AusWest Seed Mixes (NSW/QLD)
AusWest MAXImiser ® Alpaca Mix
This mix is suited to Alpaca and other Camelids. It contains a safe and durable pasture combining hardy grasses, herbs and legumes to provide close to year round feed for your Alpaca.
AusWest MAXImiser ® Equine Italian Stallion Mix
Your horse needs good quality feed to maintain condition through winter. Combining Annual & Italian Ryegrass with Atom Prairie grass will provide high quality feed through winter spring and well into summer in higher rainfall zones.
MAXImiser Dryland Mix
Ideal for the farmer that requires balanced growth throughout the year the MAXImiser® Dryland Mix includes a range of pasture varieties that are palatable, persistent and nutritious. This blend combines both winter and summer active species allowing farmers to take advantage of rainfall, no matter when it occurs.
MAXImiser Hardy Tablelands Mix
Designed especially for the grazier who requires a reliable pasture for their farming system. The MAXImiser® Hardy Tablelands Mix combines traditional temperate grass and clover varieties with Ecotain® environmental plantain to provide a highly productive and nutritious pasture.
MAXImiser Hunter 'n' Herbs
A highly productive, quick maturing pasture blend that will help maximise animal performance. The use of Hunter brassica allows for quick feed, while the addition of perennial herbs such as Ecotain® environmental plantain and Choice chicory extend stand life and increase pasture quality.
MAXImiser Instant Graze Mix
The MAXImiser® Instant Graze Mix is a great fit for farmers who require a bulk of quality winter feed. MAXImiser® Instant Graze Mix uses annual and Italian ryegrasses for rapid establishment to provide winter grazing and quality production into spring and early summer. This mix also contains white, red and Persian clovers to improve animal performance and add quality to hay and silage production in the spring
MAXImiser Irrigated Pasture Mix
This late heading perennial pasture blend including herbs is ideal for high rainfall areas or irrigation. The MAXImiser Irrigated Pasture Mix has been designed for optimum feed quality and strong year round growth with excellent late season performance. The inclusion of herbs (Choice chicory and Ecotain® environmental plantain) with white clover provides high quality forage to increase profit for your farming system.
MAXImiser Lamb Finishing Blend
Designed for the producer who wants to grow lambs quickly the MAXImiser® Lamb Finishing Blend is able to provide year round quality and production. The use of summer and winter active perennial herbs in this blend helps reduce the effects of “Red gut” and maximise animal performance. Combined with lucerne and clovers this blend provides a high quality diet for your lambs.
MAXImiser Millet 'n' Herbs
The MAXImiser® Millet 'n' Herbs mix allows producers to extend the growing season of a millet crop by adding perennial herbs Ecotain® environmental plantain and Choice chicory. The addition of herbs to the millet also aims to increase pasture quality and animal performance.
MAXImiser 'N' -Jector Annual Blend
The MAXImiser® 'N' - Jector Perennial Blend was designed for farmers who require a medium term pasture break in their cropping rotation. This blend allows farmers to utilise high quality forage for livestock or fodder conservation, while producing large quantities of nitrogen for subsequent crops.
MAXImiser 'N' -Jector Perennial Blend
The MAXImiser 'N' -Jector Perennial Blend was designed for farmers who require a medium term pasture break in their cropping rotation. This blend allows farmers to utilise high quality forage for livestock or fodder conservation, while producing large quantities of Nitrogen for subsequent crops.
MAXImiser Persista Blend
The MAXImiser® Persista Mix contains deep rooted perennial grasses suited to lower rainfall areas combined with annual legumes to produce a pasture that will persist where other species traditionally struggle. This summer dormant blend recovers quickly in autumn to produce excellent quality winter and spring feed.
MAXImiser Premium Tablelands Mix
With the combination of late maturing perennial ryegrass, fescue, clovers and herbs the MAXImiser® Premium Tablelands Mix is the ideal choice for growers wanting to maximise pasture production and pasture quality. The addition of perennial grazing herbs Choice chicory and Ecotain® environmental plantain to an already high quality pasture will allow for even greater animal performance.
MAXImiser Slopes and Plains Performance Mix
This mix has been specifically designed to give a high level of animal performance without compromising persistence. The MAXImiser® Slopes and Plains Performance Mix provides a good balance of both winter and summer active grasses and legumes to allow for good overall production all year round.
MAXImiser Winfred 'n' Herbs
The MAXImiser® Winfred 'n' Herbs Mix offers producers the up-front productionof Winfred, combined with the high quality and perennial nature of Choice chicory and Ecotain® environmental plantain.
AusWest MAXImiser® Eastern Horse Mix
The MAXImiser® Eastern Horse Mix is perfectly suited to the equine industry due to the grass species in this blend having exceptional tolerance to hard grazing. The combination of prairie grass, a grazing brome and an early flowering perennial ryegrass offer a strong grass based pasture with quality feed spread through autumn, winter, spring and early summer. Lucerne and clovers are also included in this blend to increase the overall quality of this mixture.
AusWest MAXImiser® 'New England Cocksfoot’
The MAXImiser® New England Cocksfoot mix is ideal for granite and lighter trap soil as well shallow, Stoney and/or slightly acidic areas. Savvy Cocksfoot is a soft leaved, highly summer active cocksfoot that is equally well suited to low input extensive systems as well as performing extremely well under a more intensive fertiliser and management program.
