Production, marketing and topical articles for the Australian Grain industry.
New research has enabled evidence-based increases to zinc phosphide (ZnP) mouse baits that will help grain growers battling above-average mouse numbers in eastern Australia.
Understanding the interaction of pre-emergent herbicides and the level of soil moisture at seeding goes a long way when it comes to deciding which herbicides to apply in dry seeding conditions
Across Australia’s vast and varied farmlands – and particularly in north-east Victoria and southern NSW – soil pH and soil organic carbon are two soil properties that influence soil health and productivity in a significant way.
To coincide with Mother’s Day, the Country Women’s Association of Victoria (CWA) has called on farms and agribusinesses to completely rethink their approach to safety, as farming women continue to count the cost – and pick up the pieces – of incidents in agricultural settings.
Andrew and Jocie Bate's ambitious start-up SwarmFarm has partnered with ag-tech venture capital firm Tenacious Ventures to raise $4.5 million, offering the opportunity to build it production team and scale up manufacturing so that farm robots can be delivered quicker.
The Australian Government is providing $23.5 million for improved on farm biodiversity through the Agriculture Biodiversity Stewardship’s Carbon + Biodiversity Pilot.
Grain growers are encouraged to keep up their efforts to manage mouse numbers in late sown summer crops and ahead of winter crop planting this season.
I spend a lot of time raising awareness about spray drift but recent events have compelled me to talk about something that disturbs me even more than spray drift.