Enzymes prove worth in Australia’s winter crops

March 21, 2023 | 4 min read
Trials across Australian crops over several seasons have consistently proved the economic and environmental advantages of adding specific enzymes for more efficient use of fertiliser and soil nutrients.

'Chelates ain’t chelates' when feeding plants iron

March 20, 2023 | 3 min read
“Oils ain’t oils”, as many will long recall, and when it comes to supplying iron for plant nutrition according to your soil’s pH level, “chelates ain’t chelates” either.

Wengfu Aust’s fertbook app is a game changer!

March 19, 2023 | 2 min read
Wengfu Australia continues to lead the industry with faster, more efficient ways for its customers to access their fertiliser requirements.

Liquid lime and gypsum gaining broad appeal

March 18, 2023 | 4 min read
With the vagaries of bulk fertiliser supply and prices, and the need to get a greater return on investment in crop nutrition, growers are increasingly turning to specialty products.

Get hooked on Axcela!

March 17, 2023 | 2 min read
Were you satisfied with slug and snail control in your precious crops last year?

When should I control snails and slugs?

March 16, 2023 | 3 min read
Following a very long, wet spring in 2022 that favoured slug and snail breeding, large numbers of snails were detected in grain samples at harvest.

Imtrade leads the way in baiting technology

March 15, 2023 | 3 min read
It’s now been three years since Imtrade released its dual baiting system, Transcend, which combines new molluscicide and insecticide technology.

Golden opportunity to track stock performance

March 13, 2023 | 2 min read
Making decisions based on accurate data is the future of farming. With the introduction of mandatory electronic identification (EID) of sheep across Australia, there’s a golden opportunity to do more than just tag your animals.

Sluggoff lentils change the baiting landscape

March 13, 2023 | 3 min read
Sluggoff lentil bait is the leading product in Europe for slug and snail control. Since its release on the local market, Australian users have been amazed at the superior effectiveness in horticulture and broadacre situations, making them an emerging favourite here too.

New weapon to hit weed seed banks

March 12, 2023 | 4 min read
A spur-of-the-moment decision to try a new weed control option in a paddock of Mace wheat last season has convinced northern WA wheatbelt grower Wade Parker that he has a new weapon to help reduce weed seed banks.

Good times roll on but not a repeat of 2022

March 12, 2023 | 3 min read
The “Good times” are set to continue for Australian agriculture, but a repeat of the “stand out” 2022 year are unlikely writes Stefan Vogel*.

Smarter fencing solution for all needs

March 12, 2023 | 3 min read
Australia is a diverse country, with a range of different ecosystems and landscapes to protect and nurture. Gallagher leads the market in offering an extensive product range that reflects the diversity of Australia’s environment and has a premium fencing and animal management solution for the needs of any property.

A new and powerful view of the fence line

March 12, 2023 | 2 min read
Reality television shows might be all the go, but it’s the rise of smart technologies that is really giving farming customers an exciting view of their farms.

Beating fungus in berries

March 11, 2023 | 3 min read
Botrytis grey mould is a common disease facing berry growers, making the recent registration of Miravis Prime fungicide vitally important from both a production and resistance management perspective.

Recommending the right cattle implants

March 11, 2023 | 3 min read
In last month’s edition of Rural Business, we discussed the value and importance of hormone growth promotant (HGP) implants to the Australian beef industry, Bruce Smith writes.