SF Force 5
Performance with persistence
SF Force 5 lucerne was developed for grazing under set stocking by selecting plants that excelled and persisted under two years of set stocking. It has good pest and disease resistance and is the ideal choice where producers are looking to plant lucerne with an expected stand life of 7+ years.
SF Force 5 has a low dense crown and produces high yields of leafy high quality forage with good leaf to stem ratio ideal for grazing or hay. It is best recommended for all livestock, mixed farming or hay producers looking for a persistent lucerne suited to long rotations between cropping phases, and for grazing by sheep or cattle.
Able to withstand extended periods of set stocking. Improves stands persistence for rotations up to 7+ years
Low dense crown high tillering variety
Handles set stocking and high grazing pressure. High leaf to stem ratio for improved hay quality
Good pest and disease resistance
Excellent production and quality over an extended period
Forage EBV’s – compared to industry standards*
|YIELD||APHIDS||LEAF & STEM DISEASES||NEMATODES
|SF Force 5||5||107||MR||–||HR||HR||HR||MR||HR||HR||+$415|
*Mean of relative yields of three year trials from both irrigated trial at Muswellbrook and dryland trials at Denman and Gundagai
*Extra value based on value of extra yield of lucerne over Aurora from three year trials at $200/t.
Dairy, sheep & beef
semi winter dormant