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Fodder Innovation Award – Entries Closing Soon!

By Lucy Damin | July 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Fodder Innovation Award – Entries Closing Soon!

For a second year, the Pasture Genetics National Fodder Innovation Award will be up for grabs at the Royal Adelaide Show. The award aims to recognise Australian growers who have redeveloped their farming practices to adapt to change, increase production and/or demonstrate sustainability. The award is open to anyone who operates a farming business in […]

Happy EOFY!

By Lucy Damin | June 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Happy EOFY!

To our suppliers, seed producers, clients, colleagues and farmers, We wish you a happy End of Financial Year! Thank you for all your contributions to our success this financial year. As the largest fully independent and Australian-owned forage seed company, we value your ongoing loyalty and support.  As a proud Australian family-founded and operated company […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Community-minded farmer wins national farming innovation award

By Lucy Damin | September 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Community-minded farmer wins national farming innovation award

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 […]

The Honourable David Ridgway MLC visits locally grown agricultural company

By Lucy Damin | August 13, 2018 | Comments Off on The Honourable David Ridgway MLC visits locally grown agricultural company

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. […]