Entries by Luisettiseeds

All Blacks Rugby World Cup Competition

This month we have an All Blacks Rugby World Cup jersey to give away.  All Black selectors Steve Hanson, Ian Foster and Grant Fox named a 31 man squad to travel to Japan. On the back of the Crusaders record 10th Super Rugby title, almost one third of All Blacks are Crusaders. To be in […]

More flexibility with Korvetto Brassica Herbicide

Long plant back periods can force you to change your cropping schedule.  When plant back periods are not adhered to (or forgotten!) the establishment of clover and other legumes can be compromised. Korvetto is a new post emergent forage brassica herbicide from Corteva Agriscience (Agriculture Division of DowDupont) and is distinguished by its short plant […]

New computer system streamlines orders and dispatches

The adoption of a bespoke computer system represents a significant move for Luisetti Seeds, away from a traditional paper-based ordering and dispatch system to an electronic one. Finance Manager, Marie Bell, has spent the best part of four years on this project, having identified that the complexities of the Luisetti Seeds’ business meant that an […]

Industry Success in Air Rescue Challenge

Ever had to put on a wet suit or safety harness in the back of a vehicle? These are the sort of activities Westpac Air Rescue Helicopter personnel are required to do on a daily basis, so it was fitting that this was one of the stations in this year’s Air Rescue Challenge. Luisetti Seeds […]

Are you our new delivery driver/store person?

DELIVERY DRIVER / STORE PERSON Luisetti Seeds is a significant provider of grain and seed both nationally and internationally.   An opportunity has arisen for a Delivery Store person role at our Rangiora site.   Key responsibilities will include: Delivery of seed and chemical to company clients Monthly stocktake of chemical sheds General yard duties […]

Gorse – Your winter feed problems answered

Over 10 years ago, local farmer and identity the late Marmaduke Spencer-Bower, sent us clippings from a then 130-year-old Facts for Farmers handbook. We were intrigued to see Gorse included in the forage section; “ Gorse – This, which is grown as a forage crop, yields a pretty large amount of nutritive food, highly relished […]

Quicker turnaround for custom treating with plant refurbishment

The Luisetti Seeds Engineering Department took advantage of the quieter winter months to refurbish the Gaucho treating and mixing plants. The newly designed plant will offer quicker turn around for our client’s custom treating requirements. Particular care has been taken to ensure a complete clean out of the plant is possible to eliminate contamination between […]

Luisetti Seeds Provides Back Drop for Exotic Car Photography

Luisetti Seeds yard is becoming an increasingly popular as a background for performance and custom car photographs. Recently we were approached by NZ Performance Car to use our yard over a Friday afternoon in July. The cars were trucked to the site and carefully unloaded (having a ground clearance of about two inches) The story […]

Garden and Freezer Peas

Our garden and freezer pea contracts have been popular this year, but as is often the case, we have had some late requests for production from some of our overseas customers. We are still looking for a few paddocks for both Rangiora and Ashburton delivery at harvest time. With the outlook for barley softening, later […]

New appointments in Luisetti Seeds’ Ashburton Store

Two members of Luisetti Seeds’ Ashburton team have been promoted to leadership roles and a new staff member has been welcomed to the Store. Simon Goodeve has accepted the role of Ashburton Branch Manager stepping up from his previous position as Processing Supervisor. Simon brings a wealth of experience in the grain and seed industry […]

Our new New Zealander

A desire for a new life brought Scott Ammerman to our shores over eight years ago and on June 20, the US citizen officially became a Kiwi. Scott, who is the Processing Supervisor at Luisetti Seeds Ashburton, says he sold his home in Northern Indiana, along with his possessions and arrived in Auckland with a […]

Join our team! Are you our new Ashburton Store Person?

STORE PERSON We are accepting applications for the role of  Store Person at our Ashburton site on an ongoing basis. Luisetti Seeds is a significant provider of grain and seed, both nationally and internationally. Through research, integrity, and the talents of our staff, we aim to become the best and most trusted provider of grain and […]