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Prizes for Spring Photo Competition Announced!

1st Prize – One Night’s Accommodation for 2 People in Coonawarra Wine Region 2nd Prize – 75cm x 100cm Canvas by Quad Aerial Services Valued at $300 3rd Prize – 3 Bottles of Local Quality Wine Get your entries in by December 16th for your chance to win! View the...

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Pasture Guide, Website, Spring Photo Comp

To celebrate Naracoorte Seeds launching our new website, as well as our latest edition Volume 3 of “Naracoorte Seeds Pasture Guide – A Guide to Better Pastures”, we will be running a Spring Photo Competition. We have had exceptional rainfall through spring this year,...

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Focus on Chicory

In the Southern Region we have a lot of soils which are highly alkaline and prone to waterlogging through winter months.  One of the biggest frustrations among livestock producers with these soils is choosing a suitable long term perennial grass. Ryegrass, Phalaris,...

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Flowering seed varieties

Keep an eye out along the side of the road near our farm 5kms south of Naracoorte in the next month. A spectacular display of unique flowering seed varieties will be on show!!!

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Alfalfa in Saudi Arabia

Am very lucky to work in the Agriculture Industry as it is an International language. Have just returned from Saudi Arabia where Alfalfa Seed produced here in Australia is a very valuable commodity for producing forage to feed their dairy and other meat protein...

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Grazing tips

Winter Active Fescue. Need to be grazed hard or slashed in spring to maintain palatibility otherwise stock will not eat it if it gets away!!! Come to our field day to learn more grazing tips. November...

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Perfect perennial grass

Uplands cocksfoot 10 days after hard grazing, amazing recovery and established over the last 2 very tough years. Perfect long term perennial grass in tough...

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Sowing rates

Can you pick the difference between 10, 20, 30 and 40kg/ha sowing rates in these photos? Come and have a look at our field day to see the difference in dry matter at our field day on November...

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Ryegrass on show

A new annual Ryegrass being showcased at our Research Farm this season. Exceptional Winter Production. Photo taken 11th...

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