Mike Furness joins the team

    Valley Seeds welcomes Mike Furness as the new Regional Business Manager for Central and Western Victoria. Mike is an experienced business executive that has partnered with a broad range of customers throughout Australia. Mike has held roles in Category Management, Account / Business Development, and Regional Management within the corporate and agricultural industries.

    Then, now, and tomorrow of Australian pastures

    Species selection for southern australia Authored by Anthony LeddinResearch MANAGER, Valley seeds IntroductionAustralia 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


    We have some exciting news to share. Our research assistant, Sarah McMaster, has accepted a promotion to Technical Product Development Lead.  Sarah’s new role will be our bridge from research and breeding to new product introductions and the early stages of product launch. We have 31 pipeline products we will be testing across 12 locations


    A new management structure, a new major shareholder and an injection of capital will push Valley Seeds to the forefront of seed research and development in Australia.

    The new Valley Seeds

    2022 sees Valley Seeds enter an exciting new phase of growth and expansion, with new ownership, new management, and a revitalised brand. New CEO, Paul Twine, has been busy reviewing and resetting the entire business. In launching the new branding in March, he was enthused with the direction that Australia’s very own seed breeder was

    New business Manager Northern NSW

    Valley Seeds welcomes its newest member to the team! Heidi Court joins Valley Seeds as the new Regional Business Manager for Northern NSW. Heidi brings a wealth of experience in the agricultural industry, previously working as an agronomist in the Gunnedah region of NSW and then later the North Coast/Northern Rivers region of NSW. Heidi

    Expanded distribution

    As the new Valley Seeds continues to build upon its long history of delivering high-performing pastures to farmers across Australia, two new warehouses have been established at Ballarat and Melbourne. These two new facilities expand the existing warehouses at Yarck (Central Eastern Victoria) and Tamworth (Nth Eastern NSW).  Valley Seeds varieties are being transported to