Generator Dairy Pasture Seed Mixes:

Specialty Seed offer a specialist range of Dairy Farm Seed Mixes:

Please feel free to browse through these and when you’ve found the one that most suits your needs you can contact us. Also remember that we also custom blend to your individual requirements.

We offer:



Generator Dairy Elite Mix
The Mix:

Cultivar Description

Use for:
Expo/Alto Perennial Ryegrass (AR37/AR1/LE) Late flowering date. + 21 days
High dry matter yield potential
Premium dairy pasture mix using late flowering ryegrass for good year round seasonal dry matter production. With a large and medium leaf clover both with good stolon density features. Use as a high producing general purpose dairy pasture.
Legacy White Clover (Superstrike) Large leaf, good stolon density
Tribute White Clover (Superstrike) Medium/large leaf, good stolon density clover

Recommended sowing @ 24 kgs per hectare

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Generator ‘Barrier Combo’ Dairy Pasture Mix
The Mix:

Cultivar Description

Use for:
Barrier Combo Mix containing Grub out U2 endophyte. Click here for more information on Grub out® U2.

 

‘Barrier Combo™’ perennial pasture pre-mix comes complete with medium and large leafed white clovers. Barrier Combo™ is not simply a blend of meadow fescue and perennial ryegrass; but rather, the grasses (like Matrix and Ultra) are inter-species crosses of meadow fescue and perennial ryegrass parentage, called festuloliums.

Barrier Combo™ is available either as Cropcote Plus™ treated seed, to provide protection of emerging seedlings against insect pests such as grass grub larvae, black beetle adults and Argentine stem weevil during the first 6-8 weeks following sowing.

Available as a bare seed option, Low Endophyte or AR1.

GrubOUT® U2 endophyte benefits at a glance:

  • Superior above and below ground protection against insect pests, including grass grub larvae, black beetle adults and larvae, Argentine stem weevil, porina caterpillar, red headed pasture cockchafer, and more
  • Significantly improved persistence under pressure from insect pests
  • Extremely palatable, and preferentially grazed
  • No known ill effects on sheep, cattle or deer
  • Superior live weight gain performance of lambs in trials

Recommended sowing @ 22 -25 kgs per hectare

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Generator ‘Black Beetle Diploid’ (BBD) Dairy Mix
The Mix:

Cultivar Description

Use for:
Either: Trojan NEA2 diploid perennial ryegrass Trojan NEA2 is a mid to late flowering diploid perennial ryegrass with a novel endophyte for extra stock performance and persistence through resistance to adult Black Beetle. A good year round seasonal dry matter production. Using premium perennial ryegrasses and large leaf and medium leaf clovers with good stolon density features. Use as an excellent general purpose dairy pasture in regions where black beetle are a problem.
Legacy White Clover (Superstrike) Large leaf, good stolon density
Tribute White Clover (Superstrike) Medium/large leaf, good stolon density clover

Recommended sowing @ 24 kgs per hectare

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Generator ‘Black Beetle Tetraploid’ (BBT) Dairy Mix
The Mix:

Cultivar Description

Use for:
Base AR37 Tetraploid Perennial ryegrass  Base is a late flowering tetraploid perennial ryegrasses with AR37 endophyte for extra stock performance and persistence in areas with high insect pressure particularly Black Beetle and Argentine Stem Weevil. Late flowering tetraploid ryegrass with excellent year round seasonal dry matter production. Along with all the other benefits that tetraploid ryegrass offers. Large leaf and medium leaf clovers with good stolon density features. Use as an excellent general purpose dairy pasture in regions where black beetle are a problem.
Legacy White Clover (Superstrike) Large leaf, good stolon density
Tribute White Clover (Superstrike) Medium/large leaf, good stolon density clover

Recommended sowing @ 24 kgs per hectare

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Generator ‘Value’ Dairy Pasture Mix
The Mix:

Cultivar Description

Use for:
Blitz High Performance Tetraploid Ryegrass  Late Flowering / Medium Tillared / Clover friendly This is a mix of a diploid and tetraploid perennial ryegrasses, Italian ryegrass, Huia clover and Timothy. And has been designed to achieve a high producing pasture but at a very economic price per hectare.
It can be established over a wide range of soil types, fertility situations and is suitable in all dairy farming situations and can be established using all known methods of establishment. This mix can also be used in dairying situations. Click here to download the Generator Value Blend brochure
Rich Ryegrass  Early flowering, persistent, diploid perennial ryegrass with outstanding winter and early spring growth.
Kano Italian Ryegrass Quick establishing ryegrass
Huia White Clover Medium leaf size type with a time proven performance record.
Timothy Added to improve summer performance and palatability.

Recommended sowing @ 30 kgs per hectare

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Generator Extras for the Sheep, Beef, and Deer Pasture Seed Mixes

The Seed:

Seed Description:

Recommended use rate:

Cocksfoot
Cocksfoot is a very persistent perennial grass that tolerates summer dry conditions, moderate soil fertility, insect attack and continual set stocking. Recommended cultivars: Vision, Greenly, Tekapo, Tekapo, Safin, Savvy
2 to 4 kgs per hectare

Chicory

Chicory has a deep, tap like, rooting system, and provides excellent stock health attributes and summer performance.Recommended cultivars: Punter, Choice, Chico, Puna 2

1 to 2 kgs per hectare

Plantain

A fibrous broadleaf mineral rich pasture herb.Recommended cultivars:
Boston, Tonic, Endurance

500 grams to 1 kg per hectare

Red Clover

A tap rooted clover with very high feed value, with excellent summer production. Recommended cultivars:
Rossi, Tuscan, Relish, Pinot or Hamua

2 to 5 kgs per hectare

Timothy

Very palatable to all stock types care must be taken to avoid over grazing. Has very high herbage quality features. Recommended cultivars:
NZ Timothy, Kahu, Viking, Dolina, Summergraze

2 to 3 kgs per hectare

Phalaris

Phalaris grows with vigour during the Autumn, Winter and Spring but is semi – dormant during the Summer. Recommended cultivars:
Maru

1 to 2 kgs per hectare

Persian Clover

Persian Clover is a highly productive, palatible and nutritious annual clover. Recommended cultivars:
Enrich

3 to 6 kgs per hectare

Downloads: If you require more information on how to best manage your new pasture please click here to download a Post Drill Pasture Care Guide


 

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