Koch expands its Vic team

Sept. 3, 2022 | 2 min read
Koch Fertiliser Australia (KFAus) is excited to announce a new commercial team member to grow and better support its Victorian footprint in line with the company’s core vision to better align with customers’ requirements.

Incitec Pivot buys Yara Nipro liquids

Sept. 2, 2022 | 2 min read
Incitec Pivot Fertilisers (IPF) has announced it has reached an agreement with Yara Australia to acquire the Yara Nipro liquid fertiliser business in Australia. The acquisition worth around $20 million is subject to ACCC clearance.

New biocontrol agent fights fleabane threat

Sept. 2, 2022 | 3 min read
The fungus only infects flaxleaf fleabane, while all non-target plant species tested were resistant to it.


Sept. 1, 2022 | 3 min read
Weeds are estimated to cost Australia $5 billion every year and a new strategy has identified biocontrol as a cost-effective and sustainable way to control widespread established weeds.

Unique fungicide for downy mildew in grapes

Aug. 31, 2022 | 4 min read
Widespread testing for downy mildew resistance to fungicides in grapevines has revealed varying levels of sensitivity in different regions, dialling up the pressure on existing disease management programs and highlighting the need for new fungicides.

New fungicides help manage resistance

Aug. 28, 2022 | 4 min read
New crop fungicide releases are becoming key additions to growers’ disease management programs – helping to improve disease control, expand their spray options and assist fungicide resistance management, as well as extend crop greening benefits.

Datamars Tru-Test WOW relaunched

Aug. 26, 2022 | 3 min read
Agricultural technology company, Datamars Livestock, has evolved and relaunched its Tru-Test in-paddock Walk Over Weighing (WOW) cattle weighing product line.

FMC leading the way with local innovation

Aug. 22, 2022 | 4 min read
Local investment and continuous innovation backed by global strength has chemical company, FMC, leading the way with agricultural solutions for Australian growers.

How to beat barley grass in two years

Aug. 18, 2022 | 4 min read
Barley grass often slips under the radar and pales in significance to annual ryegrass. But it is ranked in the top ten weeds in Australian grain crops and considered the seventh most costly weed to control for growers in the Victorian Mallee and Mid-North, Lower Yorke and Eyre Peninsula of South Australia.

Water industry front of mind for ag sector

Aug. 12, 2022 | 3 min read
Darling Irrigation, as part of the AGnVET group, is involved in all areas of design, supply and construction of pressurised irrigation systems in eastern Australia.

Irrigation innovations a Netafim strength

Aug. 12, 2022 | 2 min read
While today’s global conditions continue to pressure supply chains and cause consolidation of various agribusinesses, the world’s largest irrigation company remains steadfast on its commitment of generating smart irrigation solutions for growers, further underlined recently by new product innovations.

Water prices stay low for third year in a row

Aug. 12, 2022 | 1 min read
Water allocation prices in the southern Murray–Darling Basin are likely to remain low for a third consecutive year, according to the latest ABARES Water Market Outlook.

Laying the groundwork for healthy soil

Aug. 11, 2022 | 2 min read
Healthy soil is crucial to growers optimising productivity, with testing an important component of fully understanding the limitations and potential productivity of soil.

Injection breakthrough for woody weed control

Aug. 11, 2022 | 2 min read
Woody weeds have long been a scourge on grazing landscapes across the country, however the arrival of capsulated herbicide products and key application technology is providing a breakthrough in control – with strong environmental benefits.

Inoculums improve feed production and quality

Aug. 11, 2022 | 2 min read
Mapleton Agri Biotec has been supplying microbial inoculums to Australian and international farmers for nearly 20 years.