Seed Distributors is an established, independent Australian forage company
Seed Distributors is One of the largest producers, marketers and suppliers of seed to Australian agriculture. Producing only the best quality seed including Lucerne, Clover, Medic, Ryegrass, Grasses, Legumes, Cereals, Special Blends and many more.
The Production Powerhouse Seed Distributors is one of, if not the, largest producer of seed in Australia with production of a wide range of proprietary and common seed lines. Production is carried out by experienced farmers and Seed Distributors staff in a number of states and from overseas to ensure good supplies of high quality seed each season. Reliable production areas are carefully chosen for their weed-free status, paddock history and distance from similar crops to avoid contamination. Regular crop checks take place through the season and at harvest to maintain the integrity of the product. Both irrigated and dryland properties are used for the production of seed. A quality assurance program monitors all the steps in the production of sowing seed, including sourcing, bulk up, processing and distribution. This program has stringent standards for germination and purity for the presence of weed seeds.
Research - World’s best breeding for Australian conditions Pasture Genetics is the research, breeding, screening and evaluation unit of Seed Distributors. The company sources material locally and from many overseas breeding houses in a wide range of forage crops. The aim of Pasture Genetics is to evaluate the diverse range of materials supplied by the various breeding houses and also conduct its own research. Pasture Genetics staff have identified a number of techniques to improve production and profitability for Australian farmers. This includes significant gains in the development of Multileaf® cultivars in lucerne and clovers. The Multileaf® cultivars provide more leaf matter per mouthful and the opportunity for higher protein and greater feed value for livestock productivity. Pasture Genetics has evaluation plots through many areas of Australia and specially designed forage planters and harvesters for accurate evaluation of the new material.
Sales - History and innovation Seed Distributors have assembled an agricultural sales team with a wealth of experience within the Australian agricultural industry. Staff have many decades of knowledge between them and have worked with a variety of crop types including forage cultivars, hybrids, oilseeds, grains, legumes and others.They have also had extensive experience in research, production and sales. Seed Distributors also offer the innovative Establishment Guarantee program on their proprietary products sold in Australia. Establishment Guarantee was introduced to highlight the superior seed quality of Seed Distributors products and to stand beside their farmer customers in the event of an establishment failure. Under the terms of the program, Seed Distributors will replace seed at half price if the crop fails to establish for any reason in the first thirty days. Seed Distributors is the only forage company in Australia to offer Establishment Guarantee....more
Goldstrike® Seed Treatment Technology Our Penfield site is the largest seed treatment facility in Australia conducting research and demonstrations. Our application of Gold Strike® technology on lucerne, medic, clover seed and other pasture legumes ensures longer life and a superior result for the farmer ...more
State-of-the-art facilities Seed Distributors have built a State-of-theart conditioning facility located at Penfield, on the outskirts of Adelaide. This is the largest seed treatment facility in Australia. The Penfield site is the research, Goldstrike® seed treatment technology and demonstration centre of the company. It contains specialised equipment for the application of Gold Strike® technology on lucerne, medic, clover seed and other pasture legumes. This ensures longer rhizobia life when the product is in the bag and a superior result for the farmer. Penfield also houses a number of specialist breeders and is a showcase for a wide range of proprietary varieties marketed by Seed Distributors. ...more
Distribution - Fast and reliable supply The administration, storage and distribution centre of Seed Distributors is located amoungst the transport industy hub at Wingfield in Adelaide. This award-winning facility stores seed in a safe and reliable environment and enables distribution to most agricultural areas of Australia within 24 to 48 hours. The seed is kept at an optimum temperature to avoid any deterioration of vigour or germination. Farmers can purchase Seed Distributors seed and be assured of high quality.