Your Guide To Weed Control In New Pasture

Your Guide To Weed Control In New Pasture

Poor establishment of newly sown pasture results in a decrease in pasture productivity and an increase in chemical costs from the extra weed control requirements down the track.

May 21, 2018

Why combine Diploid & Tetraploid ryegrasses?

Diploid ryegrasses have two sets of chromosomes per cell, compared to a tetraploid which has four. Diploids combine yield and robustness whilst Tetraploid’s are extremely tasty and palatable.

March 10, 2018

Western District Pasture Field Day

Hosted by Notman Pasture Seeds & Cropmark Seeds in mid-November we invited top dairy farmers throughout the Western District to the Cropmark R&D Trial site on Graeme & Daniel Crofts dairy farm in Mepunga West. Starting with an overview and open discussion of Graeme & Daniel Crofts farming operations at Mepunga West, it included conversation on their spray topping program to combat unwanted grass species including Barley Grass. The farm, 222ha, includes 50 per cent perennial pastures which were under the centre pivot irrigation. The irrigation area is 102ha. For more information on Daniel & Graeme Croft’s operation read this article in The Weekly Times. Cropmark’s New Zealand Technical Director Matt Deighton spoke about the importance of breeding new cultivars for Australian farming […]

November 20, 2017

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

2017 Gippsland Maize Workshops

Dairy farmers wanting to optimise their maize crops are invited to Gippsland Maize Workshops in Maffra & Foster this October The workshops will assist farmers to plan and manage their maize crops over the season, picking up on opportunities and risks each step of the way. Farmers from across the region have expressed interest in growing these crops as a way of driving higher water use efficiency on farm and as an option to rehabilitate badly pugged pastures. The workshops will focus on: Why grow maize? Setting your yield goals Optimising your inputs & costs Planning & Preparation In-crop management issues and solutions Fertiliser Requirements Harvest Management and, Critical Issues Peter Notman who works closely with farmers said in a tight year […]

October 3, 2017

Profit from Pasture Innovation Evenings

February 14, 2017

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.

November 2, 2016

2017 Calendar

Thanks to everyone who has sent in their photos for entry into 2017 Calendar. We’ve had over 100 photos sent in from all over VIC, TAS & NSW and we are still looking for more! Your high quality photo that represent’s farm life, but especially pasture, cropping and your herd can be sent through to Notman Pasture Seeds and your photo could feature in next years edition! Email: administration@notmanpasture.com.au Text Message images to 0418 512 035 [envira-gallery id=”3291″]

October 31, 2016

2016 Maize Workshops

Dairy farmers wanting to optimise their maize crops are invited to Gippsland Maize Workshops in Maffra & Foster this September. The workshops will assist farmers to plan and manage their maize crops over the season, picking up on opportunities and risks each step of the way. Farmers from across the region have expressed interest in growing these crops as a way of driving higher water use efficiency on farm and as an option to rehabilitate badly pugged pastures. The workshops will focus on: Why grow maize? Setting your yield goals Optimising your inputs & costs Planning & Preparation In-crop management issues and solutions Fertiliser Requirements Harvest Management and, Critical Issues Peter Notman who works closely with farmers said in a tight year […]

September 8, 2016