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.

Tight margins to impact animal protein

Dec. 9, 2023 | 4 min read
Animal protein production growth will slow as margins remain tight in 2024, with producers and processors needing to adapt to sustain success, according to Rabobank’s annual Global Animal Protein Outlook report.

Legumes reduce reliance on fertiliser

Dec. 9, 2023 | 3 min read
Legumes such as lucerne, clovers and tropical/subtropical legumes play a crucial role in pasture performance and productivity. These plants can be highly responsive to nitrogen, as it is an essential nutrient to maintain high production and pasture quality.

Confident future for RIC farmers

Dec. 8, 2023 | 3 min read
Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) has released its inaugural Farm Loans Customer Insights Report 2023 which has revealed RIC farmers are confident in their farm business and the agriculture industry’s future, however concerns about rising interest rates, drought and income volatility are top of mind.

Syngenta and Metagen partner up

Dec. 8, 2023 | 2 min read
Syngenta Australia and Metagen have announced a collaboration to research and develop innovative biological solutions derived from natural sources, to manage crop resilience while benefiting soil health in a variety of crops.

Syngenta announces award winners

Dec. 7, 2023 | 4 min read
Some of the agriculture industry’s finest growers, advisers and innovators have been recognised as the latest winners of the Syngenta Growth Awards.

Cropliner blows competition away

Dec. 7, 2023 | 3 min read
Croplands is helping a busy family business in South Australia reach its full potential.

Data drives drought decisions

Dec. 6, 2023 | 4 min read
In north-west Victoria on the border of the Big Desert, fourth generation farmer Steven Hobbs stands as a testament to the power of data-driven decision-making for overcoming the scourge of drought.