• The high yielding persistent Italian Ryegrass

    Appeal is a very persistent and very high yielding diploid Italian ryegrass.
    Appeal has shown consistently high yield performance in trials around New Zealand, with fast establishment, high winter, early spring production, and an ability to hold on well over the summer, even under moderate insect pressure.
  • Tetraploid quality, exceptional performance

    Avatar is an outstanding new variety containing the NEA endophyte for improved insect pest tolerance and animal safety and displays high yield, persistence, and nutritive value.
  • The leafier kale - very high leaf to stem ratio

    A diploid kale, Coleor is a high yielding, very leafy, purplish variety of medium height, with very high leaf to stem ratio (60%+), finer ‘branches’ and high leaf dry matter content.
  • The specialist winter feed

    Zoom™ is a specialist tetraploid annual ryegrass for winter feed and hay/silage crops. Its rapid establishment, higher yields and improved persistence gives you more feed, for longer.
  • Superior performance – year after year after year

    Matrix continues to be popular on farms due to a combination of its high yield performance, strong persistence, ability to respond quickly after summer drought and its high nutritive value. Plus, it is great value for money.

Improve Your Farm's Performance With Superior Pasture and Forage Seed.

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

At Cropmark Seeds, we’re in the business of breeding and supplying pasture and forage varieties that offer our customers very real performance advantages, through improving livestock performance, farm systems and bottom line results. Cropmark’s unique varieties are bred with an emphasis on delivering improved yield, greater 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 capitalise on the best traits of each parent plant species. This enables us to create totally unique pasture varieties that will provide significant performance improvements over traditional alternatives.

Varieties developed by the company are thoroughly trialled and tested under real 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.

Download the Cropmark Forage Guide app

This tool provides information on suitable forage products which could suit the four major regions of New Zealand including forage grasses, legumes, herbs, brassicas and fodder beets with guides on best use.

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