This estate was formed primarily to serve as a buffer stock when other sources of cane supply declines. It is divided into 4 sections. Nucleus Estate has 3631 hectares of land.

On an average 158 man days are required to cultivate a hectare of land from land preparation to harvesting.

The Company manages the entire cultivation of this land and serves as a model farm for both settlers and out growers. It is made up of medium sized plots.

Nucleus Estate manages irrigated seed cane nurseries which supply seed to settlers and out growers whilst meeting its own requirement.