Weathering dry times
In a challenging season, many dairy farmers will be focusing on gaining the best return from the resources available.
Agriculture Victoria scientists have traced the genetic origins of bread wheat back to 8000 BC in research that could help safeguard this key global food crop against climate change.
It’s a new season and a new positive attitude for Dookie croppers Ross and David Geddes.
Grain traders must institute shorter payment terms across the industry, according to Victoria’s peak farming body.
Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation research has shown a link between cropping practices and the evolution of herbicide resistance in the weed annual rye-grass, highlighting the need to rotate chemical and non-chemical weed control.
GrainCorp’s plans to demerge its global malting business and list the new company on the ASX have been greeted warmly by investors.
With seeding fast approaching, grain growers are encouraged to undertake soil testing before the 2019 growing season to help them make more informed fertiliser decisions and save costs.
Testing cereal and pulse seed for germination and vigour could be one of the best investments growers can make in the lead-up to the 2019 winter crop sowing.
Increasing productivity and job creation through protected cropping and horticulture was the key topic of conversation at an industry roundtable last week, with a push to grow investment.
Sowing date and irrigation timing are crucial to maximise the yield and water productivity of faba beans, according to new research.
A return to average seasonal conditions this year will see Australia’s grain sector facing a challenge of a different kind — exposure to the fall-out of ongoing United States-China trade tensions, according to a recently released industry report.
More hay and less canola is set to be the sowing trend around Elmore, Colbinabbin and Rochester, according to a Landmark agronomist.
Drier and warmer than average seasonal conditions in cropping regions during December and January reduced prospects of summer crop production in 2018-19 according to the latest Australian Crop Report.
An Undera footballer is fighting for his life after an incident during a Kyabram District League reserves game against Violet Town last Saturday.
THE Echuca mother charged over her daughter’s death in 2008 has walked free from court. Tania Walker, 35, charged with child homicide of 23-month-old Angela Bannister, appeared in Bendigo Magistrates Court on Tuesday for a bail application which...
The Clark family has always had firm plans for a future in the dairy industry.