From The Field

  • 20 Jul

    Growing their own Nitrogen

    By atadmin

    An article from the June edition of Farming Ahead highlighting the many benefits of new generation forage legumes to both crop and livestock farming. Click link below… The annual pasture legume Margurita® French serradella has changed Colin and Anna Butcher’s farm and it’s changed their lives as well, so it’s no wonder that Anna speaks so enthusiastically about it. By Jill Griffiths Farming Ahead 64-65 Seradella

  • 11 May

    Amy Corsini takes ALOSCA Prize for Pasture Production & Utilisation at Muresk Awards Night

    By atadmin

    Amy Corsini has been won this year’s ALOSCA  student prize for Pasture Production & Utilisation at Muresk’s annual awards ceremony held last week. Amy Corsini with ALOSCA’s Product Development Manager Floyd Sullivan at the Muresk Awards Ceremony on the 5th of May 2016 ALOSCA has a keen interest in pasture production technologies and we are delighted to support those who also show an aptitude to and

  • 26 Apr

    Serradella kicking goals. Check it out Field Day this Thursday 28/4/16.

    By atadmin

    Anna and Colin Butcher at Brookton, in conjunction with DAFWA and Murdoch University, began redeveloping their approach to mixed farming 5 years ago. They restructured their entire cropping and sheep program, and based it upon summer sowing with self-regenerating hard seeded legumes. They now have 2036 hectares of serradella and biserrula in place, rotated with grain crops. Bag N for the crops and hand feeding of sheep over su

  • 24 Mar

    Press article – Innovative developments set revolutionise pasture crop rotation benefits

    By atadmin

    Press article –  Innovative developments set revolutionise pasture crop rotation  benefits At a glance Sub-clover nitrogen fixation capacity needs Summer sowing of new generation pastures doubling Pasture sowing doesn’t compete with winter cropping program Better first year pasture performance – more N fixed Better weed competition in comparison conventional late sowing times Better livestock production from leg