Strong start to 2024 for Grochem

March 16, 2024 | 3 min read
Grochem Australia has made an impressive start to the year by taking over the distribution of a suite of products from Sumitomo and adding four new ones to its expanding portfolio.

Townie makes mark on dairy

March 7, 2024 | 2 min read
After growing up as a self-confessed townie, Penny Welch has embraced the genetics industry and been rewarded for encouraging a new generation.

Syngenta invests in ag intelligence

Jan. 25, 2024 | 2 min read
Australian agriculture will be the big winner after the recent announcement of a partnership between Syngenta Australia and Pairtree Intelligence - an innovative agtech company at the forefront of data-driven solutions for sustainable farming.

Lentil notification positive news for Australian producers

Jan. 24, 2024 | 2 min read
Grains Australia has welcomed the recent extension of tariff-free access for lentil exports to India, which is one of the world’s biggest consumers and importers of this pulse crop.

Syngenta resets stage for 2024 growth

Jan. 23, 2024 | 5 min read
Syngenta Australia-New Zealand moving into a new stage in 2024, with the appointment of David Van Ryswyk to the role of country head, while predecessor Paul Luxton has transitioned to the role of head of Asia division.

Louis Dreyfus sews up Namoi Cotton takeover

Jan. 23, 2024 | 3 min read
Shareholder support notwithstanding, Louis Dreyfus (LDC) has sewn up a deal which will see it acquire the 83 per cent of Namoi Cotton shares it doesn’t already own.

South Australia to host leading Grains Research Update event

Jan. 22, 2024 | 3 min read
Adelaide will attract hundreds of grains researchers, advisers, consultants and growers in February to connect scientists with people working in the grains industry to share knowledge and support innovation adoption.

VICCHEM appoints new CEO

Jan. 21, 2024 | 3 min read
VICCHEM, a leading player in the agricultural and Industrial chemical manufacturing sector, proudly announces the appointment of Bill Dowdle as new chief executive officer.

Canberra betrays cattle industry

Jan. 20, 2024 | 2 min read
The National Farmers’ Federation says Canberra “has shot an arrow into the hopes of Australia’s cattle industry” by rejecting a counter offer in the long-running class action.

FarmFest returns in 2024

Dec. 3, 2023 | 2 min read
Planning is well underway for Queensland’s largest agricultural field days with Elders FarmFest 2024 confirmed for June 4 - 6 next year.

drumMUSTER transitions to new model

Dec. 3, 2023 | 2 min read
On January 10 drumMUSTER, Australia’s leading agricultural sector product stewardship program will no longer have the ACCC authorised levy model as its funding mechanism.

Farmers lead fight on international trade

Dec. 2, 2023 | 2 min read
The Cairns Group Farm Leaders (Farm Leaders) have reinforced their commitment to their vision to create a world with an equitable and enforceable rules-based trading system in agriculture.

GRDC talks resistance

Dec. 2, 2023 | 2 min read
Pesticide resistance poses challenges for effective pest management in agriculture. But imagine if, by knowing the exact enzymes that exist in a plant or insect, we could use a RAT-like test to determine if resistance is occurring and how it occurs?

New board for Aussie hort

Dec. 1, 2023 | 2 min read
One new and two returning board directors have joined the grower-owned research and development corporation for Australian horticulture, Hort Innovation.

Free water tests for farmers

Dec. 1, 2023 | 1 min read
VICCHEM, a trusted name in agrichemical solutions, is thrilled to announce the continuation of their free water test kit, reaffirming their commitment to providing retail partners and growers with valuable insights to optimise the performance of herbicides, insecticides and fungicides.