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Pasture Genetics pushing the limits at forage demonstration and evaluation site in Tatura

By Lucy Damin | September 29, 2017 | Comments Off on Pasture Genetics pushing the limits at forage demonstration and evaluation site in Tatura

Pasture Genetics have been establishing forage demonstration and evaluation sites throughout Australia since 2005. Each site has its own purpose and outcome, ranging from single plot strip demonstration trials to fully replicated and measured yield and persistence trials. Over 300 sites of various sizes and applications have been sown in the past 12 years. This season Pasture […]

Pasture Genetics rank in South Australian Business Index 2017

By Lucy Damin | September 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Pasture Genetics rank in South Australian Business Index 2017

The InDaily South Australian Business Index 2017 is a ranking of the state’s top 100 companies. The index, produced by Adelaide financial services firm Taylor Collison, is based on an analysis of revenue and estimated market capitalisation. Companies are considered eligible for the list if they have a South Australian head office, with an Adelaide […]

Rob Says: Spring Advisor 2017

By Rob Damin | September 25, 2017 | Comments Off on Rob Says: Spring Advisor 2017

As we approach our spring sowing window, Pasture Genetics have compiled the Spring Advisor 2017. Spring is the season of opportunity, with the usually reliable combination of rising soil temperatures and soil moisture.  How to best harness this opportunity with spring planting for forage production is the essence of this Advisor. Across the regions of Australia, we have seen […]

Pasture Genetics presents the Agribusiness Leaders Scholarship for Excellence

By Lucy Damin | September 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Pasture Genetics presents the Agribusiness Leaders Scholarship for Excellence

Millicent ‘Millie’ Moore grew up in Willunga, South Australia surrounded by farming land and vineyards. Her regional upbringing kindled a passion for farming from an early age. This enthusiasm for agriculture led her to attending Urrbrae Agricultural High School from Year 8, through to Year 12. Millie enjoyed the agricultural focus of the school and spent […]

Pasture Genetics awards premium hay producers at the Royal Adelaide Show

By Lucy Damin | September 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Pasture Genetics awards premium hay producers at the Royal Adelaide Show

On Tuesday, September 5, Pasture Genetics attended the Royal Adelaide Show 2017 Grains and Fodder Awards Presentation Afternoon Tea. At this presentation ceremony Pasture Genetics Production Manager James Holland presented the awards for ‘Class 48: The Pasture Genetics Prize for Baled Lucerne Hay, irrigated, one bale as it leaves the baler or equivalent fodder roll […]

Pasture Genetics discuss the lucerne seed trade between Morocco and Australia

By Lucy Damin | August 31, 2017 | Comments Off on Pasture Genetics discuss the lucerne seed trade between Morocco and Australia

On Thursday, August 31, a delegation from Pasture Genetics were granted a private one-on-one meeting with the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco, His Excellency Mr Karim Medrek. Morocco has a sizable lucerne pasture industry and is a significant importer of lucerne seed, however only a small percentage of their usage is Australian produced seed. The majority […]

Pasture Genetics explains the importance of quality trialling to students

By Lucy Damin | August 17, 2017 | Comments Off on Pasture Genetics explains the importance of quality trialling to students

On Thursday, August 17, 52 Agricultural Science students from the University of Adelaide visited Pasture Genetics Penfield Research Station. The students visited as an ‘industry insight’ component to their Agricultural Systems subject. This is the seventh year the faculty of students have attended the site to gain knowledge on pastures and the pasture seed industry from Pasture […]

Media: CommBank Agri Insights – Innovation in action

By Lucy Damin | July 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Media: CommBank Agri Insights – Innovation in action

[…] Opposite a picturesque almond grove, just 30 minutes from Adelaide, is Rob and Ann Damin’s pasture research facility, which employs some of the world’s leading seed treatment technology to create pasture seed that is in demand all over the globe. The business includes a production division for purchasing of seed direct from farmers, state-of-the-art […]