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Easter Well-Wishes

By Lucy Damin | April 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

The team at Pasture Genetics would like to wish you and your family a safe and enjoyable Easter long weekend at home. We hope you keep happy and healthy, and that this Easter break allows you time to relax and make the most of this less than ideal situation. Enjoy a few hot cross buns […]

Fast-moving seed

By Lucy Damin | March 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Fast-moving seed, heading out the doors of our warehouses today, and lots of it… A big thanks to all our staff, business partners and customers, and especially today to our production and logistics crews who are working so incredibly hard getting seed out into the field at the moment. This part of the planting season […]

COVID-19 Update

By Lucy Damin | March 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

At Pasture Genetics (S&W Seed Company Australia), we are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff, our customers, and the broader community. With the aggressive Coronavirus COVID-19 striking at a particularly busy time of year for Australian agriculture, we are actively monitoring the situation and adjusting operations to the current conditions. Rest assured […]

Rob Says: PASTURES Autumn Update 2020

By Rob Damin | February 28, 2020 | Comments Off on Rob Says: PASTURES Autumn Update 2020

As always following a year of feed shortage, the requirements for early sown crops to start feeding hungry livestock will be in high demand. At Pasture Genetics, we have had good production results with short term grasses and cereals for early sowing, so rest assured, when the time comes for sowing and the season breaks, […]

S&W Seed Company Australia announces acquisition of Pasture Genetics

By Rob Damin | February 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

I am pleased to announce that effective 21 February 2020, Pasture Genetics will officially become a part of S&W Seed Company Australia. S&W is a leading force internationally in agricultural breeding, production and processing for the alfalfa, sunflower and sorghum species industries. S&W’s vision is to be the world’s preferred proprietary seed company which supplies a […]

Our heart is with you

By Lucy Damin | January 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Our thoughts are with those who have been, and continue to be affected by the horrific fires ravaging our country. Words cannot express the heartbreak that many are experiencing. The loss of lives, homes, wildlife and impact on livelihoods is devastating. To those who have lost family, homes, pets and more – our heart is […]

Merry Christmas

By Lucy Damin | December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

We wish you a safe and peaceful Christmas and happy New Year. Our last working day will be Tuesday 24 December and we’ll be back in the office and out in the fields from Thursday 2 January 2020.

Benito Damin Laboratory and Education Centre

By Lucy Damin | December 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Recently, alongside Pasture Genetics general manager Rob Damin, managing director Ann Damin snipped the ribbon to officially open the Benito Damin Laboratory and Education Centre at Penfield Research Station, Virginia, South Australia.  The laboratory and centre was constructed throughout the first half of 2019 and is a vital addition to the Penfield Research Station facility […]

South Australian farmers shine in National Fodder Innovation Award

By Lucy Damin | September 3, 2019 | Comments Off on South Australian farmers shine in National Fodder Innovation Award

On Tuesday, September 3, at the Royal Adelaide Show, Pasture Genetics Research and Technical Services Manager, Tom Damin presented farmer Mark Branson of Stockport, South Australia, with the Pasture Genetics National Fodder Innovation Award. Entries were of a very high calibre and the judge’s decision was tough but winner Mark, whose innovation utilises drone technology […]

Multi-Species Pastures and Fodder Crop Selection Field Day

By Lucy Damin | July 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Multi-Species Pastures and Fodder Crop Selection Field Day

On Wednesday, July 17, Pasture Genetics, together with Devon Court Herefords and Ag Solutions facilitated a “Multi-Species Pastures and Fodder Crop Selection” field day at Devon Court Herefords, Drillham, Queensland. The field day was a huge success with over 70 attendees. Contributors Michael Christensen and Tom Damin of Pasture Genetics, Tom Nixon of Devon Court […]