New herbicide tech sales specialist

May 6, 2023 | 1 min read
Granular Products is pleased to welcome Al Hattersley to their team as technical sales specialist for New South Wales.

WinRural expands sales team

May 5, 2023 | 1 min read
Independent rural distributor and retailer, WinRural has bolstered its ranks with an experienced new sales representative to service NSW.

New animal health chief at Boehringer

May 4, 2023 | 2 min read
Boehringer Ingelheim has announced the appointment of Christoph Tautphaeus as head of animal health Australia and New Zealand, succeeding Daniel Watkins who has been promoted to vice president, pets in the United States.

New CBH WA liquid fertiliser plant opens

May 3, 2023 | 3 min read
CBH has unveiled its new state-of-the-art facilities at the Kwinana grain terminal, including a transfer pipeline, a storage warehouse and tanks and administration office.

Safety critical in agricultural retail stores

May 3, 2023 | 3 min read
Agricultural retail stores play an important role in supplying the farming community with essential tools, equipment, and products. These stores cater to a wide range of customers, from farmers to hobbyists, and offer a variety of products including pesticides, fertilisers, and machinery.

EU cuts MRLs on haloxyfop in canola

May 2, 2023 | 2 min read
Australian canola growers and farm advisors are notified that the European Union (EU) has announced it intends to reduce the maximum residue limit (MRL) for haloxyfop.

Stripe rust a major threat this season

May 2, 2023 | 3 min read
Eastern Australian grain growers are well aware of the looming risk of stripe rust this season, with an inevitable green bridge and high occurrences from last year spurring the likelihood of significant early inoculum pressure.

Cotton pick better than first thought

May 2, 2023 | 3 min read
Picking has begun in most of Australia’s cotton growing region with positive signs emerging that the flooding and farm damage late last year may not have been as devastating as first feared, aided by dryer and warmer conditions since Christmas.

Changes to ADG Code impact trade

May 1, 2023 | 2 min read
A comprehensive regulatory review of the ADG Code is currently in progress, with some of the proposed changes likely to impact Agsafe members that transport Class 9 chemical products that are currently exempt from the ADG Code.

Grains bodies combine for efficiency

May 1, 2023 | 2 min read
Two of Australia’s key grains industry entities, Grains Australia, and the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) are joining forces to deliver more efficient and effective ‘industry good’ services for Australian grain growers.

Setting up winter crops for success

April 30, 2023 | 2 min read
The latest edition of the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) ‘Winter Crop Variety Sowing Guide’ is now available for growers to use when making their key management decisions for the 2023 season.

Tramat a game changer for Vic dairy farmer

April 29, 2023 | 3 min read
Ryegrass pastures play an essential role in Stuart Crosthwaite’s dairy farming operations, but with weeds having a massive impact, his grass crops were suffering. However, that changed once he introduced Tramat from Bayer into his farming system.

Italian ryegrass: quick winter feed and high ROI

April 29, 2023 | 3 min read
Growers can get the most of their grazing and increase their return on investment by optimising sowing rates and sowing an Italian ryegrass instead of an annual ryegrass this autumn.

Australian pasture industry generates $3b

April 28, 2023 | 3 min read
The Australian pasture industry is bigger than ever. Much of this year-on-year growth is thanks to local and international companies investing in research and development for new varieties.

Powerful tank mix for broadleaf weed control

April 28, 2023 | 3 min read
Herbicide tank mixes designed to boost control of treatments against weeds are becoming a stronger option for many growers to help manage difficult populations.