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Advanta Seeds offers big cashback on Hyola varieties

January 30, 2017

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Advanta Seeds canola manager Justin Kudnig says the cashback offer is focussing on two new technology hybrids.

Australian canola growers will be able to claim $100 cashback on every bag of selected Hyola new technology hybrids they purchase in the coming season.

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Sorghum still in favour at Monto

November 7, 2016

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Monto farmer Russ Salisbury (left) and Farmstuff Monto agronomist Kendall Muller in MR-Scorpio sorghum.

The depressed sorghum price could not wipe the smile off Russ Salisbury’s face when his crop yielded almost 10 tonnes per hectare at harvest on his Central Queensland farm.

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Changing canola types can help in fight against blackleg

November 8, 2016

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Advanta Seeds canola manager Justin Kudnig says growing canola with a blackleg rating of 'R' can help fight the infection.

As most people in the cropping industry are aware, this year’s canola crops in the southern states have been affected by a severe blackleg infection as a result of frequent rain events and long periods of leaf wetness.

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Downs ag retailers, growers recognised at awards night

December 8, 2016

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Landmark won the Agent of the Year Award, presented by Advanta Seeds managing director Nick Gardner to Hugh Reardon-Smith.

Rural retailer Landmark has won the Pacific Seeds Central and Southern Downs Agent of the Year Award for its service to the seed industry.

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Encouraging outlook for double cropping

November 8, 2016

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Advanta Seeds corn business manager Rob Johnston says this summer presents an opportunity for double cropping.

With dams and soil moisture profiles full, as well as low water prices, double cropping silage and hay crops could add value for many irrigated and semi-irrigated dairy farmers in southern NSW and Victoria this summer.

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