Agronomy Hub


    Then, now, and tomorrow of Australian pastures

    Australia has a rich history of breeding and development in temperate pasture species. From early European settlement, the demand for more productive pasture species has led to a change from the native grasses that were dominant in the landscape to introduced temperate and tropical pasture species for southern Australia.

    2022 the year to plan a bumper winter feed wedge

    In 2022, many farmers are seeing a good start to the season. For pasture producers, this is a perfect opportunity to renovate tired paddocks which have been overgrazed in the past few years or have just run their course. Are your pastures producing less than 6T/ha of dry matter per year in non-irrigated areas or

    Choosing the right ryegrass

    What do I need to consider when selecting a ryegrass for my farm?  Selecting the correct ryegrass for your enterprise is key to the success of your business.   Knowing the rainfall, temperature, and soil type of your environment, allows you to make a better-informed decision as to which ryegrasses are best for your farm. By

    Sowing Guides

    At Valley seeds we strive to support our products beyond the bag by providing technical advice on how to best establish and manage pasture swards and forage crops.

    The following sowing guides provide in-depth information on each species-specific requirements for a successful establishment.

    Research And Development

    Valley Seeds is one of our nation’s largest commercial plant breeders.

    Finding answers to farmers’ questions is what the agronomy team does best.

    Significant capital investment into the R&D program means there is a continual, constant commitment to finding new and unique ways to breed, trial, and test the very best pasture for Australian farmers.