Making sense of digital ag

Oct. 13, 2022 | 2 min read
Ask any farmer the name of a weed and the response will be one of many localised names that generations of farmers have given to the same scientific name.

New yellow vine herbicide ideal for sorghum

Oct. 13, 2022 | 3 min read
Sorghum growers now have access to an innovative herbicide proven to control caltrop Tribulus terrestris (yellow vine) as a post emergent option.

Buffalo fly rated costliest pest threat to cattle

Oct. 12, 2022 | 3 min read
A recently published MLA report, Priority list of endemic diseases for the red meat industry — 2022 update by Shephard et al. (2022), has revealed that buffalo fly is now the costliest endemic disease to the Australian cattle industry.

Novel MOA for tough veggie pests

Oct. 12, 2022 | 4 min read
Simodis insecticide (Group 30) from Syngenta with Plinazolin technology marks the next evolution in insecticide technology for protecting plant health.

Combat: the feed barley NVT winner

Oct. 12, 2022 | 2 min read
InterGrain’s Combat, the highest yielding barley variety in Western Australia in the 2021 National Variety Trials, is set to win the feed barley battle, with yields above the benchmark variety, Rosalind.

Weed control in barley mirrors results in wheat

Oct. 11, 2022 | 3 min read
Cropping advisers and agronomists who witnessed excellent grass and broadleaf weed control from early post-emergent (EPE) applications of the recently released herbicide Mateno Complete from Bayer in wheat this season can look forward to seeing similar in barley crops from next year.

New Zotel Lice

Oct. 11, 2022 | 2 min read
Troy Animal Healthcare (Troy) is pleased to announce the launch of Zotel Lice, a 20 g/L spinosad pour-on lousicide for sheep.

Independence with national support

Oct. 10, 2022 | 4 min read
Independence with the support and buying power of a national network is the best of both worlds for Nutrien Independents, writes Rod Foran.

Rudduck back in rural pest control market

Oct. 10, 2022 | 3 min read
Agserv has announced that it is separating off its wholly owned Rudduck entity to create Rudduck Pty Ltd, a completely independent company which will focus on providing farmers in rural markets with specialist pest control products to keep their farm buildings and residential areas free from pests.

Small business held to ransom by staff shortages

Oct. 10, 2022 | 3 min read
Starting or operating a small business is never easy, however since 2020, business owners have had to deal with truly unprecedented challenges, Tim Roberts writes.

YP AG holds Farmer Technology Day

Oct. 9, 2022 | 2 min read
To kick start the spring season, YP AG held their first annual Farmer Technology Day, showcasing agronomic trials to clients and suppliers.

FastStart Cotton Awards open 2022-23

Oct. 9, 2022 | 3 min read
Irrigated and dryland cotton growers can win one of two fully-loaded Kincrome tool kits for their ute this season valued at up to $5000.

The changing landscape of industrial relations

Oct. 9, 2022 | 3 min read
Coming into the harvest season it is vital to understand the rules, restrictions and limitations surrounding workers hours and entitlements. In the mad scramble to source labour, it’s easy to be complacent, but the risks are high.

Corteva supports ag with major awards

Oct. 8, 2022 | 3 min read
A commitment to Australian agriculture has seen Corteva Agriscience continue their involvement in a range of awards to celebrate individual excellence.

Fertilizer Australia N emissions policy

Oct. 8, 2022 | 3 min read
Nitrogen (N) fertilisers supply a significant proportion of the N required in food production globally, so are essential to food security and supporting the growing global population.