MinitubersMinitubersAgronico is committed to producing quality minitubers in our tissue culture laboratory and hydroponic minituber production facility Seed PotatoesSeedField multiplication of seed potatoes is managed using our specialist agronomy and project management teams. AgronomyCoolstoreAgronico operates its own state of the art factory and coolstore for receiving, grading and storing of seed potatoes. A leading seed potato producer in AustraliaAs the only vertically integrated seed producer, Agronico’s seed starts from tissue culture plantlets and are transferred to a hydroponic minituber production facility. These minitubers are planted in nutrient rich, DNA tested soil in the central north and northwest of Tasmania to produce G1 seed which are then propagated on to produce G3-G4 seed potatoes. In March/April each year they are harvested, graded and stored in our state of the art coolstore prior to delivery across Australia.Agronico employs 12 full-time employees, over 15 casual employees, and produces nearly a quarter of a million minitubers and 9,000 tonnes of seed potatoes annually for chips, crisps and fresh markets across Australia.With a state of the art factory and coolstore recently opened, Agronico is well positioned to increase varieties and quantities into the future.Our servicesWith over 30 years experience Agronico offers:Hydroponic minituber potatoes High quality seed potatoes Cutting services Coolstore services for seed potatoes & onions Disease-resistant onion varieties Crop management services Natural resource management Research and development On-farm research Technical advice to agri-business and individual farmers Read MoreAbout usLatest News Final Preparations for the seed potato planting season Posted August 23, 2018 81 Final Preparations for the seed potato planting season With Spring almost upon us, we are in final preparations for our spring planting. We have a small window of about 6 weeks to get a large number of seed potatoes in the ground. Barry is excited about getting the four row planter out again as it proved […] Our new coolstore build is on schedule Posted July 12, 2018 206 Well July has arrived and our team at Agronico are having some down time after a huge harvest. With over 10,000 tonnes of potatoes harvested, our new Coolstore was full to the brim in May. To plan for the future and ensure we always have enough space for our seed potatoes, we are currently building a new seed […] Harvesting our seed potatoes Posted May 4, 2018 278 It’s harvest time at Agronico and the team are working overtime to ensure we are harvesting seed potatoes from the paddock into the coolstore as quickly as possible. The new AVR twin row harvester has been a hit with a huge increase in efficiency achieved. Barry and the team are currently harvesting upwards of 300 […]In the mediaAgronico has been approached to supply seed potatoes to AsiaLeith agricultural business Agronico has been approached to supply seed potatoes in Asia, increasing production and employment in the region.The Advocate Read moreNation’s taste for Broccoli keeps growingAustralians are eating more Broccoli and new varieties and growing techniques help cater for demand.Tasmanian Country Read moreInvestments the seed of boost to productivityMajor investments in new infrastructure are paying off this season for seed potato company Agronico.Tasmanian Country Read moreFollow usSubscribeDon’t miss out on our new content. Subscribe for regular news and offers.