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Top recognition for SA agricultural innovator

By Lucy Damin | June 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Top recognition for SA agricultural innovator

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 […]

Pasture Genetics opens their door to the world

By Lucy Damin | June 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Pasture Genetics opens their door to the world

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 […]

New award to recognise innovation in Australian fodder production

By Lucy Damin | June 4, 2018 | Comments Off on New award to recognise innovation in Australian fodder production

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 […]

NSW LLS Hunter and Pasture Genetics highlight suitable winter fodder options

By Lucy Damin | May 16, 2018 | Comments Off on NSW LLS Hunter and Pasture Genetics highlight suitable winter fodder options

On Tuesday, May 15, Pasture Genetics Northern Regional Commercial Manager Adam Little and Territory Manager Jack Edwards attended the New South Wales Local Land Services Hunter pasture walk at Singleton, to provide producers with variety-specific information and agronomic insight. The demonstration site was sown by Pasture Genetics for the NSW LLS Hunter on April 5 […]

Pasture Genetics support the Australian beef industry at Beef Australia 2018

By Lucy Damin | May 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Pasture Genetics support the Australian beef industry at Beef Australia 2018

Australia’s national beef expo Beef Australia is one of the world’s great beef cattle industry events and is held just once every three years in Rockhampton, Queensland. The event is a celebration of all facets of the Australian beef industry. It facilitates new trade and export opportunities by exposing the local supply chain to the […]

Video: Complete lucerne range

By Lucy Damin | April 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Having a complete range of lucerne varieties for all applications, is the hallmark of Pasture Genetics lucerne breeding programme. With combined germplasm from our long-term local breeding programme and the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, we are continually developing new and improved varieties with a strong Australian pedigree – providing pastures for the […]

Video: Up to 10 years of productive stand life

By Lucy Damin | April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Grower Scott Hutchings at Keith, South Australia details his experience with the persistence of Pasture Genetics GTL®60 Lucerne and how it can offer long-term persistence and up to 10 years of productive stand life. “GTL®60 has given me the ability to set stock during lambing, so I don’t have to move the sheep, during lambing […]

Video: An exceptional dryland lucerne variety

By Lucy Damin | April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pasture Genetics Research and Technical Services Manager Tom Damin discusses the reasons why Pasture Genetics GTL®60 Lucerne has proven to be a superior dryland lucerne variety. With long-term persistence, grazing tolerance as well as high-quality forage that can be utilised for hay production, GTL®60 gives dryland lucerne growers an advantage in flexibility. “A particularly low-set crown […]

Eggs for us and cows for Cambodia

By Lucy Damin | March 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Eggs for us and cows for Cambodia

Pasture Genetics will be closing for the Easter public holidays at 5pm on Thursday, March 29 and re-opening 8.30am Tuesday, April 3. Pasture Genetics Social Club conducted a “how many eggs” competition throughout March, raising funds for Cows for Cambodia. Correctly guessing 72 eggs in the jar, egg-static “how many eggs” winner and Pasture Genetics Territory Manager […]

Video: High plant density after heavy grazing periods

By Lucy Damin | March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Grower Scott Hutchings explains the results he has observed while growing Pasture Genetics GTL®60 Lucerne on his property at Kieth, South Australia; and how it has maintained high plant density through tough years following heavy grazing intervals. “ The ideal variety for my prime lamb and wool operation.”