Foundation Farm

Foundation Farm

Pacific Seeds has established Foundation Farm, an exciting new farming innovation hub on the Darling Downs in Southern Queensland.

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Foundation Farm
A commitment to innovation

A commitment to innovation

Pacific Seeds is committed to innovation and seeing growers’ full farming potential realised. As part of our unwavering commitment to this, we have established Foundation Farm. This project facilitates collaboration between like-minded organisations, researchers and growers to develop integrated systems that drive efficiency, sustainability and ultimately profit for Australia’s agricultural industry.

Research pillars

Research and the sharing of knowledge is the cornerstone of Foundation Farm. The key research pillars are as follows:

New technology

Sustainable farming practices

Crop protection

Crop agronomy

Training

Foundation farm prospectus

Foundation farm prospectus

Foundation Farm presents a number of exciting opportunities for potential partners. Download the prospectus to find out more.

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“As new data-driven systems for sustainable and efficient farming emerge, the need to bring together innovative likeminded businesses, researchers and farmers has never been more apparent.”

  • Trevor Philp – Summer Grains Agronomist
About the farm

About the farm

Foundation Farm is centrally located at Allora in Southern Queensland. The property is ideally positioned with access to a number of nearby airports including Toowoomba, Brisbane and Warwick.

The farm has been established to facilitate the testing and proving of new technologies prior to their implementation on farms across Australia. It also helps with the development of everyday agronomic solutions, in addition to being a practical and highly valuable resource when it comes to educating young farmers and agronomists.

  • 32.4 ha / 80 acres
  • Provides opportunities for dryland and irrigated cropping systems
  • Two fully equipped bores
  • Uniform deep black clay
  • Primary crops will be grain sorghum, field corn and forage sorghum

Foundation partners

Foundation partners

Involvement in the program provides access to highly engaged audiences through a variety of media platforms, marketing opportunities and facility events. Collaborators in joint research enjoy full access to all relevant data generated from projects in which they participate.

This multifaceted project already has a number of foundation partners who have played, and continue to play, important roles. These foundation partners include:

  • Goanna Ag
  • Precision Seeding Solutions
  • Incitec Pivot
  • Lallemand Silage Systems
  • DJI

Get involved

To find out more about this exciting project and to better understand how you could get involved, please contact Pacific Seeds.

Trevor Philp

Summer Grains Agronomist, Pacific Seeds

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