BASF’s Vic and SA community paddocks

Sept. 7, 2023 | 3 min read
Stemming from last year’s success, the 2023 BASF ‘Community Paddocks’ initiative has extended to two new locations in Paskeville, South Australia and Nhill, Victoria.

bagMUSTER pilot plastics recycling scheme launch

Sept. 6, 2023 | 3 min read
Representatives from Australia’s leading agricultural input industries gathered in Gatton recently to launch the pilot of bagMUSTER, an initiative of CropLife Australia in partnership with the Australian Seed Federation.

Nufarm bolsters ranks

Sept. 5, 2023 | 2 min read
Over the last few months Nufarm has welcomed a range of faces into their sales team across the country.

Nitro Ag’s new GM

Sept. 4, 2023 | 1 min read
Bill Terry has been appointed general manager of newly established specialty fertiliser company Nitro Ag.

Grochem gears up to grow

Sept. 4, 2023 | 3 min read
Two sales professionals with a wealth of experience in horticulture have joined crop protection supplier, Grochem Australia as it strengthens its team for further growth.

National RD&E partnership for grains

Sept. 3, 2023 | 4 min read
The Australian grains industry will benefit from a renewed focus on grains research, development and extension (RD&E) data and insights with the announcement of a five-year strategic partnership aimed at harnessing analytics to drive the sector’s profitability and global competitiveness.

Agsafe Industry Standard online

Sept. 3, 2023 | 2 min read
Agsafe has launched its Industry Standard framework for the safe transport, storage and handling of agvet chemicals all in one place – online on the Agsafe website.

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.