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Goulburn Post: Flock Ewe winners crowed at the show

By Lucy Damin | February 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Goulburn Post: Flock Ewe winners crowed at the show

IN front of a large crowd of well over 260 people […] Mr Treweeke thanked all competitors, sponsors and judges for their efforts in making the competition such a great success and the welcome he received by all involved in the competition. In the spring shorn Gavin and Casper McDonald “Aberdeen” Diamond Road were first. This […]

Dairy News Australia: High-yielding system despite lack of rain

By Lucy Damin | February 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Dairy News Australia: High-yielding system despite lack of rain

PAUL PRICE has been dairy farming in Northern Victoria for over 15 years. Since kick-starting his dairy operation in 2002, prior to the drought, Mr Price has been busy crafting and refining his operation, and despite the lack of rain, he has established a high-yielding grass based pasture feed system. This season, Mr Price has […]

Mildura Weekly: Kicking goals for charity

By Lucy Damin | January 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Mildura Weekly: Kicking goals for charity

AN inaugural series of seven-aside soccer matches is aiming to raise more than $5000 for two local charities. The brainchild of Morellofert owner David Morello, and Nutrano Citrus’ Richard Byllaardt, all funds raised through the event will be donated to The Lucas Foundation and Chances for Children. To be held at Soccer Park from 7pm […]

The Land: Medic helps boost pasture performance

By Lucy Damin | January 23, 2018 | Comments Off on The Land: Medic helps boost pasture performance

BASED on advice from his local agronomist, John Xuereb of “Ullingala” at Twelve Mile Creek in central west New South Wales, added Pasture Genetics’ Cavalier Spineless Burr Medic to his pasture legume blend, and is impressed with his results despite a tough season. The Cavalier Spineless Burr Medic was planted in March on the back […]

Stock Journal: Moby Forage Barley supports livestock enterprise

By Lucy Damin | January 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Stock Journal: Moby Forage Barley supports livestock enterprise

BRIAN HAEBICH has been growing Pasture Genetics’ Moby forage barley on his Cooke Plains property in South Australia, for over three years. As a farmer, dairy livestock consultant and stud breeder, Mr Haebich requires substantial amounts of quick feed, despite his variable environment. “If I get an early rain, I’ll sow Moby forage barley late March or […]

Queensland Country Life: Moby Forage Barley a winning success

By Lucy Damin | January 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Queensland Country Life: Moby Forage Barley a winning success

RUSSELL ZAHNOW of Zahnoonah Pastoral Co at Mundubbera, Queensland, has grown Pasture Genetics’ Moby forage barley for several years now across various regions of Queensland. Mr Zahnow has seen enormous success with Moby forage barley at Kalbar and Boonah in the Fassifern Valley region of south east Queensland, and had no hesitation in sowing it again […]

Fairfax Media: Winner pushes the envelope

By Lucy Damin | December 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Fairfax Media: Winner pushes the envelope

HAVE a chat with Pasture Genetics general manager Rob Damin and you quickly realise why the Adelaide-based forage and pasture seeds business is at the peak of its game in Australia and on the world stage. A breeding and research facility on the outskirts of Adelaide, animal weight gain trials prior to the release of […]

The Leader: Lucerne for year-round feed opportunities

By Lucy Damin | November 22, 2017 | Comments Off on The Leader: Lucerne for year-round feed opportunities

KEYNETON cattle producers, Andrew and Kate Jaeschke planted a stand of L70 lucerne in 2014, which is utilised for weaning and finishing steers and heifers and bull calves. After successes in the subsequent three years, the family planted about 58 Ha to lucerne in 2017. Due to the success of this Lucerne, the Barossa Improved […]

The Weekly Times: Cook County

By Lucy Damin | November 15, 2017 | Comments Off on The Weekly Times: Cook County

IT takes only a few laps in the tractor with South Australian farmer Joe Cook to discover his passion for ­lucerne seed production. As he goes about his business cutting his first hay of the season, Joe speaks with great enthusiasm about an industry that has helped transform the farming landscape across parts of South […]

Northern Weekly: Expanding to greener pastures

By Lucy Damin | November 8, 2017 | Comments Off on Northern Weekly: Expanding to greener pastures

WINGFIELD company Pasture Genetics has grown to become one of the country’s largest producers and distributors of forage seed pastures. The company last month won the agribusiness award at Business SA’s 2017 Export Awards after expanding operations, exporting to more than 30 countries […] Read the full story here. Originally published:  Expanding to greener pastures […]