Pesticides keep you in business

April 3, 2024 | 3 min read
Way back in September 2023, crop growers were looking forward to this past season.

The band behind the aid

March 26, 2024 | 2 min read
Leading animal health company, Elanco, is continuing its support of Australian farmers and rural communities via an ongoing partnership with Rural Aid.

Fall armyworm launches new assault

March 14, 2024 | 3 min read
Fall armyworm (FAW) are being detected at unprecedented levels in sorghum crops across Central Queensland, the Western and Darling Downs and northern NSW causing what experts predict, could be the most significant impact on sorghum since the pest’s arrival in Australia in 2020.

Rabbits Cost ag $239 million annually

March 9, 2024 | 2 min read
Rabbits cost ag $239 million annually Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, is calling on rural and regional Australians to join in the longest-running citizen science survey of rabbit diseases in the world, to help keep the invasive pest in check.

Wet seasons encourage ryegrass growth

March 1, 2024 | 4 min read
Wet seasons encourage ryegrass growth. Better-than-average seasons across southern NSW in recent years have resulted in an increase in the annual ryegrass seedbank in many paddocks, highlighting the need to look at a wide range of weed control strategies.

Rainbow Agro invests in crop protection innovation

Feb. 1, 2024 | 2 min read
Leading global crop protection company Rainbow Ag is investing long-term in Australia, with local projects to deliver innovative and sustainable crop protection solutions.

Trial supplies resistance tools

Jan. 31, 2024 | 5 min read
For those wanting to independently test new products, understand new and old use patterns or monitor resistance in-field, completing your own trial work has just become a whole lot more accessible, thanks to the team at Trial Supplies.

Biologicals to access nitrogen

Jan. 30, 2024 | 4 min read
A step change is coming for plant health, sustainability and yield with Corteva Agriscience introducing a new range of biologicals to the Australian market, starting with a product which allows plants to access nitrogen out of thin air.

Syngenta announces award winners

Dec. 7, 2023 | 4 min read
Some of the agriculture industry’s finest growers, advisers and innovators have been recognised as the latest winners of the Syngenta Growth Awards.

Data drives drought decisions

Dec. 6, 2023 | 4 min read
In north-west Victoria on the border of the Big Desert, fourth generation farmer Steven Hobbs stands as a testament to the power of data-driven decision-making for overcoming the scourge of drought.

Study tour targets pest control

Dec. 6, 2023 | 3 min read
A Corteva Agriscience funded tour to New Zealand focusing on a range of horticulture and viticulture specific topics on the north island, has been declared a success.

VICCHEM turns 90

Dec. 5, 2023 | 3 min read
In the world of chemical leaders, the news VICCHEM has turned 90 is something really worth celebrating.

Bee a farming success

Dec. 5, 2023 | 2 min read
A next-generation upgrade of the world-leading BeeConnected app has been launched at Parliament House by Regional Development Minister Kristy McBain at Parliament House.

Joint forces fight swine fever

Nov. 14, 2023 | 3 min read
Scientists from Australia and the US have joined forces to fight one of animal science’s biggest challenges: a safe and effective vaccine against African swine fever, a viral pandemic devastating the world’s pig industries.

Unlocking climate-busting potential in protected cropping

Nov. 13, 2023 | 3 min read
Bayer Crop Science’s low carbon breeding program is innovating in protected cropping for a more profitable and reliable agricultural future.