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.

Community-minded farmer wins national farming innovation award

By Lucy Damin | September 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Community-minded farmer wins national farming innovation award

A Yorke Peninsula farmer who turned a community issue into an innovative business for his farm has won the Pasture Genetics National Fodder Innovation Award at the Royal Adelaide Show. The award was presented to Kadina farmer Brenton McRae by Pasture Genetics Research and Technical Services Manager Tom Damin on Tuesday afternoon. It is the […]

The Honourable David Ridgway MLC visits locally grown agricultural company

By Lucy Damin | August 13, 2018 | Comments Off on The Honourable David Ridgway MLC visits locally grown agricultural company

On Monday, August 13, the Honourable David Ridgway MLC visited Pasture Genetics Penfield Research Station at Virginia, South Australia. Greeted by general manager Rob Damin, international business manager Sean Coffey, and research and technical services manager Tom Damin, David was guided through Pasture Genetics’ seed treatment plant, fully accredited export facility, and trailblazing trial site. […]

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 […]

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: Bayer SeedGrowth®- Partners in Growth: Bayer and Pasture Genetics

By Lucy Damin | June 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Bayer SeedGrowth®- 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: Cultivate – Pastures award winner pushing the envelope

By Lucy Damin | May 29, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Cultivate – 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 […]

Media: Cultivar Seed – Joint Research for Lusher Pastures

By Lucy Damin | May 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Media: Cultivar Seed – Joint Research for Lusher Pastures

Achieving optimum yield from the arable land available is a challenge every farmer faces. To provide support, companies like Pasture Genetics strive to offer improved seed quality. Together with its partner Bayer SeedGrowth, Pasture Genetics, a producer, marketer, and supplier of seed, counts on Research & Development to improve products above industry standards. “Over the […]

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 […]