oats demonstration site

Gloucester, NSW

Site type:

Demonstration Site
Established: 2023
  • Forage oats
  • Short-term ryegrass
  • Different blends of these species

Nestled in Gloucester, NSW, our winter forage demonstration site has been established in collaboration with a local high school to showcase a range of species and varieties for winter forage production, including oats, short-term ryegrass, and a variety of blends.

This site provides a unique opportunity for students and visitors to learn about the benefits and challenges of winter forage production and gain valuable insights into the adaptability and performance of different species and blends in the region’s climate and soil conditions.

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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