Stephen Pasture Seeds - Research and Advice With On-Farm Results For Over 55 YearsEstablished in 1957, Stephen Pasture Seeds have created an enviable reputation of trust by providing unbiased advice to rural stores and farmers.
Stephen Pasture Seeds possesses one of the most experienced team of pasture seed technical advisers in Victoria and South East of South Australia. Our advisers only recommend products that have been proven in Australia, particularly in Victoria and South Australian conditions. Stephen Pasture Seeds have invested heavily in research including trial sites to support retailers and their farming clientele.
We stock the largest range of temperate grasses in Victoria and South Australia and are major distributors for most Australian and many overseas seed companies including Agricom, TasGlobal Seeds, Vic Seeds, Seed Genetics International, Cropmark Seeds, Heritage Seeds, Pacific Seeds and PGG Wrightson Seeds. We really are the 'One Stop Shop'. When purchasing seed SPS follow a strict quality control system, ensuring the end user receives the best quality seed we can provide.
Stephen Pasture Seeds modern mixing and seed coating facility provides assistance in supplying the highest quality product to help farmers achieve their production outcomes.
Our products are distributed and supplied throughout Victoria and South East South Australia via an extensive network of rural stores. However our well known advisers provide extensive technical advice direct to farmers.
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As the main winter crop planting season approaches pastures are recieving greater recognition for the key role they play in the various cropping rotations. Pastures can range from one year high density legumes, used for nitrogen input and weed control, to pasture phases lasting 5-8 years where livestock are part of the enterprise mix.
Environment and soil types have a major influence on the types of pastures planted and all the component species of those pastures. Different pasture species include legumes such as clover, lucerne known as the "King of Fodders" and is the main perennial legume used in most cropping rotations. To even longer term pastures from ryegrass to cocksfoot and fescue to name a few.
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