Summer Forage Farm Profiles

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1. Queensland

High yielding summer forage a proven long-term performer in southern Queensland

Simon & Kylie Drury, Condamine, QLD, 2018/19 season

With two cuts a season totalling up to 90 tonnes per hectare, Pioneer® brand Mega Sweet summer forage has been a mainstay for Simon & Kylie Drury and sons on their property ‘Condabri’ at Condamine in southern Queensland.

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SSS forage sorghum demand high in central Queensland

Fraser Hewitt , Dawson Valley, QLD, 2018/19 season

As a hay contractor, Fraser Hewitt knows all too well what makes for a good hay crop – a variety that is nutritious, palatable and productive.

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SSS Crop Provides Central Queensland Grower with Feed Security for Years to Come

Scott & Kelly Becker, Warnoah, QLD, 2017/18 season

Aiming to produce a stockpile of hay to cover dry conditions on his central Queensland property, Scott Becker grew Pioneer® brand Super Sweet Sudan, with results beyond even his expectations.

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Pioneer® brand SSS the 'best yet' for long-term CQ grower

Kelvin Howkings, Gogango, Qld, 2016/17 season

Although he has been a long-term grower of forage crops on the property he’s managed in Central Queensland for 40 years, Kelvin Howkins says his current main variety is the best one yet.

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Flooded summer forage performs despite cyclone debbie

Errol Harder, Rockhampton, Qld, 2017/18 season

From a period of dry weather, through to 500mm over two weeks in March, the 2016/17 summer cropping season was one of extremes for the Etna Creek district near Rockhampton.

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Summer forage productivity and weed control a good mix

Clinton Hines, Harrisville, Qld, 2016/17 season

Risk management is a big part of farming for Clinton Hines, a mixed farmer from Harrisville in south-east Queensland.

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