Cotton Seed Distributors MD set to retire

July 17, 2023 | 1 min read
After decades of leading Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) outstanding growth, Peter Graham will retire from the managing director position on 31 December 2023.

Seeds expert in global role at BASF Seeds

April 7, 2023 | 1 min read
After four years leading the Australian Seed Federation (ASF), Osman Mewett has joined BASF Agricultural Solutions as a global regulatory policy manager within the Seeds and Traits team.

STartUP cereal crops after the wet harvest

Feb. 28, 2023 | 3 min read
With the potential for another wet start to the planting season, the seed being used for this year’s planting may be impacted with a number of issues such as water stress (either too much or perhaps too little), insects or diseases.

Sow certainty on farm with proven endophyte

Feb. 27, 2023 | 3 min read
Endophytes can take pasture performance and persistence to the next level by protecting pastures from insects after your seed treatment wears off.

New EverGol Energy gets the tick of approval

Feb. 25, 2023 | 3 min read
The trialing of the new EverGol Energy formulation in the field has shown it’s a winner for grain growers, seed grader operators and agronomists, according to Bayer.

Breeders looking years ahead of grain harvest

Dec. 26, 2022 | 4 min read
As Australia’s grain harvest kicks off, activity is also building for the country’s crop breeders.

Pasture Trials Network’s independent variety data

Dec. 26, 2022 | 3 min read
The Pasture Trials Network (PTN) offers independent, robust and up to date grazing feed-base variety performance information on a range of pastures.

Nuseed’s dedicated team to support canola

Dec. 25, 2022 | 3 min read
Canola growers have even more choice than ever before, and seed companies are releasing new varieties each season that promise better yields and enhanced disease protection. So, helping a grower decide which variety is going to perform best in their specific growing conditions is a complex task for advisers.

“Seeds are our business, our only business”

Dec. 25, 2022 | 3 min read
Tatiara Seeds has been in operation since 1976. It began in Bordertown (SA) in the heart of the Tatiara, with one processing plant and a single operator, Graham Ramsdale. Now Tatiara Seeds operates at both Bordertown and Keith with a total of 10 processing plants and employing over 40 people.

AGT marks 20 years with top new varieties

Dec. 24, 2022 | 3 min read
The year 2022 has been a significant milestone year for Australian Grain Technologies (AGT) which celebrated 20 years of grain breeding excellence.

AgriVentis Technologies releases new mung beans

Dec. 24, 2022 | 2 min read
AgriVentis Technologies is an agricultural seed technology and development company, and the release of their promising Green Dragon and Green Taipan mung bean varieties will be the first of their material to be commercially available in Australia.

New Zena CL Clearfield barley variety

Sept. 13, 2022 | 2 min read
New Zena CL barley is well on its way for next season’s planting, following its launch as the newest Clearfield barley.

International Day of Plant Health:

May 11, 2022 | 2 min read
Inaugural International Day of Plant Health is a great opportunity to highlight the importance of healthy seed to healthy plants. Mr Osman Mewett, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Seed Federation (ASF), the peak national association for Australia’s seed for sowing sector said, “The seed industry has been supportive of the idea of celebrating an International Day of Plant Health from the very beginning.”

NSW to ensure access to future GM Crop innovations

March 2, 2021 | 2 min read
Decision will encourage stronger research and innovation.

Nuseed and Barenbrug collaborate

May 6, 2020 | 2 min read
Nuseed and Barenbrug enter into collaborative agreement to provide R&D, plant breeding, and commercialisation of hybrid sorghum and sunflower.