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Media: Dairy News Australia – Getting the balance right in South Gippsland

By Lucy Damin | September 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Dairy News Australia – Getting the balance right in South Gippsland

South Gippsland dairy farmer Paul Kent has mastered the art of establishing a mixed perennial pasture sward utilising Pasture Genetics varieties. The key component to this custom blend is Balance Chicory. Mr Kent wasn’t satisfied with the persistence from pure perennial rye-grass stands, particularly on his undulating country, so he developed his own pasture renovation […]

Media: Business SA Today – Celebrating our Exporters: Pasture Genetics

By Lucy Damin | August 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Business SA Today – Celebrating our Exporters: Pasture Genetics

Pasture Genetics is the nation’s largest producer of forage seed legumes for the domestic and international markets. Launched in 1997 and based at Wingfield, Pasture Genetics is committed to scientific innovation, capitalising on the South Australian climate, our abundance of underground irrigation water, suitable soils, sunshine, and growing expertise, becoming known as the most reliable […]

Media: Stock Journal – Grains, fodder go under judges’ eyes

By Lucy Damin | August 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Stock Journal – Grains, fodder go under judges’ eyes

Entries from throughout SA, and one or two interstate, have been going under the eyes of judges ahead of the Royal Adelaide Show’s grains and fodder competition. Grains and fodder committee chair Bill Rowett, Allendale East, said the overall entry numbers of 230 were good, albeit down slightly on last year, but hay entries had risen. New […]

Media: Stock Journal – EP Field Day’s second day draws a crowd

By Lucy Damin | August 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Stock Journal – EP Field Day’s second day draws a crowd

The 21st biennial Eyre Peninsula Field Days provided a great showcase of the region and the latest in farming technology […] The event featured more than 450 exhibitors […]  Click here to read in full. Click here to connect with Pasture Genetics Territory Managers Rehn Freebairn or James Cook . Image: Pasture Genetics Territory Managers Rehn […]

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. […]

Pasture Genetics provides hands-on experience to ag students

By Lucy Damin | August 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Pasture Genetics provides hands-on experience to ag students

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 […]

Media: Stock Journal – Cropping entries closing

By Lucy Damin | July 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Stock Journal – Cropping entries closing

Growers have their last chance enter the new Nufarm National Grain Innovation and Pasture Genetics competitions at the Royal Adelaide Show, with entries closing tomorrow (Friday) […] Click here for the Stock Journal. Click here to enter the Pasture Genetics National Fodder Award. Image: Courtesy of the Stock Journal.  Originally published:  Cropping entries closing July […]

Media: Port Lincoln Times – Faster events at Cummins show

By Lucy Damin | July 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Port Lincoln Times – Faster events at Cummins show

Horses and their riders will have an easier time performing at the Cummins Show on October 13 this year thanks to improvements by volunteers. About 176 truck loads of sand were dumped on the Cummins Show Horse Arena in March, donated by Gavin Traeger, softening the arena to reduce the risk of serious injury to […]

Vineyard owners and operators visit trial site at Brokenwood Estate

By Lucy Damin | July 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Vineyard owners and operators visit trial site at Brokenwood Estate

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 […]

Media: Yorke Peninsula Country Times – New farming awards at Royal Adelaide Show

By Lucy Damin | July 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Yorke Peninsula Country Times – New farming awards at Royal Adelaide Show

Two new awards for the grain and fodder industries will be introduced at this year’s Royal Adelaide Show. The Nufarm National Grain Innovation Award and the Pasture Genetics National Fodder Innovation Award will recognise growers who have redeveloped their farming practices to adapt to change, increase production and/or demonstrate sustainability […] Click here to read […]