Canola

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Seed Force are pioneers in the development of grain and graze winter canola. Combining leading European canola breeding with in-depth knowledge of brassica grazing management, we are the market leader in dual purpose canolas. These winter types can be sown early to provide exceptional autumn/winter feed,and then be locked up for similar grain and oil … Read more

Turf

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Improved 2020 supply of popular SF Maté phalaris

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Demand for SF Maté phalaris has strengthened year-on-year, reflecting the variety’s performance credentials. A highly winter active phalaris variety bred by Gentos in Argentina, it has been produced in Australia by Seed Force since 2017, with supply volumes steadily increasing locally since then. Its results across the 2013-2015 independent Pasture Variety Trial Network cemented its … Read more

Global barley variety dominates yield and demand around the planet

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RGT Planet, the world’s first global barley variety, continues to dominate National Variety Trial results and commercial crop yields across Australia. Released in Australia to six farmers in 2016 by Seed Force and RAGT, the variety received full malt accreditation in March 2019, taking around 25% market share in that season. According to Seed Force … Read more

COVID-19 Update

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We are reaching out to our extended Seed Force community to share with you the steps we are taking to ensure we protect our people, our customers, and your experience with our brand. At this time, we are thinking about you, your families, friends, your livelihoods and our lifeline in rural and regional Australia during … Read more

SF Ignite TT hybrid canola delivers increased farmer returns over OP counterpart

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Hybrid canola variety SF Ignite TT delivered greater yield and profitability than its competitor in Southern Farming Systems’ management strategies trials at Lake Bolac in 2019. The Optimised Management for High Rainfall Zones Project trials compared different management strategies to identify the best options that drive yield and oil content for farmer profit. Two varieties, … Read more

New sub-clovers offer productivity gains for Australian livestock producers

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A five-year joint venture between the Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA) and Seed Force via a $700K investment, has delivered eight new sub-clover varieties to Australian livestock producers. The new varieties cover all three sub-species, catering for differing soil types and annual average rainfall ranges from 325-1000mm. Most are now commercial with some … Read more

Strong results for SF Turbine TT in 2019 SEPWA trials

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SF Turbine TT hybrid canola has maintained its consistent commercial performance, finishing at the top of the 2019 SEPWA Triazine Tolerant trials. Conducted on Scott Redman’s property at Hopetoun, south of Ravensthorpe in Western Australia, the trial was sown on 18 April 2019 at 2.5 kg/ha using a nearest-neighbour trial design. Plots were 108m x … Read more

Winter canola update, March 2020

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If you have good soil moisture early in the season, planting winter canola prior to the traditional planting window that applies to spring types can provide significant financial benefits. Under this strategy, growers the opportunity for early grazing until the recommended late July lock-up for grain. It can provide one or two 4-6 week grazing … Read more