Introduction to selecting pastures in NSW


This guide has been produced to help in the selection of suitable pasture species and varieties. Each pasture species listed has in its Primefact information on some or all of the following:

  • Brief description
  • Required rainfall
  • Area of adaptation
  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages
  • Soil requirements
  • Varieties
  • Sowing rates
  • Sowing times
  • Companion species
  • Legume inoculation
  • Main pests
  • Main diseases
  • Management
  • Livestock disorders of particular note
  • Additional tips


Primefact 1539 First Edition

Published: 01 Apr 2017