Category Archives: Durum Varieties

DBA Spes

DBA Spes

Dr Jason Able released the new variety Spes at the Roseworthy and South East  crop-walks in spring 2018. Dr Able states that DBA Spes assists in alleviating some of the risk associated wit growing durum and improves durum’s fit in the farming system rotation.

Variety Snapshot

  • DBA Spes maintains a high relative yield
  • Slightly superior resistance to stem rust
  • Equivalent or slightly superior disease resistance package to other diseases
  • Acceptable protein average
  • Delivers improved grain size over older varieties.

For more information on DBA Spes see fact sheet:
http://durumgrowerssa.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/DBA-Spes-fact-sheet-image.jpg

Durum Wheat Seed Orders Available

Minimal Seed available for sale in South Australia, order now before it runs out!!
Seed available in Victoria for sale

Did you know SADGA is currently the only organisation granted with a licence to sell               DBA Aurora and new variety DBA Spes.

Orders available in bulk:

  • 4T min direct off header
  • 1T cleaned in bulker bags

Click here to download the purchase order

Click here to download the DBA Spes fact sheet

Send completed purchase orders to: SADGAtreasurer@gmail.com or

contact Jan Crawford 0419 812 810 for information

AURORA DURUM WHEAT SEED FOR SALE available South Australia, Victoria and Southern New South Wales.

GET YOUR ORDERS IN NOW – still available in Northern Victoria and Southern New South Wales.

CLICK ON PURCHASE ORDER FORM ON RIGHT SIDE OF PAGE AND DOWNLOAD, COMPLETE

AND EMAIL OR FAX TO SADGA Treasurer. Details below

SADGA currently is the only organisation
with a granted licence to sell Aurora.
Available bulk direct off header 4T minimum.
Also available cleaned in 1T bulker bags.
Email: SADGAtreasurer@gmail.com
or contact Jan Crawford
Fax 08 8662 4089 / Mob. 0419 812 810

Aurora Durum Crop September 2017
Lower North, South Australia

Aurora added in pursuit of Higher Profit Potential

Depressed grain prices has encouraged Bute farmer James Venning along with many other farmers to pursue growing Aurora Durum as part of their crop rotation in a bid to boost profitability. Aurora has been demonstrating high yields and low screenings and of the
Durum’s it has proven to be one of the better varieties for early vigour. Paula Thompson from Stock Journal recently interviewed one of our new growers James Venning, whose father had previously grown Durum fourteen years ago but removed it from his rotations as it did not consistently provide reliability for him as a crop.
The new variety Aurora has been a winner  in reliability for our growers.  For more information read the attached Stock Journal article published June 1st 2017.

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AURORA DURUM WHEAT SEED FOR SALE

        Durum Wheat Seed
              DBA Aurora
Available at Harvest time
Order now to secure your seed
Available bulk direct off header 4T minimum
Order before 2nd December and comply with the terms and conditions of the purchase order for $100/tonne discount
Also available Cleaned in 1T bulker bags

Southern Australia Durum Growers Association Inc
Order Form on Website
www.durumgrowerssa.org.au
then email: SADGAtreasurer@gmail.com
or contact    Jan Crawford
Fax 0886624089 / Mob. 0419812810