Diverse summer crops offering flexibility, reliability and strong re-growth

Diverse summer crops offering flexibility, reliability and strong re-growth

Spring is a critical time of year, especially for preparing for summer and autumn grazing crops. With South Gippsland moisture levels largely the early part of the season bodes well for yield potential and quality. Across mixed farming platforms including sheep, beef and dairy premium mixed forage crops have shown their worth across many measures – with improved growth, quality, persistence, palatability and insect tolerance. Peter Notman, dairy farmer at Walcha and owner of Notman Pasture says results from grazing newer varieties of diverse summer crops have been exceptional, importantly continuing to offer flexibility, reliability and strong re-growth.   “Like most regions we cannot get enough grazing tDM and quality off existing ryegrass & clover pasture base over summer to […]

September 15, 2022

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.

September 17, 2018

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

September 7, 2018

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.

August 27, 2018

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

August 13, 2018

AQUAmax Maize

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

August 8, 2018

Understanding Forage Cereals

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

May 28, 2018

Adjuvant Quick Guide

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

May 23, 2018

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.

October 11, 2017

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.

June 5, 2017
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