ACCC rules on fertiliser contract terms

Sept. 2, 2023 | 2 min read
Suppliers in the fertiliser industry have agreed to amend their contracts following an ACCC investigation into unfair contract terms.

New board for Agribusiness Australia

Sept. 2, 2023 | 3 min read
Agribusiness Australia has elected Mark Barber as the new chair. The appointment was made early this month after Mark Allison decided to step away after a decade in the role.

Ag still strong despite dry to come: ABARES

Sept. 1, 2023 | 2 min read
Australian agriculture, fisheries and forestry are set to have the third-highest yearly gross value on record in 2023–24 with production value predicted to reach $86 billion.

Aphid samples wanted!

Sept. 1, 2023 | 2 min read
Cesar Australia has put out a call to growers and agronomists to send in aphid samples for surveillance of resistance, tracking the presence of different aphids in different areas and looking for parasitoids.

Better twine technology has arrived in Australia

Aug. 31, 2023 | 3 min read
Heavier hay bales, less downtime and a baler twine that can handle the pressure in the field. Sounds like a fodder contractors dream, right?

Being connected key to mental wellbeing

Aug. 31, 2023 | 7 min read
According to a new survey by Beyond Blue, Australians living in rural and regional areas are disproportionately affected by stress and anxiety, with increasing interest rates, inflation, rising living costs and concerns about the future among the primary causes of community concern.

New Syngenta viticulture fungicides impress

Aug. 30, 2023 | 2 min read
The anticipated arrival of three new grape fungicides from Syngenta has generated excitement among advisors, eager for growers to realise the benefits in their production systems.

UPL helps kids learn to grow vegetables

Aug. 30, 2023 | 2 min read
A recent UPL promotion has resulted in 20 Vegepods being gifted to regional schools to engage kids in learning programs around growing vegetables from a young age.

Syngenta Regional Growth Awards winners

Aug. 29, 2023 | 3 min read
The future of agriculture in Australia and New Zealand is in sound hands, says Syngenta managing director and country head ANZ Paul Luxton, in announcing the regional winners of this year’s Syngenta Growth Awards, which recognise growers, advisers and innovators for their contribution to the industry.

Potato and onion crops boosted by mycorrhizae

Aug. 28, 2023 | 3 min read
Most vegetable growers typically only squeeze out marginal productivity gains each year, if at all, through improved varieties, agronomic practices, and the latest crop protection technology.

S&W grows sales team

Aug. 27, 2023 | 2 min read
S&W Seed Company has made two new territory manager appointments covering key parts of Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania.

Impact’s Graeme Rimon clocks up 50 years

Aug. 26, 2023 | 3 min read
It’s with great pride Impact Fertilisers is honouring Graeme Rimon, who has dedicated an astonishing 50 years of service at the Impact Fertilisers SSP manufacturing plant in Hobart.

GPA director gives Nufarm farm insights

Aug. 25, 2023 | 2 min read
Nufarm Australia’s leadership team recently visited Weidemann Pastoral Co at Rupanyup in Victoria's Wimmera region, where they gained first-hand insights into the farm’s operations and deeper industry knowledge, from GPA southern grower director, Andrew Weidemann AM.

Weedsmart Big 6 tackles resistance

Aug. 25, 2023 | 5 min read
Nutrien agronomists from across the country have shared their tips to help control crop weeds as part of WeedSmart Week in Dubbo earlier this month (August).

Grow your business in a changing environment

Aug. 24, 2023 | 3 min read
Australian agribusiness has experienced significant economic uplift over recent years but there is plenty of evidence to suggest that has now changed, writes Chris Green.