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Media: Yorke Peninsula Country Times – Farm innovation award winner

By Lucy Damin | September 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Yorke Peninsula Country Times – Farm innovation award winner

A farmer who turned a community issue into an innovative business has won the Pasture Genetics National Fodder Innovation Award at the Royal Adelaide Show. Kadina farmer Brenton McRae won the award, which was offered for the first time in the show’s 178-year history. With an overflowing dam in Kadina creating problems for the community, […]

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 […]

Media: Stock Journal – Crop contest honour to Mid North farmer

By Lucy Damin | September 7, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Stock Journal – Crop contest honour to Mid North farmer

[…] Kadina farmer Brenton McRae won the inaugural National Fodder Award, supported by Pasture Genetics, which contributed proprietary seed product worth $3000 and a one-on-one on-farm agronomic consultation. By setting up a catchment dam, Mr McRae maximised his property’s production while also dealing with Kadina’s excess stormwater problem. Click here to read in full.  Click here […]

Media: Seedstock Central – Innovative farming solution for waste water

By Lucy Damin | September 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Seedstock Central – Innovative farming solution for waste water

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. It is the first time in the Show’s 178-year […]

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 […]

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. […]