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Happy Easter from the team at Pasture Genetics

By Lucy Damin | April 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Happy Easter from the team at Pasture Genetics

Happy Easter from all of us here at Pasture Genetics! If you are travelling this long weekend, please stay safe on the roads. Our Easter and Anzac Day trading hours are: Thursday 8.30 – 5.00 ACST Good Friday to Easter Monday CLOSED Tuesday 8.30 – 5.00 ACST Wednesday 8.30 – 5.00 ACST Anzac Day CLOSED […]

Rob Says: PASTURES Lucerne Update 2019

By Rob Damin | April 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Rob Says: PASTURES Lucerne Update 2019

Australia is a land of extremes, highlighted over the last year of droughts and floods. However, in this time of adversity, the usefulness of lucerne on many farms across the country shines. As the most frequently grown and highest yielding perennial forage legume crop across the globe, lucerne is highly efficient, producing more protein per […]

South East Field Days leaves growers buoyed with confidence

By Lucy Damin | March 16, 2019 | Comments Off on South East Field Days leaves growers buoyed with confidence

The sun was out, and the perfect weather drew in the crowds of more than 30,000 for the 2019 41st South East Field Days. It was a hot and dry but a pleasant couple of days of low 20’s with a bit of early fog, indeed an encouraging sign that hopefully, the season is not […]

Media: The Advertiser – Trade deal promises greener pastures

By Lucy Damin | November 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: The Advertiser – Trade deal promises greener pastures

Australia’s top-tier lucerne exporter is preparing to take on growers in the US from next year following a green light for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Pasture Genetics, which has crops at Virginia in Adelaide’s north, produces seed products for export. Pasture Genetics international business manager Sean Coffey said the introduction of the Trans-Pacific Partnership […]

Simon Birmingham announces TPP-11 at Penfield Research Station

By Lucy Damin | October 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Simon Birmingham announces TPP-11 at Penfield Research Station

Today, Federal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Senator Simon Birmingham visited Pasture Genetics Penfield Research Station at Virginia to meet with the media and discuss how the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal will benefit this South Australian business and thousands of other businesses across SA and Australia. “It’s great to be here at Pasture Genetics, […]

Media: Queensland Country Life – Rabobank’s 2018 agribusiness leadership awards dinner

By Lucy Damin | October 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Queensland Country Life – Rabobank’s 2018 agribusiness leadership awards dinner

The 140 year-old neo-classical Sydney Town Hall was the grand venue for this year’s Rabobank Leadership Awards dinner, drawing farmers and business guests from across Australia. The event, widely considered the agribusiness sector’s night of nights, saw about 200 attendees celebrate this year’s emerging leader, Anna Speer’s award win, while Helen Geltch and family members represented leadership award winner, Jim Geltch. […]

Pasture Genetics supports the inaugural Forbes Show pasture competition

By Lucy Damin | September 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Pasture Genetics supports the inaugural Forbes Show pasture competition

The inaugural 2018 Forbes PA & H Association Pasture Competition took place at this year’s 143rd Show. On Thursday, September 27, judges Tom Dwyer, Forbes PA & H Association, Guy Webb, AgriWest Rural, and Matt Gould, Landmark, named Jack Farthing of Forbes, the winner. Jack took out the prize with a cracking pasture blend, sown […]

Media: The Land – Photos from the Henty Machinery Field Days

By Lucy Damin | September 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: The Land – Photos from the Henty Machinery Field Days

Lionel Willis and son Daniel, “Gloaming”, Tumbarumba, talking Cavalier spineless burr medic with Pasture Genetics, Southern NSW Territory Manager, Tom Robertson, Albury. Click here to read in full.  Click here to connect with Pasture Genetics territory manager Tom Robertson. Image: Courtesy of the Land.  Originally published:  Photos from the Henty Machinery Field Days RACHAEL WEBB […]

Media: Yorke Peninsula Country Times – Farm innovation award winner

By Lucy Damin | September 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Yorke Peninsula Country Times – Farm innovation award winner

A farmer who turned a community issue into an innovative business has won the Pasture Genetics National Fodder Innovation Award at the Royal Adelaide Show. Kadina farmer Brenton McRae won the award, which was offered for the first time in the show’s 178-year history. With an overflowing dam in Kadina creating problems for the community, […]

Pasture Genetics sponsor Wagga Wagga Show Quick Shear

By Lucy Damin | September 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Pasture Genetics sponsor Wagga Wagga Show Quick Shear

Pasture Genetics proudly sponsored the Wagga Wagga Quick Shear, part of the Wagga Wagga Show, on Saturday, September 8. Pasture Genetics gifted a $300 voucher to be reclaimed in seed through a local retailer, to a local farmer Brendan Halden, who provided 100 sheep to the event. Now in its second year, the competition attracted […]