The Federal Court has ordered Landmark Operations Limited (trading as Seednet) to pay a $1 million penalty for making false, misleading and deceptive claims in a fact sheet for its barley variety known as Compass.
Syngenta has opened a world-class laboratory at Wagga Wagga in southern New South Wales that will focus on servicing the Australian broadacre cropping market and supporting the company’s range of new technologies.
Sorghum seed supplies are under pressure across the northern farming zone as recent rains, on the back of a meagre winter crop, fire up demand for seed as farmers gear up for a big planting.
Melbourne-based grain exporter, Societa Cofica, has purchased long-established Queensland Darling Downs seed business, Deacon Seeds, at Dalby.
Australian Grain Technologies’ (AGT) Southern Crop Breeding Centre, which features a state-of-the-art greenhouse and leading-edge growth rooms and evaluation services, will be officially opened in South Australia tomorrow.
PGG Wrightson Limited has entered into an agreement to sell the PGG Wrightson Seeds business for NZ$421 million to global seeds group, DLF Seeds A/S.
Grain growers could stand to benefit from promising Western Australian research into a cost-effective seed coating technology with potential to boost cereal crop germination rates in water repellent soils.
Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) have officially opened their new cotton seed processing facilities at ‘Shenstone’ near Wee Waa in northern NSW.
Syngenta has announced the expansion of its global Seedcare Institute network with a new Seedcare Institute to be established at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales.
Pacific Seeds has invested in a state-of-the-art greenhouse that will enable the company to expand its genomic selection operations through an improved cooling system, innovative pot stand system, a safer working environment and an enhanced drip irrigation system.