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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 […]

Media: The Advertiser – Grit and resilience the key to success for EY finalists

By Lucy Damin | June 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: The Advertiser – Grit and resilience the key to success for EY finalists

Business leaders in the state’s agriculture, manufacturing, wine, tourism and property sectors are among the finalists in this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards. With a combined annual revenue of more than $330 million and employing a total of almost 1500 employees, this year’s finalists are in hiring mode, with many expecting to increase […]

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 […]

Media: Port Lincoln Times – Big grain prizes up for grabs

By Lucy Damin | June 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Port Lincoln Times – 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 […]

Media: Stock Journal – Huge grain prizes up for grabs

By Lucy Damin | June 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Stock Journal – Huge 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 […]

Media: Naracoorte Herald – Larger prize pool for show awards

By Lucy Damin | June 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Naracoorte Herald – Larger prize pool for show awards

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 […]