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The Leader: Lucerne for year-round feed opportunities

By Lucy Damin | November 22, 2017 | Comments Off on The Leader: Lucerne for year-round feed opportunities

KEYNETON cattle producers, Andrew and Kate Jaeschke planted a stand of L70 lucerne in 2014, which is utilised for weaning and finishing steers and heifers and bull calves. After successes in the subsequent three years, the family planted about 58 Ha to lucerne in 2017. Due to the success of this Lucerne, the Barossa Improved […]

Pasture Genetics refocuses sales team

By Lucy Damin | November 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Pasture Genetics refocuses sales team

THROUGH September and October, Pasture Genetics reviewed and restructured its sales team to better meet the operational and commercial needs of staff, business partners and clientele. “Pasture Genetics has realised significant growth in the past 24 months, we identified shortfalls and have better positioned ourselves for continued growth. By decreasing individual footprints and better sharing […]

The Weekly Times: Cook County

By Lucy Damin | November 15, 2017 | Comments Off on The Weekly Times: Cook County

IT takes only a few laps in the tractor with South Australian farmer Joe Cook to discover his passion for ­lucerne seed production. As he goes about his business cutting his first hay of the season, Joe speaks with great enthusiasm about an industry that has helped transform the farming landscape across parts of South […]

Northern Weekly: Expanding to greener pastures

By Lucy Damin | November 8, 2017 | Comments Off on Northern Weekly: Expanding to greener pastures

WINGFIELD company Pasture Genetics has grown to become one of the country’s largest producers and distributors of forage seed pastures. The company last month won the agribusiness award at Business SA’s 2017 Export Awards after expanding operations, exporting to more than 30 countries […] Read the full story here. Originally published:  Expanding to greener pastures […]

Stock Journal: Export opportunity key for development

By Lucy Damin | November 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Stock Journal: Export opportunity key for development

SA’s innovative exporters have been recognised for their efforts at the Business SA Export Awards. Held on Thursday last week in Adelaide, the awards recognised Lonsdale-based air conditioning manufacturer Seeley International as the SA Exporter of the Year. Thomas Foods International received the excellence in exporting award, while Pasture Genetics took out the agribusiness award […]

The Advertiser: Sowing the seeds of success

By Lucy Damin | October 31, 2017 | Comments Off on The Advertiser: Sowing the seeds of success

THE development of new premium trademarked products has transformed Pasture Genetics from a husband and wife operation to one of the country’s largest producers and distributors of forage and pasture seeds. From three warehouses across Adelaide’s north, the award-winning company supplies its range of common and proprietary varieties – including Lucerne, medics, clovers and legumes […]  […]

The Advertiser: Business SA 2017 Export Award Winners

By Lucy Damin | October 27, 2017 | Comments Off on The Advertiser: Business SA 2017 Export Award Winners

SEELEY – Australia’s largest airconditioning manufacturer – also took out the manufacturing award last night, while other winners Pasture Genetics in the agribusiness category and Mollydooker Wines in the regional exporter category […] Read the full story here. Originally published:  Business SA 2017 Export Awards Winners GUISEPPE TAURIELLO October 27, 2017 The Advertiser  

Pasture Genetics awarded Adelaide Airport Agribusiness Award at Business SA 2017 Export Awards

By Lucy Damin | October 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Pasture Genetics awarded Adelaide Airport Agribusiness Award at Business SA 2017 Export Awards

ON Thursday, October 26, Pasture Genetics took out the Adelaide Airport Agribusiness Award at the prestigious Business SA 2017 Export Awards. The win comes after receiving a High Commendation in 2016. Now in their 55th year, the Business SA Export Awards recognise the success of local companies breaking into export markets and achieving sales and […]

The Leader: Successful Koonunga sticky beak pasture walk

By Lucy Damin | October 25, 2017 | Comments Off on The Leader: Successful Koonunga sticky beak pasture walk

THE Koonunga sticky beak pasture walk was held on September 20 with Anthony Ellis, Farmer Johns and Rehn Freebairn, Pasture Genetics, presenting to the final session of the Koonunga Ag Bureau’s crop walk day. In the second year of production Lucerne varieties were producing over six tonnes of dry matter per hectare. The plots which were […]

Border Chronicle: Crowds flock to Tatiara Seeds open day

By Lucy Damin | October 4, 2017 | Comments Off on Border Chronicle: Crowds flock to Tatiara Seeds open day

CLOSE to 100 people attended the second Tatiara Seeds Pasture site open day on Wednesday. A number of representatives from across the region and state were present to inform the onlookers on the importance of good pasture. Some representatives included […] Ian Freebairn from Pasture Genetics […] Brett Smedley, in charge of Seed Sales and […]