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13 February 2020

Moving on to greener pastures

Challenging convention is at the heart of the Davis family’s dairy farming operation, so it’s no surprise they are moving away from perennial ryegrass to some exciting new pasture species. Reggie and Tanya Davis and their four children milk 600 Holstein cows grazing on 260 hectares of pastures near Cobden….
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19 August 2019

Mix it up this spring to boost fodder reserves

Seed mixes can offer a range of benefits to graziers looking to diversify their home-grown feed supplies. Shaun Mahony, Area Sales Manager for Stephen Pasture Seeds in central and southern Victoria, has two top picks for this spring, SPS Forage Blend Plus and SPS Silage Blend.
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19 August 2019

Case study: Premier Digit / Bambatsi Panic mix use in cattle breeding operations. - Romani Pastoral Company

Windy Station has been using subtropical pasture mixes for several years in their beef operation at Blackville near Quirindi in northern NSW. They have found that a Premier Digit and Bambatsi Panic mix gives them maximum production from their red sloping soils.
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19 August 2019

Product Focus Choice chicory for lamb and milk production

Choice chicory is a productive forage herb, capable of finishing lambs and putting milk in the vat. Choice is a perennial chicory, specifically bred for persistence and disease tolerance.
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SPS News

9 July 2019

Product Focus: Spring Sown Brassica Winfred, Mainstar, Hunter

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4 July 2019

A solution to feed challenges at lambing

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4 July 2019

Case Studies: Brassica's provide great spring feed options

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Titan
30 May 2019

Keith Warren

I was happy with how the Titan 5 established. You could see that it was growing taller and thicker than the other variety, especially when mowing through it.
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Bond & Knight getting a grow on
12 April 2019

Bond & Knight getting a grow on

Three week old Bond oats and Knight Italian ryegrass is getting going following rain at Marlee, near Wingham. This feed will be used to grass fatten bullocks destined for MSA graded beef.
Name: Aaron - AusWest Seeds
Location: Marlee NSW

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5 April 2019

Italian ryegrass - integral to high performance for northern Victoria dairy

With the rising cost of water impacting irrigated dairy's profitability in northern Victoria, farmers are now looking to sow higher yielding high-quality pasture species which typically use less water. The Heap family have turned to new generation Italian ryegrass varieties such as Knight, Thumpa and Asset, to make the most of their limited water resources in tough times, producing more feed in a shorter planting window.
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28 March 2019

Borenore trial is sown

Today some of the team spent the day sowing trials at the ANFD site at Borenore near Orange NSW. Trials including Cocksfoot, forage oats, dual-purpose oats and other forage cereals were sown.
Name: Kate - AusWest Seeds
Location: Borenore

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Fueling the Yarringtons
28 March 2019

Fueling the Yarringtons

BMR Fuel forage sorghum has given the Yarrington family of Dolly's Flat a valuable feed wedge. So far the crop has yielded 1 cut of silage and is on its second grazing. BMR Fuel allows Rod and Natasha to grow a bulk of feed while cleaning up problem paddocks.
Name: Aaron - AusWest Seeds
Location: Wingham

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BMR Fuel - filling a gap
28 March 2019

BMR Fuel - filling a gap

Bobin Dairy farmer Col Hurrel has been impressed by the ability of BMR Fuel to fill a feed gap. Despite getting away from them on the first feed they have managed to get two grazings off it from the Christmas down crop.
Name: Aaron - AusWest Seeds
Location: Bobin

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25 March 2019

Dry sowing seed Swan Hill

We are drysowing Hummer tall fescue in Swan Hill. Into ground that can be flood irrigated.
Name: Hamish, AusWest & Stephen Pasture Seeds

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Choice chicory vs. grass laneway
25 March 2019

Choice chicory vs. grass laneway

This Choice chicory in Ballarat, has had 15 mm of rain for the last 2.5 months.
Name: Hamish, AusWest & Stephen Pasture Seeds
Location: Leigh Creek

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