Victrato seed treatment to hit market

Feb. 14, 2024 | 2 min read
This winter will mark the beginning of a new era in Australian cereal production, with Victrato seed treatment hitting the market.

NEM fast-tracks sustainable production

Feb. 13, 2024 | 2 min read
In an era of rising awareness about the positive environmental impact of biological farming practices, New Edge Microbials (NEM) has created a convenient twist to the GRDC’s double inoculation research and step towards sustainable agriculture with its innovative legume double inoculation method.

STartUP cereal crops after the wet harvest

Feb. 28, 2023 | 3 min read
With the potential for another wet start to the planting season, the seed being used for this year’s planting may be impacted with a number of issues such as water stress (either too much or perhaps too little), insects or diseases.

Sow certainty on farm with proven endophyte

Feb. 27, 2023 | 3 min read
Endophytes can take pasture performance and persistence to the next level by protecting pastures from insects after your seed treatment wears off.

New EverGol Energy gets the tick of approval

Feb. 25, 2023 | 3 min read
The trialing of the new EverGol Energy formulation in the field has shown it’s a winner for grain growers, seed grader operators and agronomists, according to Bayer.

Syngenta announces TYMIRIUM technology brand

May 18, 2020 | 1 min read
Syngenta is proud to unveil the TYMIRIUM™ technology platform brand in Europe and Latin America. It is a novel nematicide and fungicide technology under development for both seed- and soil-applied uses.

Increase pulse inoculant in dry conditions this season

March 26, 2020 | 2 min read
Growers planning to dry sow pulses on soils responsive to inoculation this season are encouraged to double the rate of peat inoculant or use a granular inoculant which delivers a high number of rhizobia at sowing to increase the likelihood of successful nodulation and nitrogen fixation.

Independent science based regulation needs defending from activist attacks and community ignorance

Feb. 19, 2020 | 3 min read
In an address to the inaugural international conference on the regulation of agvet chemicals and technologies at the University of New England, Chief Executive Officer of the peak industry organisation for the plant science sector, Matthew Cossey, declared that Independent science-based regulation needs defending from activist attacks and community ignorance.

Granular legume inoculant revolutionises sowing

Feb. 17, 2020 | 2 min read
Alosca Technologies’ bentonite clay-based granular inoculant, developed for Australian conditions, has revolutionised the way pasture and cropping legumes are sown.

Leading grains industry body to join research collaboration

Nov. 4, 2019 | 3 min read
Research into effectiveness of new compound for protecting stored grain is underway.

To treat, or not to treat seed for Russian wheat aphid

June 5, 2019 | 4 min read
Cereal growers in Queensland and northern New South Wales are being advised to carefully evaluate the need for seed treatments to protect against Russian wheat aphid (RWA) this season.