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Did you know?.. Pasture Genetics has been exporting its premium pasture seed since 2004.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
A Yorke Peninsula farmer who turned a community issue into an innovative business for his farm has won the Pasture Genetics National Fodder Innovation Award at the Royal Adelaide Show. The award was presented to Kadina farmer Brenton McRae by Pasture Genetics Research and Technical Services Manager Tom Damin on Tuesday afternoon. It is the […]
On Monday, August 13, the Honourable David Ridgway MLC visited Pasture Genetics Penfield Research Station at Virginia, South Australia. Greeted by general manager Rob Damin, international business manager Sean Coffey, and research and technical services manager Tom Damin, David was guided through Pasture Genetics’ seed treatment plant, fully accredited export facility, and trailblazing trial site. […]
On Thursday, August 9, Pasture Genetics had the pleasure of hosting first-year agriculture students from the University of Adelaide’s Roseworthy campus. Over 40 students, hailing from both Australia and overseas, furthered their knowledge of pasture species, production systems, pasture management, and livestock performance. The student’s current-semester curriculum focuses on pasture production in the Australian environment […]
On Wednesday, July 18, Pasture Genetics national key account manager Adam Little presented to a group of 25 vineyard owners and operators. He introduced Pasture Genetics SOWsmart® specialist blends for viticultural and horticultural enterprises, as well as some new products in Pasture Genetics’ range, like Smart Radish. Pasture Genetics Smart Radish is a market leading […]
South Australian agricultural innovator Rob Damin has been named a Regional Finalist in the 2018 EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Rob was recognised for guiding his company – Pasture Genetics – from a small three-person operation into the largest fully independent and Australian owned forage seed company in just two decades. Pasture Genetics develops […]
From June 3 – 6, Pasture Genetics attended the Annual International Seed Federation World Seed Congress (ISF WSC). Attendees General Manager Rob Damin and International Business Manager Sean Coffey said the ISF WSC was an excellent opportunity to meet with other seed companies operating in the global market. Pasture Genetics were able to discuss ongoing business […]
A new award to recognise innovation in farming practices will be up for grabs at this year’s Royal Adelaide Show – the first time in the Show’s 178-year history. The Pasture Genetics National Fodder Innovation Award aims to recognise Australian growers who have redeveloped their farming practices to adapt to change, increase production and/or demonstrate […]