional) for stripe rust depending on pathotype and region; MR-MS for stem rust Source: Dow Seeds
High yielding, main season line APH classification for south eastern zone Compact plant type with medium - short height Good harvestability Excellent stripe rust resistance Source: Dow Seeds
Dual purpose, winter wheat for grazing and grain production The highest yielding EGA Wedgetail alternative available AH quality classification in Victoria and SA APH quality classification in NSW south eastern zone Mid winter maturity, 2-3 days quicker than EGA Wedgetail Excellent resistance to stripe rust Good resistance to black point and stem rust Source: AGT
A fast maturing winter wheat derived from Mace Wide sowing window, most suited to April sowings Will suit early break opportunities or those looking for added value of grazing Widely adapted, suits WA, SA, VIC and NSW cropping districts Good physical grain quality package with low screenings and high test weights Excellent stem and stripe rust resistance Good yellow leaf spot resistance Source: AGT
A high yeilding, APH wheat variety suited to all areas of NSW that grow Wedgetail Slow maturity (long season) with three winter genes, suited to early planting Improved disease resistance over Wedgetail especially for Stripe Rust (R-MR), Stem Rust (MR-MS) and Leaf Rust (MR-MS) Significant test weight (4-6kg/hI) improvement over Wedgetail with solid grain package Source: Pacific Seeds
A high yielding soft wheat - ASFT(soft) in south eastern and northern zones Mid season maturity suited to a main season planting Market leading resistance to strip rust (R-MR), leaf rust (MR), and stem rust (MR) Very good soft wheat grain package with excellent test weight, low screenings and low protein accumulation Outstanding shorter canopy to make on farm management and stubble handling easier Source: Pacific Seeds
A high yielding mid-season maturity variety, suited to NSW and Queensland, with similar planting window to Suntop APH (NNSW/QLD) and AH (SNSW) with substantially lower screenings at a higher yield than Suntop Resistant to Stem Rust (R) and Leaf Rust (R-MR), has adult plant resistance to stripe rust (MR-MS) A double haploid variety developed from a Crusader/EGA Gregory cross that has Gregory's tillering and Crusaders tightly packed heads
Sheriff CL Plus
Highest yielding APW+ Clearfield® Plus wheat in the southern zone (VIC/SA) Exceptional yield stability demonstrated within long-term NVT MET Mid-late maturity - can be sown approx. a week earlier than Chief CL Plus Good yellow leaf spot resistance MS for CCN - will need to be managed with CCN resistant break crops Moderate plant height and good physical grain characteristics Registered for label rates of Intervix® herbicide +Sheriff CL Plus is currently classified as an APW in the southern zone (VIC/SA) and feed in south-eastern (sthn NSW) and northern zones (nthn NSW/QLD) Source: Intergrain
APH quality classification Early-mid maturing, similar to Spitfire, Sunmate and LRPB Mustang Highest yielding APH variety in this maturity group Ability to maintain yield under tough conditions Good RLN tolerance (P. thornei) Medium plant height Source: AGT
Exceptionally high yielding early-mid maturing AH^ wheat Similar yield potential to Scepter Very strong higher-end yield opportunity Ideally suited to sowing in mid-May Offers good strip and stem rust resistance Good yellow leaf spot resistance (MR-MS) MSS for CCN - will need to be managed with CCN resistant break crops Good grain size, similar to Scepter Moderate plant height, reducing stubble loads in high yielding environments ^Vixen currently has an AH classification in southern (VIC/SA) and south-eastern (sthn NSW) zones. Source: Intergrain
A new, quick establishing, earlier maturing sorghum x sudan hybrid containing the BMR gene. BMR Fuel is quick to first grazing with good digestibility and excellent regrowth. Suited to intensive grazing systems and silage production. Sowing rate: Dryland (300mm-450mm): 12-15 kg/ha High rainfall (650mm+) 20-25 kg/ha Irrigation (800mm+): 25-30 kg/ha
