Headline VICCHEM appoints Angus Roney

June 4, 2024 | 1 min read
With a solid foundation in horticulture and crop science, including a Bachelor of Agricultural Science from the University of Melbourne, Angus Roney brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new role at VICCHEM.

Elders fast-tracks agronomy team

June 2, 2024 | 3 min read
Elders has welcomed 11 new graduate agronomists who came together in Adelaide recently for a three-day induction program.

transporting dangerous goods with confidence

May 30, 2024 | 2 min read
Agricultural chemicals are crucial tools as part of modern and sustainable farming practices. Safe handling and transportation of these chemicals is paramount to maintaining long-term access to these technologies, which is why it’s so important to understand how they are regulated across Australia.

D-Day looming for FMDs

May 27, 2024 | 2 min read
NAB is encouraging primary producers to mark 28 June as a critical date if they’re considering, or already using, farm management deposits (FMDs) as part of their tax planning this financial year.

What do farmers need for mental health support?

May 23, 2024 | 2 min read
For most, farming in Australia is a great way of life but at times it can be physically and psychologically tough. So, when things get overly stressful, who do farmers turn to for support?

APVMA makes malathion decision

May 20, 2024 | 1 min read
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has published its final regulatory decision for the reconsideration of malathion (also known as maldison), an insecticide used for the control of pests in various broadacre and horticultural crops, vegetables and ornamental plants, and for veterinary and domestic uses.

Maximising crop success

May 15, 2024 | 2 min read
In the world of agriculture, every advantage counts. Maximising crop yield and uniformity while conserving resources and promoting sustainability is the holy grail for farmers worldwide.

Cereal research fast-tracked

May 15, 2024 | 2 min read
Dr Hannah Robinson’s two-year Industry Fellowship at The University of Queensland and cereal breeder InterGrain has helped speed up the translation of research into commercial breeding to develop improved cereal crop varieties.

Biostimulant boosts broadacre yield

May 14, 2024 | 7 min read
A unique and new bio stimulant from Corteva Agriscience is boosting yields in Australian wheat and canola crops.

Nitrophoska finds a home at Nitto Ag

May 14, 2024 | 2 min read
Trusted by farmers the world over for more than ninety years, Nitrophoska is the original complex fertiliser, with all nutrients readily available in one granule ensuring a balanced crop nutrition.

Numnuts and Tri-Solfen join forces at Dechra

May 13, 2024 | 2 min read
In the heart of every farmer lies a commitment to animal well-being and it's a dedication that drives innovation and progress within the industry.

Ultimate Agri leads the way

May 13, 2024 | 3 min read
Farming is never easy and as growers look to get greater returns on their investment in crop nutrition, they are increasingly turning to specialty products, including highly refined primary elements and ameliorants, to optimise soil health and crop growth.

Price reduction for Fertcare training

May 12, 2024 | 1 min read
The Fertiliser Australia Board recently announced a significant price reduction for Fertcare Handling participants to encourage enrolment.

Avoiding seed damage at planting

May 11, 2024 | 3 min read
Better than expected summer rain across key winter crop growing areas has set up a favourable window for 2024 winter crop planting.

Collaborating for cattle

May 10, 2024 | 2 min read
A cross industry collaboration to improve vaccination uptake and biosecurity on farm is gaining traction and support across the cattle industry and has resulted in the unique program, Immune Ready.