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.

Silage wrapping a part of Australian history

Aug. 11, 2022 | 3 min read
For Agri Novatex, silage is about more than wrapping up grass – it’s a piece of Australian history.

Altacor X-Force the new force in trees and vines

Aug. 10, 2022 | 2 min read
Fruit growers around Australia can expect an exciting development from FMC in the month of August. Their new insecticide, Altacor X-Force will be available at selected agency outlets nationwide.

New nematicide produces quality sweet potatoes

Aug. 10, 2022 | 4 min read
A commercial trial on the property of Dean Akers in Bundaberg, has demonstrated the superior quality achieved with Salibro nematicide from Corteva Agriscience.

Coping with rising frost risks in horticulture

Aug. 10, 2022 | 4 min read
Climate change presents a number of challenges for Australia’s $15 billion horticulture sector, including, perhaps surprisingly, frost. Paradoxically, the warmest decade in recorded history has seen some of the most widespread and serious frost damage to commercial crops in both Australia and North America.