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Media: Dairy News Australia – Diploid rye-grass proves worth in Goulburn Valley

By Lucy Damin | April 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Dairy News Australia – Diploid rye-grass proves worth in Goulburn Valley

Perennial rye-grass has come a long way since older varieties, such as Victorian perennial rye-grass. New genetics are assisting growers in obtaining greater yields and improving quality. Pasture Genetics Ansa Diploid Perennial Rye-grass, has been used successfully in the Goulburn Valley of Victoria, for almost five years now. Pasture Genetics began trialling Ansa Diploid Perennial Rye-grass in […]

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 […]

Media: Dairy News Australia – Sharp pasture management achieves profitability

By Lucy Damin | March 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Dairy News Australia – Sharp pasture management achieves profitability

Issac Fynn has been managing the South West Dairies property in Ecklin South, Victoria for three years and is a firm believer that “sharp pasture management achieves profitability.” Pasture Genetics Ansa Diploid Perennial Rye-grass has been used to help improve the 220 hectare farm that is 80 percent perennial and 20 percent annual rye-grasses. Mr […]

Media: North Eastern Advertiser – New pasture species broaden students’ education

By Lucy Damin | March 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: North Eastern Advertiser – New pasture species broaden students’ education

Farm students of the Scottsdale High School will now have the opportunity to broaden their education in growing and managing crops thanks to mainland company Pasture Genetics. Agronomist Rehn Freebairn from Pasture Genetics, an Adelaide based forage seed company, was in Scottsdale last Thursday to sow multiple trial crops the farm land with students. “Every […]

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.”

Video: We have trialled GTL®60 Lucerne under the most extreme grazing conditions

By Lucy Damin | March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pasture Genetics Research and Technical Services Manager Tom Damin outlines the trial process that went into the development of Pasture Genetics GTL®60 Lucerne, a real proven performing grazing tolerant lucerne variety. “GTL®60 exhibits elevated levels of residual plants, and also our high relative feed value trait, so you can have high levels of grazing tolerance, […]

Video: It’s the perfect grass really

By Lucy Damin | March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pasture Genetics Territory Manager Ian Freebairn at Mount Gambier, South Australia, gives insight into the features and benefits of Pasture Genetics Jackpot Diploid Italian Ryegrass. Versatility, productivity, and performance; it’s the perfect grass. “Jackpot Diploid Italian Ryegrass is fast to establish, and ideal for grazing.”

Video: The results are in the vat

By Lucy Damin | March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dairy farmer Anthony Giansiracusa at Tatura, Victoria, shares his observations during the utilisation of Pasture Genetics Mona Tetraploid Italian Ryegrass; such a high-quality feed translates to results you can see in the vat. “We chose Mona because of its late-Maturity and high yields.”