Pasture Seeds

Temperate pasture seed production is concentrated in south-eastern Australia and south-west WA. There are approximately 500 growers of temperate pasture seed in Australia. Lucerne dominates pasture seed production, accounting for 60% of certified pasture seed produced.

Lucerne crop

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Pasture Seeds

Industry collaboration driving new AgriFutures Pasture Seeds Program RD&E Plan

AgriFutures Australia has announced a new five-year research, development and extension (RD&E) Plan for Australia’s pasture seeds industry. The AgriFutures Pasture Seeds Program RD&E Plan 2023-2028 sets the RD&E agenda for the pasture seeds industry to thrive into the future.

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PASTURE SEEDS / 06.09.23

Crafting future ready sub-clover seed harvesting technology

Amidst the John Deeres, New Hollands and Massey Fergusons, remains a not-so-timeless piece of machinery finally ready to be reborn in the 21st century.

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PASTURE SEEDS / 05.07.23

Free screening service to test for insecticide resistance in the redlegged earth mite continues for Spring 2023

Growers and advisors across Australia are being called on to send in samples of redlegged earthmite (RLEM) to help detect the spread of insecticide-resistant populations.

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PASTURE SEEDS / 14.04.23

First of its kind agriculture innovation tour connects producers across the country

Agritech has taken enormous steps in recent times – but on-farm uptake hasn’t advanced at the same pace. Determined to match strides, AgriFutures Australia hosted the inaugural Innovation Intensive Tour in February 2023.

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