Brown marmorated stink bug season upon us again

Sept. 1, 2021 | 2 min read
The 2021-22 brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) season has commenced today, with stronger biosecurity measures in place to manage the risks associated with this significant cargo pest.

Bulk up with Chomper!

Aug. 25, 2021 | 3 min read
Drought and tight feed supply loom large in the memory of most graziers, despite more abundant rainfall in recent times. In such situations, growers need to plant a forage that can cope when the seasonal conditions change.

Bumper crop expected as cotton season kicks off in Emerald

Aug. 25, 2021 | 2 min read
The Australian cotton season is officially underway with growers in central Queensland among the first in the country to plant what is expected to be a crop generating around $3 billion for the national economy.

Cold, wet winter causes rise in canola disease

Aug. 20, 2021 | 5 min read
A cold, wet winter has proved conducive to high levels of canola disease across southern Australia.

Redlegged earth mite webinar

Aug. 13, 2021 | 1 min read
Redlegged earth mite webinar - from Cesar Australia & the GRDC Tuesday 7th September Register to join to hear the latest redlegged earth mite research from Cesar Australia

Prices set to remain low across the southern Murray-Darling Basin in 2021-22

Aug. 4, 2021 | 1 min read
The latest ABARES Water Market Outlook report indicates water allocation prices in the southern Murray-Darling Basin are likely to remain low in 2021–22.

That’s another fine mess you’ve gotten us into!

July 15, 2021 | 3 min read
Fine messes aren’t just something that frustrated Laurel and Hardy, fine spray droplet messes are really something to be avoided at all costs in the world of herbicide spraying too.

Digitising the customer experience

July 15, 2021 | 3 min read
It’s the crucial interplay between digital and physical channels that will drive up conversions, increase revenues and boost farmer loyalty, writes Kelly Brown.

Handpicking genes for disease-resistant crops

July 13, 2021 | 2 min read
Researchers from The University of Western Australia have developed tools to identify plant genes resistant to disease-causing fungi and deploy them to create more resistant crops.

New products to mark OCP’s 30 years in ag

July 9, 2021 | 2 min read
Organic Crop Protectants (OCP) is this year celebrating 30 years of servicing the needs of both certified organic and conventional wine grape producers.

Check cereal crops for Russian wheat aphid

June 23, 2021 | 3 min read
New South Wales grain growers are advised to monitor developing winter cereal crops for Russian wheat aphid (RWA) this season, and to consider treatment only if infestations are approaching potentially damaging levels.

GrowMore Bowen Live Stream Details

June 23, 2021 | 1 min read
Get an up-close and personal look at trials that show how Syngenta’s current products and future technologies can be used to bring maximum value to your fields.

Farmgate value hits new record of $66 billion

June 16, 2021 | 2 min read
Australian farmgate production is on track for a record-breaking $66.3 billion year.

Future fields of gold’ – Australia’s winter crop planting rises again

June 2, 2021 | 2 min read
Australia is looking at a second consecutive near-record winter crop planting, as excellent prices and good seasonal conditions see planted hectares rise. In its just-released 2021/22 Winter Crop Outlook, global agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank says the national winter crop planting – currently underway across the country – is forecast at 22.93 million hectares.

New genes to improve chickpea phosphorus uptake and use efficiency

June 1, 2021 | 2 min read
Researchers from The University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture have used genome mapping on chickpea root traits to improve the efficiency of phosphorus acquisition and use.