(Lolium multiflorum Lam)
What is Achieve?
Achieve is a diploid Italian ryegrass that has been developed for improved winter production and faster establishment. Achieve has later season maturity for high spring yields and is ideal for grazing, silage and hay.
It has excellent rust resistance, and its upright growth habit prevents lodging during hay and silage production.
It is suitable for all livestock types and has the ability to recover from heavy grazing.
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Who should use Achieve?
Achieve Diploid Italian Ryegrass can be used by farmers in WA who have irrigation or are in areas with summer rainfall events, or districts that can get late spring rain. It can be over sown into older pastures in autumn to provide a boost to winter and spring production, with benefits extended into the following summer, or as a new pasture sown with the appropriate clovers.
Achieve Diploid Italian Ryegrass can be used as a transition crop following summer forage in lieu of perennial grasses where farmers are looking to do remedial work to paddocks prior to sowing a full irrigation pasture.
Achieve Diploid Italian Ryegrass will produce high quality grazing and silage and, where managed appropriately, can provide excellent high-quality pasture for up to two years.
- Recommended pH Rate: 5+
- Recommended Rainfall Rate: 450mm+
- Recommended Sow Rate: 20 to 25 kgs/ha.