drumMUSTER champion wins Stewardship Award

July 7, 2023 | 2 min read
Allan McGann, the face behind Australia’s extremely successful Agsafe drumMUSTER and ChemClear agvet chemical recycling programs, has been awarded the E.E. Muir and Sons Community Stewardship Award at Hort Connections 2023 in Adelaide.

Why people resist change (and what to do about it)

July 7, 2023 | 3 min read
The human brain is wired for comfort and certainty. It likes routines, patterns and habits. Change challenges us – like that being experienced by rural businesses across Australia after natural disasters, COVID-19, skills shortages and technology advances, writes Leah Mether.

A better view of your farm water levels

July 7, 2023 | 2 min read
A pioneer in the animal performance and electric fencing space, Gallagher is launching a new range focused on measuring water tank performance and making it easy for Australians to stay on top of their most important resource.

New Simodis insecticide in brassicas

July 7, 2023 | 3 min read
Han Chhen has farmed at Port Gawler in South Australia for the past 25 years. For ten months of the year the 100-hectare family farm grows broccoli and cauliflower.

Best and brightest at Hort Connections Awards

July 6, 2023 | 2 min read
The Australian horticulture industry’s best and brightest have been recognised in the 2023 Horticulture Awards for Excellence, presented on Wednesday 7 June at the Hort Connections Gala Dinner in Adelaide.

Syngenta 2023 Grower of the Year

July 6, 2023 | 2 min read
Through a culture of continuous innovation, passion and dedication to sustainability, Pirrone Brothers have successfully transitioned from sugarcane to advanced vegetable production while being highly regarded by their peers.

Agro ‘natural’ fungicide helps combat resistance

July 6, 2023 | 3 min read
Australia’s premier horticulture conference served as the ideal backdrop for the unveiling of Corteva Agriscience’s latest naturally inspired solution to help growers meet their resistance challenges.

Delta expands into livestock & property

July 5, 2023 | 2 min read
Independent agri services group Delta Ag has recently commenced livestock and property services in Dubbo to service the Orana and Central West regions.

Are You Bogged Mate? extends to ‘Bogged Brakes’

July 5, 2023 | 2 min read
Since 2018, the ‘Are You Bogged, Mate?’ program has been connecting rural men who are feeling ‘stuck in the mud’ with the right help to get unbogged.

Hort Connections 2023 breaks records

July 5, 2023 | 4 min read
Amid rising cost pressures and challenges to labour availability, the Australian horticulture sector came together for Hort Connections 2023, the largest horticulture conference and trade show in the Southern Hemisphere.

New Hybrid Fertilisers sales manager

July 4, 2023 | 1 min read
Riaan Breedt, an agronomist with more than 25 years’ experience both in farming and as an advisor, has been appointed regional sales manager at Hybrid Fertilisers.

Gallagher adds to its ranks

July 4, 2023 | 2 min read
Gallagher has again bolstered its ranks to keep up with demand for its growing range of products with the appointment of two new territory managers with strong ag backgrounds.

Future agritech leaders named

July 3, 2023 | 2 min read
Innovators in the agtech sector have been acknowledged for their contributions to the adoption of on-farm and agri-food supply chain technology at the Australian Agritech Awards Gala in Sydney.

New facilitators start at Agsafe

July 3, 2023 | 3 min read
Agsafe facilitators’ backgrounds are as varied as the stores they visit, and they have a depth of skills relevant to your business.

Charlie Horder retires from Ace Ohlsson

July 3, 2023 | 1 min read
It is with mixed emotions that Ace Ohlsson has announced that its general manager Charlie Horder is retiring from the business effective 14 July.