Who is Colin Seis?
Colin Seis and his son Nicholas own and run the 2000-acre property “Winona” which is situated North of Gulgong on the central slopes of NSW.
The Seis family was one of the early pioneering families in the Gulgong district and has been farming and grazing there since the 1860s.
Winona runs around four thousand, 18.5 – micron merino sheep, which includes a 58 year old Merino Stud and “Pasture crops” around 500 acres annually to oats, wheat and cereal rye.
Winona also runs one of the largest kelpie working dog studs in the world and sells dogs and pups to many countries in North and South America, Europe and Scandinavia as well as all states of Australia.
Won 2014 Bob Hawke Landcare Award
Pasture Cropping Expert Farmer Reveals How To Consistently Increase Productivity And Reduce Cost
(1 DVD approx 95 mins)
Do you have concerns about declining profitability, poor soil structure, dryland salinity, acidic soils and a growing number of herbicide resistance weeds? Colin did and he found not only a solution to all these problems but started saving money and spent less time farming. Colin is an expert in Pasture Cropping and is waiting to work with you on your farm concerns.
Dr Christine Jones – Meeting the Challenge for Change
This extraordinary conference which was organised by Dr Christine Jones resulted in a very exciting 2 days for all who attended. Christine is a passionate spokesperson for restoring our soils and is very keen to bring that message to all of us – farmers and city folk alike. The future of the Australian nation depends on healthy soils.
So how could each of us be living in the future for the benefit of all?
Find out as you hear from the 5 chosen presenters and 4 GAIA Award winners of 2011
The presenters were all chosen to deliver a strong message for fundamental redesign to restore life and vitality to agricultural soils, improve landscape resilience and better community and catchment health – for both present and future generations.
The cattle will go in prior to planting the corn and after harvest. If the area where the corn residue is wet, they discuss the options where the cattle will go on the farm.
Colin and Fraser have a discussion about not spraying weeds. Then they discuss the possible cover crops in corn.
Congratulations Colin! Colin Seis is a New South Wales farmer and pioneer of pasture cropping – and now he has added the 2014 Bob Hawke Landcare Award to his list of achievements. Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke presented Colin with the award at the National Landcare...
Wanting to increase soil carbon, decrease chemical and fertiliser inputs, better manage your stock through better grass? The below may be of interest. Good afternoon,As many have requested, we are pleased to be able to offer a 2 day intensive workshop focused on...
These are Sneak Peeks of the 8th Stipa National Native Grasslands Field Trip: First Stop at ‘Pantawalba’, a grazing property establishing introduced C4 grasses. We hear from the owner David Bradley and his project to establish native grasses on his grazing...
Colin Seis tells how he gets his highest yeilds with pasture cropping and only uses one application of herbicide.
http://youtu.be/h8cdhnHXX8E Colin Seis tells how by restoring the function of the grassland pastures he increased the quality of his feed. He gets production equal to, and quite often more than, when using super phosphate only the costs are less. Lambing is increased...