AusWest MAXImiser® 'New England Fescue
Our Maximiser® New England Fescue mix is custom built for high performing basalt and heavier trap soils. Tall fescue is the “King Of Spring” bringing forward your spring flush. The deep root system of Tall fescue allows it to access moisture at depth, otherwise unavailable to shallower rooted pasture plants. Hummer Max P tall fescue is routinely among the top performing varieties at Toombs. It is a soft leaf variety giving it excellent stock acceptance and increased livestock performance.
AusWest MAXImiser® New England Ryegrass
This mix is designed for higher altitudes and higher rainfall eastern fall New England Country. The Maximiser New England Ryegrass mix contains Halo AR37 Tetraploid Perennial Ryegrass, one of our highest performing ryegrasses as well as PGOne50 AR37 the long-term benchmark for perennial ryegrass performance and persistence.
AusWest MAXImiser® Queensland Winter Horse Mix
Quick establishment in the autumn in preparation for winter growth is a hallmark of the varieties in this mix. Mach 1® annual ryegrass and Atom prairie grass also provide quality feed throughout the winter and into the spring. Combine this with the quality of the medic and lucerne and you can be assured of a quality pasture blend. Soil type Clay loams/heavy clays Annual rainfall 650 mm+ or irrigation Sowing rate 20-30 kg/ha Fertility High Persistence* 5 years+ Sowing time Early autumn/spring Establishment Medium *Persistence will be influenced by a number of facts and is not guaranteed Please note: All equine pastures MUST be rested throughout the year and should never be overgrazed during the summer period. Please refer to our Equine Mix brochure for more management tips.
AusWest MAXImiser® Winter Horse Mix
Tougher conditions demand tougher varieties and in this blend a combination of a hardy perennial ryegrass, a Hispanic cocksfoot and a winter active phalaris offers the opportunity to capture production in autumn, winter, spring and early summer. With the inclusion of clovers and lucerne this pasture provides a nutritional balance of legumes and grasses combined with persistence. Soil type Wide range Annual rainfall 550 mm+ Sowing rate 20-30 kg/ha Fertility Medium-high Persistence* 4 years+ Sowing time Autumn Establishment Fast *Persistence will be influenced by a number of facts and is not guaranteed Please note: All equine pastures MUST be rested throughout the year and should never be overgrazed during the summer period. Please refer to our Equine Mix brochure for more management tips.
Queensland Summer Horse Mix
This unique blend of tropical and temperate species combines high quality feed with persistence. The tropical grasses provide summer bulk and have been carefully selected for quality, while the temperate grasses provide quality winter feed. The addition of temperate and tropical legumes allows for year round quality and nitrogen production. This mix is ideal where long term persistence is required. Soil type Wide range Annual rainfall 550 mm+ Sowing rate 20-30 kg/ha Fertility Medium-high Persistence* 4 years+ Sowing time Autumn Establishment Fast *Persistence will be influenced by a number of facts and is not guaranteed Please note: All equine pastures MUST be rested throughout the year and should never be overgrazed during the summer period. Please refer to our Equine Mix brochure for more management tips.
NSW MAXImiser® Heavy Soil Mix
This mix is designed for flood plain country; it creates options for livestock feeding into the winter months as well as ground cover in adverse times.
NSW MAXImiser® Light Soil Mix
NSW MAXImiser® Light Soil Mix provides palatability, persistence, and ground cover to keep weeds at bay. Gone are the days of planting tropicals on your sandy soil and struggling with palatability. Contents: Premier digit Sabi grass Katambora rhodes grass Sowing rate: 4-8 kg/ha
NSW MAXImiser® Medium Soil Mix
If you want a mix which makes the most out of your loam to free draining clay soils this mix is for you. It is simpler to manage when compared to some tropical mixes, whilst providing production benefits.
NSW MAXImiser® Slopes Security Mix
This is a popular mix with many producers who have tried tropicals. It provides the greatest security with a range of species that produce feed year in-year-out.
QLD MAXImiser® Coastal Soil Mix
The Coastal mix contains high quality grasses and legumes that are suited to high rainfall regions. It provides very good ground cover from the stoloniferous and densely tufted species included. This mix tolerates acid and free draining sandier soils. It is highly productive under intensive management and tolerates heavy grazing.
QLD MAXImiser® Heavy Soil Mix
This mix is able to handle heavy clay soils with good water holding capacity. It contains highly digestible and very productive grasses and legumes. The legumes have been selected to take advantage of seasonal rainfalls. This mix will have a good spring growth response after winter frosts and has long season productivity from spring into autumn.
QLD MAXImiser® Light Soil Mix
This is a very productive mixture of high quality grasses and legumes that are suited to lighter textured free draining soils to sandy loams. The mix provides long season productivity from spring to autumn. The grasses typically have good stoloniferous growth habits and have strong growth in spring. The mix also contains a diverse range of legumes.
QLD MAXImiser® Western Light Soil Mix
This mix combines the drought hardiness and productivity of buffel grasses with SupaSabi Urochloa grass. It recovers quickly after rainfall events through spring and summer and tolerates heavy grazing. It is adaptable to a wide range of soil types and tolerates varying degrees of salinity and sodicity. The legume component helps provide additional protein content to the sward and hardiness with the productivity of stylo mixes, siratro, lucerne and butterfly pea. This mix is very palatable to livestock and easy to establish.