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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 […]

Media: Rural Business Magazine – National grain and fodder awards

By Lucy Damin | July 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Rural Business Magazine – National grain and fodder awards

Two new national innovation 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 aim to recognise growers across Australia who have redeveloped their farming practices to adapt to change, increase production and/or demonstrate sustainability. […]

Media: The Southern Farmer – New award to recognise leaders in fodder production

By Lucy Damin | July 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: The Southern Farmer – New award to recognise leaders in fodder production

The Pasture Genetics National Fodder Innovation Award is a new award that will aim to recognise Australian growers who have redeveloped their farming practices to adapt to change, increase production and/or demonstrate sustainability. The award – which will be unveiled at the Adelaide Show – is open to anyone who operates a farming business in […]

Media: The Stock Journal – Innovation drives YP farmer

By Lucy Damin | June 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: The Stock Journal – Innovation drives YP farmer

When looking to maximise the productivity of his Yorke Peninsula farm, Brenton McRae also came up with a solution to a problem facing the Kadina township. Farming just on the outskirts of Kadina, Mr McRae runs a Lowline cattle herd, buys in lambs when the opportunity arises and also produces hay to supply the local […]

Media: The Stock Journal – Farm improvement creates opportunity

By Lucy Damin | June 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: The Stock Journal – Farm improvement creates opportunity

Running into issues with limestone on his farm created an opportunity for Yorke Peninsula farmer Brenton McRae. By removing the hard sheet limestone and then restoring the top soil back on top, he not only improved his soil quality but also created a new market. The limestone is used for PM2 material, which is utilised […]

Media: West Coast Sentinel – Big grain prizes up for grabs

By Lucy Damin | June 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: West Coast Sentinel – Big grain prizes up for grabs

The Royal Adelaide Show’s grains and fodder judging is the biggest competition of its type in Australia and this year the prize pool is larger than ever before. As well as the usual judging of the various grain and hay types, this year two new awards aimed at promoting innovation have been added. The Nufarm National […]