Cropmark Seeds Ltd - specialist forage plant breeding and marketing

Cropmark Seeds Ltd - specialist forage plant breeding and marketing, developing high performance pasture varieties which add real value to livestock farming systems

Cropmark Seeds Product Range

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Cropmark markets a range of forage, brassica and cereal varieties for improved on-farm performance, and which add real value to farming systems.

Buying Our Seed

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Cropmark Seeds markets its varieties through seed retailers and distributors worldwide. Find an outlet near you...

Technical Information

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For technical information relating to pasture and crop management issues, sowing guides and more...

Improve Your Farm's Performance With Superior Pasture & Forage Seed

Get better returns from livestock farming systems with highest-performance pasture and forage crop varieties developed by Cropmark Seeds.

View a video about the benefits of Cropmark’s latest product release GrubOUT® U2 endophyte.

Managed by experienced, capable and dedicated staff, and with our Head Office based in the heart of the productive Canterbury plains, the centre of New Zealand’s arable industry, the company services customers throughout the world.

Experienced and technically skilled agronomists operate regionally within New Zealand and Australia to provide technical advice to farmers and retailers.

What we do

At Cropmark Seeds, we’re in the business of breeding and marketing pasture varieties that offer our customers very real performance advantages, through improving their livestock performance, farming systems and bottom line results.
Cropmark’s unique varieties are bred with the emphasis on delivering improved yield, higher nutritional values and disease  resistance,   coupled with the ability to provide more quality forage when most needed.

Our plant breeding programme is one of the most extensive, highly innovative and professional breeding programmes being run anywhere in the world.

The programme emphasis is on delivering inter-species crosses that capitalize on the best traits of each parent plant species. This in turn allows us to create totally unique pasture varieties that will provide significant performance improvements over traditional alternatives.

Varieties developed by the company are thoroughly trialed and tested under farming conditions in each target market and are only commercialised if they perform to the company’s stringent selection standards.

As our record to date shows, we have consistently developed forage varieties that have established the benchmark for performance in the pasture industry.

GrubOUTĀ® U2 endophyte

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Introducing the GrubOUT® U2 endophyte, a unique new endophyte providing host pasture grasses with above and below ground protection against NZ’s most serious insect pests.

Trial Data

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All Cropmark's varieties have been thoroughly trialed to assess their performance capacity. View trial data on our varieties.

Plant Breeding

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Cropmark has a large and intensive plant breeding programme focused on developing superior performing forage varieties and novel endophytes which add real value to farming systems.

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