Going green gives ammonia an edge

Nov. 7, 2023 | 3 min read
Green ammonia has the potential to drastically reduce the carbon footprint needed to produce fertiliser vital for crop-growing.

Algae is next for trade success

Nov. 7, 2023 | 1 min read
The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has approved algae production to the National Standard for Organic and Bio-Dynamic Produce.

AgSmart Connects industry

Nov. 6, 2023 | 2 min read
With a new name and a sharpened focus, AgSmart Connect formally Agsmart Expo will return to Tamworth March 6-7.

Pests and weeds on the rise

Nov. 5, 2023 | 2 min read
Last year over 85 per cent of Australian land managers spent an average of around $21,950 on pest and weed management, with feral animals contributing significantly to the cost.

National Agriculture Day

Nov. 4, 2023 | 1 min read
National Agriculture Day is the day the nation collectively tips its hat to farmers across the country in celebration.

New D-Ploy Plus grain protectant a perfect fit

Nov. 3, 2023 | 3 min read
As the world of agriculture constantly evolves, innovative yet simple solutions are essential. Nowhere is this more important than protecting the annual grain harvest.

Safer use of herbicides for tree control

Nov. 2, 2023 | 4 min read
There is a new, innovative and scientifically driven method for dealing with unwanted trees and woody weeds, thanks to a unique herbicide delivery system developed by the University of Queensland (UQ) and Bioherbicides Australia (BHA).

Challenges in meeting growing MRL restrictions

Nov. 2, 2023 | 3 min read
Domestic and export grain markets continue to revise their chemical regulations and maximum residue limits (MRLs) on grain that Australia supplies, writes Gerard McMullen.

Can annual ryegrass be beaten in the north?

Nov. 2, 2023 | 4 min read
Annual ryegrass is a relatively new weed in the northern grain growing regions. With its capacity to produce enormous amounts of seed and readily evolve herbicide resistance, growers and agronomists are keen to avoid widespread infestation.

Critical new tool for fungicide resistance

Nov. 2, 2023 | 3 min read
Corteva Agriscience’s new fungicide, Verpixo Adavelt active, is a highly effective new fungicide for managing challenging crop diseases, helping farmers achieve healthy and abundant yields.

Elders’ approach beats huge DBM problem

Nov. 2, 2023 | 3 min read
Diamondback moth (DBM) is one of the most problematic pests facing vegetable growers, requiring the use of new products and approaches to combat resistance.

New herbicide tolerant brassicas

Nov. 1, 2023 | 3 min read
Livestock and dairy producers in Australia are now able to take advantage of herbicide tolerant technology, on a range of forage crop types, with the DLF Seeds, Cleancrop Brassica System.

DLF Seeds restructure

Oct. 31, 2023 | 2 min read
DLF Seeds Australia has announced a restructure of its operations, involving promotions from within, and a new face to aid the company’s expansion.

Yara rejigs agronomy team

Oct. 31, 2023 | 2 min read
Leading nitrogen fertiliser manufacturer, Yara Australia, has restructured its customer-facing sales agronomy team into three semi-autonomous commercial zones.

Yara strengthens environmental focus

Oct. 31, 2023 | 2 min read
Yara Australia has announced it intends to play a leading role in helping primary producers to produce quality crops whilst reducing their carbon footprint.