cummins demo pastures site

Cummins, SA

Site type:

Pastures Demonstration Site
Established: 2023-current
  • Annual Species
  • Straight Product Lines
  • Custom Blends

The Cummins Pasture Demonstration Site in South Australia, presents an opportunity for farmers to directly observe the practical application of S&W Seed Company’s annual proprietary lines, gaining invaluable insights into their adaptability and overall effectiveness in the local climate and soil conditions. This site not only presents various straight product lines but also customised blends.

Each variety has been thoughtfully selected to showcase its unique attributes and advantages for production in the Eyre Peninsula. This firsthand experience empowers farmers to make well-informed decisions regarding their pasture production, enabling them to maximize yields, enhance profitability, and ensure the long-term sustainability of their operations.

Latest Trial Data

Research, development, and extension activities are a significant focus at S&W Seed Company. Growers can access historical and current
trial research information and data on a wide range of topics to assist in decision making, planning, and implementing new management practices.

  • Grazing Tolerant Lucerne Selection Trial

    The Grazing Tolerant Lucerne Selection Trial conducted by S&W Seed Company focused on evaluating the grazing tolerance of new lucerne material.

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  • Lucerne Feed Quality Trial

    The Lucerne Feed Quality Trial was conducted with the aim of assessing the standing forage quality of various commercial lucerne varieties as two-year-old stands.

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  • L70 Lucerne v Aurora Comparison Trial

    The S&W L70 Lucerne vs Aurora trial aimed to compare the performance and attributes of L70 Lucerne and Aurora, two varieties of lucerne forage crops.

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  • Lucerne Live Weight Gain Trial 2014

    Throughout the duration of the trial, all varieties were exposed to the same environmental conditions and assessed equally by being grazed simultaneously by three grazing groups of steers; one group on each variety at any time.

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