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Max Seed Blends

Choose from the following blends

In addition to Northstar Seed’s excellent standard forage and grass seed blends, Northstar will custom blend seed to your specific requirements. Contact us for details today.

Dual Purpose/Hay or Pasture

Spec Sheet


Equine Pasture Max

An all grass blend for horse owners providing a palatable grazing option from spring to late fall. This blend can also be used as baled forage to provide a nutritious feed source for all classes of horses.
  • 40% AAC Maximus Meadow Bromegrass
  • 20% Early Arctic Orchardgrass
  • 10% Preval Meadow Fescue
  • 10% Luscious Perennial Ryegrass
  • 10% Boreal Creeping Red Fescue
  • 10% Express Timothy

Dual Max

High-quality grasses that have very good regrowth habits. This blend will offer excellent grazing potential and is suited to most grazing systems. Prefers medium to heavy soils.
  • 50% Fleet Meadow Bromegrass
  • 25% Carlton Smooth Bromegrass
  • 20% High Arctic Brand Orchardgrass
  • 5% Alfalfa Blend 10-5

Dryland Dual Max

Dryland pasture production. Meadow Bromegrass offers a long grazing season with very good quality and regrowth. Crested Wheatgrass, excellent early season growth.
  • 65% Fleet Meadow Bromegrass
  • 15% Kirk Crested Wheatgrass
  • 15% Pubescent Wheatgrass
  • 5% Sidewinder Alfalfa

Bloat Free Max

Cicer Milkvetch is a hardy non-bloat legume. Fleet Meadowbrome and Courtenay Tall Fescue are very adaptable grasses.
  • 40% Fleet Meadow Bromegrass
  • 25% AAC Mountainview Sanfoin
  • 25% Cicer Milkvetch
  • 10% Courtenay Tall Fescue

Saline Pasture Max

High quality all grass blend, no concerns with bloat. Widely adapted blend to various soil types and moisture conditions.
  • 30% Courtenay Tall Fescue
  • 30% Carlton Smooth Bromegrass
  • 20% Slender Wheatgrass
  • 20% Dahurian Wildrye

Western Grass Mix

High quality all grass blend. If properly managed can be a very productive pasture blend. No concerns with bloat.
  • 45% Fleet Meadow Bromegrass
  • 25% High Arctic Brand Orchardgrass
  • 15% Courtenay Tall Fescue
  • 10% Express Timothy
  • 5% Creeping Red Fescue


Spec Sheet


Rancher's Hay Max

Adaptability. A very good blend that will deliver high yield potential under good fertility and moisture conditions.
  • 30% Fleet Meadow Bromegrass
  • 20% Carlton Smooth Bromegrass
  • 50% Ranchers Choice Brand Alfalfa


High production blend for producers wanting a high-performance alfalfa with timothy. Express Timothy has excellent tolerance to low lying areas, to increase production.
  • 90% Alfalfa Blend 10-5
  • 10% Express Timothy

Premium Hay Max

A very hardy mixture that includes Express Timothy, our high-quality leafy timothy, and Alfalfa Blend 10-5, our best alfalfa blend. This blend delivers a multiple-cut hay stand under good management and soil conditions.
  • 65% Alfalfa Blend 10-5
  • 30% Fleet Meadow Bromegrass
  • 5% Express Timothy

Saline Hay Max

Suited for productive soils that are demonstrating early signs of salt stress. Has tolerance to increased salinity levels.
  • 40% Rugged ST Alfalfa
  • 40% Courtenay Tall Fescue
  • 20% Carlton Smooth Bromegrass

Lowland Max

Ideally used in areas of poor drainage for hay or pasture.
  • 50% Courtenay Tall Fescue
  • 30% Reed Canary Grass
  • 20% Express Timothy