Research & Development

All pasture and forage varieties available from Notman Pasture Seeds are thoroughly trialled and tested on farms throughout Australia & New Zealand to assess their performance capability under varying farming conditions.

Forage Crop Selection

Forage Crop Selection criteria includes multi or single grazing, days to maturity, crop persistence, resistance to pests and disease. Read more from Notman Seeds

Lucerne Flea Control

Have you noticed Lucerne Flea in your pasture and crops this season? It’s characterised by ‘springing up’ in the air when pasture or crops are disturbed.

Organic Forage Crop Options

Notman Pasture Seeds have a variety of organic non-treated forage options available for the professional organic farmer. Varieties include chicory, plantain, forage rape, turnip & leafy turnips, millet & sorghum.

Understanding Maize Seed Sizing

When maize seed goes through the conditioning process, it is separated into fractions based on kernel size and shape creating uniformity. Read more on maize seed sizing

AQUAmax Maize

AQUAmax® maize hybrids deliver more DM/ha per drop under drought stress and top-end yield potential in ideal growing conditions.

Selecting a Fodder Beet variety

Fodder beet is a demanding crop, but if managed well it can be extremely high yielding. So it’s important to select the correct fodder beet variety to fit your farms requirements. Our range of Fodder Beet varieties have been bred to be grazed in-situ, or be lifted and fed whole or chopped.

Rapid React™ Aerobic Stability Technology

Rapid React™ Aerobic Stability Technology. Ready to feed in just 7 days. Breakthrough advancement in Integrated Feed Solutions from Pioneer Brand Products – Australia. This innovation provides stable feed in just seven days.

Seed Storage

The stability and survival of endophyte within seed lots is affected by many storage variables, including humidity, temperature and age, and like germination ability, can degrade over time.

Seed Certification

Crops and resultant seed must pass specific standards at the field (growing) stage and laboratory (processed) stage. Growers of ‘certified seed’ must have their farms and individual paddocks mapped and registered with the scheme.

Fodder Beet – Sowing & Management Recommendations

Fodder beet is a demanding crop but if managed properly can be extremely high yielding. Attention to detail in preparation prior to, during and following sowing is critical to ensure good results.

Estimating Fodder Beet Yield

Helpful tips on estimating the yield of your fodder beet crop

Adjuvant Quick Guide

Adjuvants play an important role in herbicide formulations and spray mixtures to improve herbicide performance. Find out more here

Understanding Forage Cereals

Forage Cereals offer flexibility to any farming operation through sowing, grazing and silage or hay