A-maize-ing crop success for local farmers
A crop that is used mainly to feed poultry and pigs has been grown at a Kialla property by an African pair, who say it is commonly eaten by humans on their native continent.
Grain growers across the nation are being provided with important new data to inform their crop variety choices for the 2019 season.
The management of early season canola pests will be the focus of a series of workshops throughout Corowa and Deniliquin later this month.
Victorian farmer confidence is slightly up, driven by the anticipation of an autumn break, according to Rabobank’s quarterly Rural Confidence Survey.
The use of irrigation water and the weather conditions will have an impact on the establishment and growth of pastures during autumn and spring.
The value of farm production is expected to decline by four per cent in 2018-19 due to poor eastern winter crops, although high prices and the near record crops in Western Australia stopped a bigger reduction from occurring.
Finley’s Tom Doyle has only recently moved back from Melbourne to work on his family farm.
The future of Australia’s largest wheat market depends on Australia being able to hold on to its share of the noodle market, effectively target the premium baking sector and get Australian grain into the growing feed market.
Graziers are being urged to think about their pasture fertiliser requirements now to avoid potential delays later in the season.
After successive dry seasons, deciding which pastures to remove or retain in the crop rotation will be important for many farmers, according to Jeff McCormick from the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation at Charles Sturt University.
Artificial intelligence could provide a game-changing weapon for Australian grain growers in their battle against costly weeds within their farming systems.
Potential exists for grain growers in southern Australia’s high rainfall zone to increase their wheat and canola yields by an average of 50 per cent, according to yield modelling.
The authority that approves pesticides and chemicals used in Australian cropping operations has been affected by its forced relocation from Canberra to Armidale.
A tough cropping season in eastern states has seen the National Australia Bank Rural Commodities Index fall by 1.1 per cent in January.
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