Research and Development

New varieties, trial results and seed treatment updates.
Did you know?.. Pasture Genetics has established over 300 single-season and permanent pasture demonstration and evaluation sites across Australia to test in their products in varied conditions and soil types.

Media: Partners in Growth: Bayer and Pasture Genetics

By Lucy Damin | June 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Partners in Growth: Bayer and Pasture Genetics

Outperforming competitors to preserve the business for future generations: that is the goal of the wholesale seed company Pasture Genetics. Their strategy? Investing in Research & Development (R&D), collaborating closely with dedicated, international partners like Bayer SeedGrowth® and thus offering the highest-quality seed to farmers. In Brief: The wholesale seed company Pasture Genetics wants to […]

Media: Bayer Crop Science Australia – Pastures award winner pushing the envelope

By Lucy Damin | May 29, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Bayer Crop Science Australia – Pastures award winner pushing the envelope

Have a chat with… Pasture Genetics General Manager Rob Damin and you quickly realise why the Adelaide-based forage and pasture seeds business is at the peak of its game in Australia and on the world stage. A breeding and research facility on the outskirts of Adelaide, animal weight-gain trials prior to the release of new […]

NSW LLS Hunter and Pasture Genetics highlight suitable winter fodder options

By Lucy Damin | May 16, 2018 | Comments Off on NSW LLS Hunter and Pasture Genetics highlight suitable winter fodder options

On Tuesday, May 15, Pasture Genetics Northern Regional Commercial Manager Adam Little and Territory Manager Jack Edwards attended the New South Wales Local Land Services Hunter pasture walk at Singleton, to provide producers with variety-specific information and agronomic insight. The demonstration site was sown by Pasture Genetics for the NSW LLS Hunter on April 5 […]

Video: Complete lucerne range

By Lucy Damin | April 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Having a complete range of lucerne varieties for all applications, is the hallmark of Pasture Genetics lucerne breeding programme. With combined germplasm from our long-term local breeding programme and the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, we are continually developing new and improved varieties with a strong Australian pedigree – providing pastures for the […]

Media: CommBank – Pasture Genetics

By Lucy Damin | April 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: CommBank – Pasture Genetics

A case study that illustrates the importance of scientific research and development in agriculture. A picturesque almond grove in the South Australian countryside may not be the place you’d expect to find a state-of-the-art research and development operation, but for seed producers Rob and Ann Damin the great outdoors is where it all happens. Their […]

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 […]

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, […]

12 per cent better beef weight gains with Outback Forage Oats

By Lucy Damin | February 20, 2018 | Comments Off on 12 per cent better beef weight gains with Outback Forage Oats

At Pasture Genetics, filling your winter feed gap has been our long term goal. The constant introduction and improvement of high vigour forage cereals has been occurring since the company’s beginning in 1997. We’ve undertaken both quantitative and qualitative research to further understand the complexities of cereal grazing by livestock, ultimately helping farmers efficiently produce […]

Media: Fairfax Media – Winner pushes the envelope

By Lucy Damin | December 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Media: Fairfax Media – Winner pushes the envelope

Have a chat with Pasture Genetics general manager Rob Damin and you quickly realise why the Adelaide-based forage and pasture seeds business is at the peak of its game in Australia and on the world stage. A breeding and research facility on the outskirts of Adelaide, animal weight gain trials prior to the release of […]

DLF Seeds host Pasture Genetics study tour

By Lucy Damin | November 25, 2017 | Comments Off on DLF Seeds host Pasture Genetics study tour

Maintaining a high level of product knowledge and being across the latest in technical services is at the essence of Pasture Genetics business. Pasture Genetics is an exclusive Australian supplier of DLF Seed’s industry leading, innovative, endophyte and grass products. In early November, Pasture Genetics National Commercial Manager Tim Francis, Northern Region Commercial Manager Adam […]