Minitubers

Minitubers

Agronico is committed to producing quality minitubers in our tissue culture laboratory and hydroponic minituber production facility

Seed Potatoes

Seed

Field multiplication of seed potatoes is managed using our specialist agronomy and project management teams.

Agronomy

Coolstore

Agronico operates its own state of the art factory and coolstore for receiving, grading and storing of seed potatoes. 

A leading seed potato producer in Australia

As 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 services

With 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

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In the media

August 26, 2019 / Recent, Seed Potatoes

Agronico pushes ahead with plans for large new potato propagation facility at Spreyton

The Advocate - Hot on the heels of Agronico's $3.3 million coolstore expansion, the company has plans for a large...
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August 26, 2019 / Recent, Seed Potatoes

Agronico set to double its seed potato production

Tasmanian Country - Increasing demand has seen one Tasmanian seed potato company undergo a major expansion. Read More
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August 23, 2019 / Recent, Seed Potatoes

Agronico’s $3.3 million Spreyton expansion means hiring to keep pace with demand

The Advocate - A $3.3 million cool store extension at Agronico in Spreyton will allow the seed potato company to...
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