International recognition for seed leader

July 1, 2023 | 2 min read
Australian seed industry leader Donald Coles has been recognised by the International Seed Federation with an outstanding contribution award.

Lindsay buys WB Hunter’s rural stores

July 1, 2023 | 2 min read
Lindsay Australia has expanded its rural merchandising footprint in Victoria and New South Wales through the Acquisition of WB Hunter stores in a purchase worth $34.6m.

New era in banana leaf disease control

June 30, 2023 | 4 min read
A completely new concept in the control of banana leaf diseases is now available to growers with the introduction of Routine 200 SC Fungicide from Bayer.

New addition to Kenso range and more to come

June 30, 2023 | 2 min read
For more than two decades Kenso Agcare has been continuing to build on its commitment to providing quality crop protection products for Australian growers.

Toxicity table reduces impact on beneficials

June 30, 2023 | 4 min read
Pest management is a critical component of successful crop production, but there is increasing need to promote the sustainable use of insecticides to avoid resistance issues and non-target impacts.

VicVID gives preview of new fungicide options

June 29, 2023 | 3 min read
Growers attending the Victorian Vegetable Field Days (VicVID) at Catani, south-west of Melbourne were able to inspect new fungicide options prior to commercial release.

Extended protection for foliar diseases in cereals

June 29, 2023 | 2 min read
For the 2023 winter cereal season Sumitomo is excited to have commercial volumes of their new foliar fungicide Metropol.

One stop shop for all your research equipment

June 29, 2023 | 3 min read
Trial Supplies continues to facilitate the easy access of high-quality trial equipment into the hands of agronomists, researchers and growers who are completing their own research.

The ‘fringe benefits’ of agtech on the farm

June 28, 2023 | 4 min read
The application of agtech is often positioned to improve operational efficiency, profitability and sustainability. But could this narrow definition be limiting the adoption of agtech on farm and in the supply chain?

SwarmFarm Robotics raises $12M for automation

June 28, 2023 | 5 min read
With over 526,000 hectares (1.3 million acres) covered to date, SwarmFarm Robotics seeks to chart a farm-centric path in the race to farm autonomy.

Beating sandplain lupins is like a case of the blues!

June 28, 2023 | 4 min read
More often than not, when an old house in Perth is demolished in winter, a few weeks later a spectacular germination of blue lupins (aka sandplain lupins) will emerge from where the house once stood.

WEED-IT spot spraying available for orchards

June 27, 2023 | 2 min read
Rometron Australia has recently developed the Optispot 7, an orchard sprayer that brings WEED-IT optical spot spraying technology to nut and fruit growers.

AI Assessment closes in on grain quality

June 26, 2023 | 4 min read
South Australian agtech company GoMicro has just released an AI (artificial intelligence) powered assessment app that empowers Australian farmers to determine the quality of their grains – using their smartphones.

Collecting animal data with Gallagher app

June 26, 2023 | 3 min read
Being able to access animal performance data is increasingly important. Farmers are busy and facing heightened demands on their time and efficiency.

Don’t leave our farmers behind

June 25, 2023 | 3 min read
Australian agriculture is in the early stages of a dramatic disruption and a subsequent transition, writes Matt Anderson.