Perennially Fantastic
31 October 2018

Perennially Fantastic

Halo tetraploid and One50 diploid perennial ryegrass, both with AR37 endopyte, are looking fantastic at about 6 weeks old. Ready for their first grazing at Rangers Valley Feedlot, NSW.
Name: Aaron - AusWest Seeds
Location: Rangers Valley

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Thanks for visiting
27 October 2018

Thanks for visiting

Thankyou to everyone who visited us at the Australian National Field Days. It was great to meet you.
Name: Kate - AusWest Seeds
Location: Borenore

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Bull mix
26 October 2018

Bull mix

This big boy and 8 of his mates have been grazing a custom mix at Deepwater, NSW. The mix, including Savvy cocksfoot, Atom Prarie grass, One50 AR37 perennial ryegrass, Titan 7 lucerne and clover, has kept these guys in top working order through a very tough 9 months.
Name: Aaron - AusWest Seeds
Location: Deepwater

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Silage making in central Gippsland
24 October 2018

Silage making in central Gippsland

Silage making is in full swing where there is irrigation in central Gippsland. Foreground is SPS Titan 5 lucerne cut 2 weeks ago.
Name: Simon - Stephen Pasture Seeds
Location: Traralgon

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Lucerne Pasture | AusWest & Stephen Pasture Seeds
12 October 2018

11 tips for growing lucerne

Often regarded as the king of fodder crops, lucerne is reliable, deep-rooted perennial legume suited to dryland and irrigation systems on a range of soil types across variable climatic conditions. Lucerne's main production periods are spring, summer and autumn producing high protein, highly digestible feed whether it is for grazing, silage or haymaking. To get the most out of your lucerne stand, good management is critical and starts even before sowing. These are our top 11 tips for giving your lucerne stand the best start.

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Sheep grazing One50 | AusWest & Stephen Pasture Seeds
12 October 2018

Management of ryegrass

To get the best out of ryegrass it needs to be well managed. Find out how the Alexander's at Walpa in Eastern Victoria have managed their One50 AR37 perennial ryegrass and Knight Italian ryegrass pastures for productivity and persistence.
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Choice roots
11 October 2018

Choice roots

Check out the taproot on the Choice chicory plants we dug up today. The deep taproot helps Choice to make the best of rain and irrigation and produce more feed during a dry spring summer period.
Name: Aaron - AusWest Seeds
Location: ARMIDALE

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A Thumping amount of feed
04 October 2018

A Thumping amount of feed

These steers are enjoying a feed of Thumpa Italian ryegrass at Hannam Vale. This paddock was originally sown as a dairy support block for silage production, but is flexible enough to do the job on this mob first.
Name: Aaron - AusWest Seeds
Location: Hannam Vale NSW

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Cereal workshop | AusWest & Stephen Pasture Seeds
04 October 2018

Dual-purpose cereals workshop

EVENT: Managing dual-purpose grazing cereals in NSW Farming Systems hosted by NSW DPI. FREE Grower and agronomist workshop with interactive morning session with key industry speakers followed by visit to a grazing cereal technology trial site in afternoon. 11 Oct 2018 Cudal and 17 Oct 2018 Holbrook. Click through for all the details.
Location: Cudal & Holbrook
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Bond forage oats at the Manildra trial
28 September 2018

Bond forage oats at the Manildra trial

The AusWest and Stephen Pasture Seeds team spent time looking at broadacre trials this week across New South Wales. Our Bond forage oats certainly put a smile on Aaron’s face.
Name: Kate - AusWest Seeds
Location: Manildra

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