SF Force 7
Set stock your block
SF Force 7 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 in a rotation for 5–7 years. SF Force 7 lucerne has been selected for use in the mixed farming belt of Australia. It will tolerate long periods of grazing and enable producers longer stand life than highly winter active types to extend the pasture phase in key farming practices.
Able to withstand extended periods of set stocking. Improves stands persistence for rotations up to 5–7 years
Good pest and disease resistance
Excellent production and quality over an extended period
Handles medium to low rainfall zones along with high irrigation input systems
Well suited to mixed farming zone to tolerate long grazing periods. Can also be used in high rainfall or irrigated situations
Forage EBV’s – compared to industry standards*
|YIELD||APHIDS||LEAF & STEM DISEASES||NEMATODES
|SF Force 7||7||110||R||–||HR||HR||MR||R||HR||HR||+$555|
* 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