Call to cut pay risks
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.
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.
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.
Australia’s leading spray application specialist Bill Gordon will headline an upcoming series of Grains Research and Development Corporation effective spray application workshops in Victoria.
Many cropping farmers will be banking on the weather this season, with hopes of a better season hinging on a good autumn break.
A desire to help farmers reduce crop losses has led one scientist to create an innovative device that can detect fungal diseases in the air.
Australian grain growers are set to reap the benefits of a $50million venture capital fund to draw the best and brightest tech start-ups from across the globe to focus on innovative solutions for grain growers’ most-difficult-to-solve problems.
A chance for farmers to see machinery in action was the point of a cropping and tillage day held at the Elmore Field Days site on Wednesday.
Women in the grains industry with an ambition to shape the future of Australia’s food and fibre sector are encouraged to apply for the National Farmers’ Federation’s 2019 Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program.
Shepparton Highway Patrol officers nabbed a driver allegedly travelling at 191km/h in Shepparton about 11.50pm last night. The 20-year-old probationary driver was detected in an 80km/h zone on Goulburn Valley Highway. The Shepparton man had his...
A number of vehicles were stolen from a car dealership in Shepparton on Saturday morning.
A 23-year-old Echuca man is currently in Bendigo Magistrates Court facing charges of dangerous driving causing serious injury and other driving related offences.