Lentil notification positive news for Australian producers

Jan. 24, 2024 | 2 min read
Grains Australia has welcomed the recent extension of tariff-free access for lentil exports to India, which is one of the world’s biggest consumers and importers of this pulse crop.

Syngenta resets stage for 2024 growth

Jan. 23, 2024 | 5 min read
Syngenta Australia-New Zealand moving into a new stage in 2024, with the appointment of David Van Ryswyk to the role of country head, while predecessor Paul Luxton has transitioned to the role of head of Asia division.

Louis Dreyfus sews up Namoi Cotton takeover

Jan. 23, 2024 | 3 min read
Shareholder support notwithstanding, Louis Dreyfus (LDC) has sewn up a deal which will see it acquire the 83 per cent of Namoi Cotton shares it doesn’t already own.

South Australia to host leading Grains Research Update event

Jan. 22, 2024 | 3 min read
Adelaide will attract hundreds of grains researchers, advisers, consultants and growers in February to connect scientists with people working in the grains industry to share knowledge and support innovation adoption.

VICCHEM appoints new CEO

Jan. 21, 2024 | 3 min read
VICCHEM, a leading player in the agricultural and Industrial chemical manufacturing sector, proudly announces the appointment of Bill Dowdle as new chief executive officer.

Canberra betrays cattle industry

Jan. 20, 2024 | 2 min read
The National Farmers’ Federation says Canberra “has shot an arrow into the hopes of Australia’s cattle industry” by rejecting a counter offer in the long-running class action.

Cotton cracks down on spray drift

Dec. 17, 2023 | 3 min read
Cotton Australia – the peak body for the Australian cotton industry - has urged all farmers to remain vigilant and take appropriate action to avoid a repeat of last year’s devastating spray drift incidents.

Control weeds with the Big 6

Dec. 15, 2023 | 3 min read
The WeedSmart Big 6 are a set of chemical, mechanical and cultural tactics to help growers control crop weeds across all cropping systems. A diverse approach including both chemical and non-chemical tactics places downward pressure on the weed seed bank and reduces herbicide resistance risk.

Barriers to business meeting breakthrough

Dec. 15, 2023 | 4 min read
Suzanne Vickberg is a social-personality psychologist and a leading practitioner within Deloitte’s Business Chemistry division, In this article she looks at why psychological safety may not be enough to get your team on board.

Changing it up in WA

Dec. 14, 2023 | 4 min read
Ever since time began farmers have been fighting against weeds in their cropping programs.

Boxer Gold punches above its weight

Dec. 13, 2023 | 4 min read
Implementing a successful annual ryegrass (ARG) management program is more than recommending one pre-emergent herbicide over another, it’s knowing the farmer has the adequate time and resources to manage whatever the season might produce in various cereal crops.

Serenade sings to soil

Dec. 11, 2023 | 2 min read
Scientists at Rutgers University have proven how a range of crops can harness the beneficial bacteria contained in Serenade Soil Activ to benefit nutrition, growth and resilience.

Attention to soil pays dividends

Dec. 11, 2023 | 5 min read
Technology used to analyse soil types has been harnessed to improve productivity on the Venning enterprise of Barunga Grains at Bute, in the northern Yorke Peninsula of South Australia.

New faces at Nuseed in WA

Dec. 10, 2023 | 3 min read
Plant breeding company Nuseed have doubled their team to offer further support to canola growers in the Western Australian agricultural region.

Controlling barley smut

Dec. 10, 2023 | 4 min read
Barley is a popular cereal across Australia’s grain growing regions suitable for a variety of markets from stock feed through to malting and brewing, where quality is paramount.