A new sudan type hybrid showing excellent early vigor for farmers wanting quick, high quality feed for grazing. FeedEx has fine stems and leaves which also makes it suitable for hay producers. If grazed early at approximately 0.8-1 metres, a second grazing would be possible given the right conditions. Economically priced FeedEx is also an option in low rainfall areas that are considered marginal for sorghum. If late spring rain occurs then FeedEx is one of the quickest varieties to reach grazing height. Sowing rate: Dryland (300-450mm): 4-6 kg/ha Good Dryland (450-650mm): 6-10 kg/ha High Rainfall (650+mm): 15-25 kg/ha Irrigation (800+mm): 25 kg/ha
Speedan® is a Sudan x Sudan forage sorghum. It has been selected as a fast maturing, high quality sorghum suitable for sheep and cattle. Speedan® is well suited to dryland or irrigated environments and has the potential to produce large amounts of dry matter during the summer and autumn period. Key Benefits & Features » Lower prussic acid levels » Fine stemmed Sudan x Sudan forage sorghum hybrid » Quick regrowth after initial cutting/grazing » Thin leaves and stems making it ideal for hay production and grazing » Ideal cutting height 1-1.5m Sowing rate Marginal dryland (300mm-450mm): 2-4 kg/ha Dryland (450mm-650mm): 5-8 kg/ha Irrigation (800mm+): 10-20 kg/ha
Australian Purple Top
A summer feed option for dryland conditions, Australian Purple Top was selected from the English-bred Mammoth Purple Top turnip as a certified alternative. With 12-14 weeks to mature, it is a high yielding choice and demonstrates improved drought and diamondback moth tolerance. APT has true leafy tops and large round bulbs. Sowing rate: 1-2 kg/ha
Domain is a new generation, dry rot tolerant, yellow-fleshed swede. Domain is an early maturity traditional swede and is very similar in growth habit to Dominion in which it replaces. Sowing rate: 0.75-1 kg/ha alone 0.5 kg/ha in a mix
Lab Lab is a vigorously trailing, twining herbaceous plant. It is a high-quality forage that can withstand drought conditions once established. Multiple grazings can be possible in one season. Available varieties include Highworth, Rongai and Koala. Key Benefits & Features » Vigorously trailing, twining herbaceous plant » High quality forage » Tolerant of cold temperatures but susceptible to frosts » Can withstand drought conditions once established » Multiple grazings possible in one season Varieties Available Highworth, Rongai and Koala Soil Type Sandy to heavy clay Sowing Rate 15-20kg/ha
Key Benefits & Features: » Fast to establishment and first graze in 6 to 8 weeks » Suitable for grazing and hay production » Requires soil temps of 20 degree’s plus for germination » No animal health issues, unlike sorghums » Varieties available: Lawrence (semi-dwarf type) Sowing Rate: 4-15 kg/ha
New York Turnip
White-fleshed, purple-skinned and oval-bulbed, New York is a late-maturity winter turnip. It is distinguished by having a full leaf with large bulb development, and can be sown as early-winter feed with annual or Italian ryegrass. New York has been tested and performed strongly as a late-holding summer turnip, but should never make up more than one third of a cow’s diet. Sowing rate: 1-2 kg/ha
Sovereign is a medium-tall, late-flowering kale best suited for mid-winter or early-spring feed. Demonstrating a high yield potential and good leaf to stem ratio, Sovereign kale proves an ideal choice for sheep and cattle farming. Trials have shown Sovereign to have greater utilisation and less wastage compared to other varieties. Maturity is 18-24 weeks. Sowing rate: 3-5 kg/ha
A versatile, early maturing forage rape variety, Winfred is a cross between turnip and kale and a strong option for cheap feed. Demonstrating excellent regrowth potential, Winfred's flexibility allows it to perform well through summer and carry later into the season as winter feed if required. Its ability to withstand long dry spells coupled with a strong frost tolerance makes Winfred superior to most other brassicas Sowing rate: 3-4 kg/ha