Forage sorghum research benefits growers

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Seed Force continues to push the boundaries of pasture and forage research, with a firm focus on quality, not just yield. National sales and marketing manager, Tim Wilmshurst, said this strong philosophy on measuring forage quality has always been key for the company. “Livestock producers know that feed quality makes a huge difference to animal … Read more

Drought recovery pasture blends encouraged to boost regeneration

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With some rainfall in recent weeks, experts are encouraging farmers to take proactive measures to best support pasture regeneration. David Leah, technical manager with Seed Force, says the prolonged dry has had a devastating impact on the pasture base across Australia. “Even though we’ve had some reasonable rain in some areas recently, farmers hit by … Read more

Manage blackleg resistance with updated risk assessment tool from GRDC

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It is important that blackleg resistance is managed properly across seasons to maximise crop performance and yield. Which is why GRDC’s new Blackleg Management Guide is so useful. The simple-to-use fact sheet provides a step by step guide to assessing current blackleg risk for each of your paddocks, and then provides details on how best to manage … Read more

SF Greenland Technical Update 2019 now available

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Australian livestock producers’ forage rape of choice. Seed Force has released its 2019 SF Greenland Technical Update. It can be found online here. When times are tough, Australian livestock producers focus on low-risk planting options such as forage rape, with SF Greenland the choice of both agronomists and producers across Australia. With 2018 a dry year … Read more

RGT Planet receives Australian malt accreditation

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Seed Force Australia confirmed today that RGT Planet spring barley has received malting accreditation approval from Barley Australia. Bruce Garett, Seed Force group managing director, said the company was pleased to achieve this significant milestone. “Receiving this accreditation is wonderful and the culmination of a lot of work by our team and our breeder partner RAGT. … Read more

Seed Force celebrates headquarters opening with gala event at Shepparton

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Seed Force last night celebrated the official opening of their new purpose-built national headquarters at Shepparton in Victoria. The company hosted more than 110 guests on-site for an evening event to mark the milestone. Chair, Warwick Green, said that marking such a significant milestone in the company’s 13th year was particularly gratifying. “The inspiration to establish … Read more

Seed Force grows national sales team

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Seed Force has welcomed two new territory business managers to its national sales team. Nevenka McLennan is looking after Western Australia and the north, central and western regions of South Australia. Tanya Hayes is covering the north east and Hunter regions of New South Wales. Seed Force national sales and marketing manager, Tim Wilmshurst, says … Read more

Seed Force showcases South American partners on study tour

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Seed Force hosted three key customers on a 10-day study tour to Argentina and Uruguay in September 2018. The group visited with several of Seed Force’s regional plant genetics partners, including Gentos Seeds and Forage Genetics International. Troy Higgins from CRT Gloucester Rural, Steven Fulton from Landmark Mount Gambier, and Nathaniel Brazel, Richardson’s Hardware and … Read more