Delivering the Goods

The addition of a new van to the Luisetti Seeds’ fleet of…

We’re Heading for the Clouds

Luisetti Seeds are delighted to announce that we will be moving…

Forage Crops Provide Valuable Bulk and Quality Feed in Winter and Spring

On-going dry weather could mean tight feed supplies this year,…
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…
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…

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…
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…