Photo: 97 year old Roland Stead gives Vincent Luisetti a silver medal won by his Grandfather, Mr George Gatonby Stead of G.G. Stead & Co, at the Canterbury Agricultural & Pastoral Association Show in 1892.

Postscript to the story about George Gatonby Stead and his 1907 Spyker car

George’s grandson, Roland Stead (aged 97), got in touch with…
Side by side photos showing Untreated plant versus plant with Early Milestone application. The plants on the right are greener, more uniform and appear healthier compared to those on the left.
Mark Zino with Luisetti Seeds North Canterbury agent Andrew Johnston in a lucerne paddock. In the background are a large flock of healthy sheep.

Legumes power Zino family’s farm operation

For the Zino family, subterranean clover is their competitive…

Congratulations David Whitburn!

ALL BLACKS Rugby World Cup Jersey WINNER! Congratulations David…
Professor Derrick Moot crouches in a field of legumes, inspecting them.

Legumes the answer to methane reduction

While scientists grapple with technologies to reduce methane…
Brown Lacewing Larva feeds on aphid (A very satisfying picture!)

Making the most of natural predators in your brassica crop

The terms “IPM” and “IPM Friendly” have been used…
Vincent Luisetti at the wheel of a 1907 Spyker believed to be the New Zealand Grain & Seed Trade’s first company car.

The New Zealand Grain & Seed Trade’s First company Car

This car was owned by Mr George Gatonby Stead, who was born…
Willie Apiata VC with Mark Frampton, Luisetti Seeds, Operations Manager and member of the New Zealand Grain and Feed Trade Association “Gladiators” Air Rescue Challenge team.

Industry Success in Air Rescue Challenge

Ever had to put on a wet suit or safety harness in the back…
Edward Luisetti presents Marie with an envelope and a beautiful cake as thanks for her work implementing the new computer system.

New computer system streamlines orders and dispatches

The adoption of a bespoke computer system represents…
A Corvett(o) passes through a nice paddock of wheat!

More flexibility with Korvetto Brassica Herbicide

Long plant back periods can force you to change your cropping…
Crusader player is lifted high in the air by his teammates.

All Blacks Rugby World Cup Competition

This month we have an All Blacks Rugby World Cup jersey to…

Are you our new delivery driver/store person?

DELIVERY DRIVER / STORE PERSON Luisetti Seeds is a significant…