Code of Practice and Best Practice Guidelines
The ASF has developed a number of documents and protocols to assist industry participants to make informed decisions in relation to the handling and marketing of seed.
Pasture Seed Database
The ASF Pasture Seed Product Database lists pasture seed products by species. It also identifies the intellectual property, marketing and varietal status of the various pasture seed products nominated by their Australian marketer.
Know Before You Sow – Smart from the Start Checklist
Always ask if the seller of your seed is a member of the ASF to ensure you Know Before You Sow. Use the Smart from the Start Checklist as a guide to help you with questions to ask when buying seed.
AgEtal Pty. Ltd. is a privately owned and independent agricultural testing laboratory based in the Darling Downs. We provide technical support and laboratory services Australia wide. We are able to provide a wide range of specialist agricultural testing services including seed and grain testing and seed pathology and molecular diagnostics. ...Find out more
Aurora want to help Australian and New Zealand businesses better compete on the world stage. Their aim, to make it easy to implement packaging automation regardless of whether you are a small rural-based family business or a multi-national corporate. Aurora are paving the way for businesses to take advantage of everyday automation with confidence!...Visit Site
Barenbrug is one of Australia’s leading seed businesses specialising in research and development, marketing, extension and distribution of proprietary pasture and forage seeds, cropping, turf and seed enhancement technology. Key products in our range include temperate and tropical pasture varieties, fodder crops, forage cereals, field crops and turf and amenity grasses. Barenbrug has a strong research and development focus with significant programs being conducted at our facilities near Howlong, New South Wales and Gatton, Queensland as well as additional regional sites across the country....Visit Site
Centor Oceania is an independently owned business servicing the entire Asia Pacific with a wide range of seed applied and seed improvement technologies. Best known for our Seedworx™ and Ezicote™ film coating polymers, we also have a range of specialist analytical equipment and seed treatment machinery, though at the very heart of what we do is Research and Development. Our dedicated team of scientists work diligently to develop and strengthen what we offer, and importantly to create new and innovative ways to improve the finished products for our customers. While we may be part of a global group we enjoy working locally with our customers, utilising our fully equipped laboratory to find the best solutions to seed coating application issues. Explore our website for more information, better still get in touch with one of our team to discuss how we can help you....Visit Site
Another quality Colquhoun’s product, our range of PALLET SHEETS are ideal for all seed and grain palletising. When your products needs to be protected from moisture, splinters and nails, keep it protected with a quality Colquhoun’s Pallet Sheet. Available in several configurations: • B FLUTE • 3 PLY WATER RESISTANT • 210 gsm PLAIN KRAFT • 105gsm PLAIN KRAFT. If you need something slightly different to our standard range, please contact your nearest Colquhoun’s branch and let us work with you. ...Visit Site
DLF Seeds (formed by combining PGG Wrightson Seeds, Stephen Pasture Seeds (SPS) and AusWest Seeds) is a proprietary seed company operating across Australia. Our activities cover all aspects of the seed market, from R&D through to product supply, distribution and technical on-farm support. DLF Seeds operates within the Australian market through the product portfolios of PGG Wrightson Seeds, AusWest and Stephen Pasture Seeds (including the Agricom pro duct range). These portfolios include varieties for both temperate and tropical forage markets. The operations cover research and development, plant breeding, seed multiplication, cleaning, seed treatment, mixing, marketing, sales and distribution. ...Find out more
Enza Zaden develops new vegetable varieties that are grown, sold and consumed all over the world. So it’s very likely that you’ll often find our tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet peppers, lettuce or other vegetables developed by us on your plate. We produce and sell the seeds of those vegetables worldwide. Besides an international vegetable-breeding company, Enza Zaden is also an independent family business. For three generations, an entrepreneurial spirit, long-term vision and focus on innovation have characterised our company’s distinctive features and healthy growth. ...Visit Site
Since our formation our focus has been on providing innovative turn-key solutions to the feed, food and seed industries, and we have become an industry leader through our commitment to excellence. Nick and Charles Smith, together with our highly skilled team, have the motivation and expertise to provide leading edge solutions to exceed the requirements of our customers. We are committed to proving unequalled design, quality and world leading technology solutions to meet the needs of our customers, no matter where located. Our focus is innovation, clever thinking and timely delivery to achieve the very best for our customers....Visit Site
Polesy Packaging & Textiles has been a leading industry expert in packaging since 1950. Offering a full range of solutions that meet all types of product applications. Our packaging team has a breadth of experience and in-depth understanding of our customers day-to-day operations and requirements. This ensures we can provide packaging solutions that fully fit your operational and quality requirements. ...Learn more
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Know Before You Sow
Most crops throughout the world are dependent on seeds, and it is becoming increasingly important that scientific standards and directions be maintained in the international seed trade. This is why you should contact members of the Australian Seed Federation (ASF). Always ask if the seller of your seed is a member of the ASF to ensure you Know Before You Sow, or check if they have the Code of Practice logo on their product.Read more