SLTEC Fertilizers wins Business Awards

Feb. 13, 2023 | 2 min read
SLTEC Fertilizers, a liquid fertilizer manufacturer based in Northern Victoria, was very proud and honoured to receive both the Overall Business of the Year Award and Excellence in Manufacturing Award at a gala event held by the Shire of Campaspe and Murray River Council.

Graslan campaign raises RFDS funds

Feb. 12, 2023 | 2 min read
The saying “if it works, do more of it” certainly applies to FMC’s Graslan Aerial3D HiLoad herbicide promotion, which in its fifth-year running has once again raised valuable funds for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS).

Churchill Fellowship awards for ag open

Feb. 11, 2023 | 2 min read
A program that offers people the opportunity to travel overseas and investigate a topic or issue they are passionate about is seeking applicants from across Australian agriculture, including people working in the rural merchandise and farm advisory sectors, their suppliers and clients.

Boehringer Ingelheim named top employer

Feb. 10, 2023 | 2 min read
Boehringer Ingelheim has again been named an employer of choice, with the Top Employers Institute awarding the company Global Top Employer status for the third successive year.

Hogg fronts Farmer Mates mental health

Feb. 9, 2023 | 3 min read
Australian cricketing legend Brad Hogg is continuing his great work getting on the front foot for Australian farmers and rural communities, as the national ambassador for Grain Producers Australia’s (GPA) ‘Farmer Mates’ Mental Health program.

Gallagher buys Norton Livestock Handling

Feb. 9, 2023 | 2 min read
Well-known and respected animal management company, Gallagher, announced in December that Norton Livestock Handling Solutions, a leading Australian manufacturer and supplier of farm gates, gate hardware, and livestock handling equipment is now part of Gallagher Group.

New GM role created at Hort Innovation

Feb. 8, 2023 | 2 min read
After two years at Plant Health Australia (PHA) Dr Mila Bristow, general manager, partnerships and innovation, will join Hort Innovation in the newly created role of general manager, trade and biosecurity research and development.

Datamars’ new national sales manager

Feb. 7, 2023 | 1 min read
Late in 2022 Datamars Livestock appointed Michael Corfield to the newly created role of national sales manager.

Imtrade’s new microbiologist boosts team

Feb. 6, 2023 | 2 min read
Imtrade CropScience recently employed Lina Avila, a passionate industrial microbiologist who grew up in an agricultural region of Colombia, surrounded by rice and corn crops.

Agsafe to hold Stewardship Conference

Feb. 5, 2023 | 3 min read
Agsafe is holding its Stewardship Conference and Awards at the Sea World Resort on the Gold Coast from 25–27 July.

Resistance pioneer lands AHRI director role

Feb. 5, 2023 | 5 min read
Rural Business acknowledges Professor Ken Flower’s recent appointment as the director of the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) The University of Western Australia’s (UWA) School of Agriculture and Environment.

Turbulent year for cotton and wool: Rabo

Feb. 4, 2023 | 3 min read
International markets for wool and cotton saw much volatility through the course of 2022 – with the lingering impacts of COVID and escalated geopolitical and economic uncertainty affecting the trade – and the year ahead could be equally turbulent, says agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank in a recent industry podcast.

Best-practice spray use is ag industry’s future

Feb. 4, 2023 | 3 min read
Being a ‘world’s best’ farmer, agronomist, or ag supply retailer doesn’t happen by accident, says CropLife Australia CEO Matthew Cossey.

EP AGnFERT joins Delta Agribusiness

Feb. 3, 2023 | 2 min read
EP AGnFERT (EP) at Kimba on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, has entered into an agreement to merge with Delta Agribusiness (Delta) effective March 1, 2023.

Dog owners warned of deadly disease

Feb. 3, 2023 | 2 min read
Dog owners in or travelling to North Queensland need to be advised to protect their dogs from tick bites, with the deadly tick-borne disease, ehrlichiosis, recently detected in the area for the first time.