Aug. 19, 2019 | 2 min read
The plant science industry commends Minister Whetstone and the Marshall Government’s announcement today. We now call on all parties to support this science-based decision so farmers in South Australia can access the clear environmental, agronomic and financial benefits of growing approved genetically modified (GM) crops.

Boost nitrogen efficacy in tree crops

Aug. 14, 2019 | 2 min read
With spring just around the corner, Incitec Pivot Fertilisers is reminding tree crop growers and their advisers about the potential to enhance nitrogen use efficiency in orchards.

Update on late-season glyphosate use

Aug. 13, 2019 | 2 min read
The late-season use of glyphosate on barley, under emergency use permit (PER82594), is no longer permitted

IoT satellite network to deliver rainfall data

Aug. 9, 2019 | 2 min read
Australian farmers could soon be looking to the stars rather than the skies for their weather information.

BASF enters Australian wheat seed market

Aug. 9, 2019 | 2 min read
BASF to launch its first new wheat seed varieties onto the Australian market in 2021.

Spot form net blotch disease found in Croppa Creek barley crops

Aug. 8, 2019 | 3 min read
Growers in Queensland and northern New South Wales are being warned to check their barley crops for disease, following reports of spot form net blotch (SFNB).

APVMA relocation to Armidale becomes official

Aug. 8, 2019 | 2 min read
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) headquarters has officially opened in Armidale.

New thinning agent shines in first season

July 29, 2019 | 3 min read
A new fruit thinning agent - Brevis - has passed its first season with flying colours offering a more flexible application window than currently available options.

Developing new tick management tools

July 25, 2019 | 3 min read
MLA‑funded research is aiming to deliver a new, once‑per‑season‑dose cattle tick vaccine to producers.

Agtech jobs on offer in farm robot company

July 22, 2019 | 2 min read
A team of specialised agtech robot designers and builders will be recruited in Central Queensland following grant funding from the Queensland Government.

UPL unviels global identity and vision

July 18, 2019 | 5 min read
UPL has unveiled its “living” brand, revealing a bold new company identity. The new brand brings its OpenAg purpose to life, with the objective of having the world’s first open agriculture network.

Elders flags $187m AIRR takeover tilt

July 16, 2019 | 2 min read
Elders has made a $10.85-per-share, half-scrip, half-cash bid for Australian Independent Rural Retailers in a deal that values the enterprise at $187 million.

Mandatory pain relief for mulesing in Victoria looks set to become a reality

July 15, 2019 | 3 min read
Victoria is set to become the first state in the country to introduce mandatory pain relief for mulesing.

Gallagher ups investment in Aussie agritech company

July 15, 2019 | 1 min read
Melbourne agritech company Agersens says it has raised $14.75 million capital including cash from existing investors such as NZ’s Gallagher Group.

Elders strengthening horticulture investments in technical services

July 10, 2019 | 2 min read
Building on its position in Australian horticulture was one of the aims for iconic agribusiness Elders at this year's Hort Connections.