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No regrets for law student turned agronomist

Edenhope’s Miranda Rose’s dream of studying law had come true, but last-minute qualms as she packed her bags for a prestigious Melbourne university saw the…

Careers, Corporate

Drench resistance testing

A study by MLA in 2019 reported that gastrointestinal worms cost the Australian sheep industry $450 million dollars annually. To ensure that you are minimising…

Animal Health, Sheep

Finalists announced: Queensland ALPA Young Auctioneers Competition

The brightest up-and-coming auctioneers in Queensland have gathered in Rockhampton this week for the annual ALPA training school, with the top 10 finalists announced on…

Careers, Livestock

Green pick: the awkward transition to winter

A season break signals the start to building the winter feedbase, but the first few weeks of green pick present an awkward time for managing…

Cattle, Livestock, Sheep

Controlling Bifora

Bifora (Bifora testiculata) is an annual weed in cropping regions. Its presence in grain and hay is considered contamination and will therefore also reduce their market…

Cropping

Consumer confidence is key ingredient

Auction prices were fairly frantic at the Australian fashion industry’s raw material sales last week as a degree of optimism spread through the trade and…

Wool

Record crowds for Elders FarmFest 2021

It was a history-making moment for the Toowoomba region this week, with Queensland’s largest agricultural field days, Elders FarmFest, returning to host record visitor numbers.…

Corporate

Green peach aphid control in canola

Green peach aphids attack many crops in Australia, with canola being particularly vulnerable in broadacre cropping areas of the WA grain belt. As agronomist Benita…

Cropping

Make tax time work for the farm with 4.2% prepayment rewards

Farmers have found a way to bring farm expenses forward ahead of June 30 and earn 4.2 per cent on those funds, while keeping their…

Farm Supplies, Financial Services

Elders cuts out the carbon farming middleman

Agribusiness Elders is launching a carbon farming service it says puts the emphasis firmly on farm productivity while cutting out middlemen who normally take a…

Corporate, Tech Services

Water trading update – week ending 4 June 2021

The price of temporary water in Northern Victoria and the NSW Murray has increased over the past few weeks with irrigators purchasing water to balance…

Corporate, Water trading

Timing is everything

The old adage ‘timing is everything’ is certainly true in farmland decisions says Elders Real Estate senior rural executive WA, Simon Cheetham. “A sceptic may…

Real Estate