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Tips to abate mice threat to bumper harvest

Mice are back on the radar of grain growers ahead of spring. Elders senior agronomist, Peter Eliott-Lockhart based in Geraldton Western Australia explains that numbers…

Cropping

Prices cotton onto future supply and demand equation

At a glance World cotton production is forecast to increase by 5.7 per cent (pc) in 2021-22. Australian cotton production tipped to increase by 57pc…

Cropping

Nitrogen application key to increased yield for Tasmania’s cereal crops

Nitrogen fertiliser is a key determinant of grain yield and the ability of cereal crops to achieve yield potential in Tasmania. In this article, senior…

Agronomy, Cropping

We’ll see ewe in Mingenew – WA field days resume

After a year hiatus, the Elders team in pink are excited to be welcoming back major Western Australia field days. Kicking things off next week…

Corporate, Cropping

Red legged earth mite and Lucerne flea monitoring

Cooler weather and wet conditions are a breeding ground for pests in crops and pastures. In South Australia’s mid-north, the Red legged earth mite (RLEM)…

Cropping

Organic maize crop a yield winner

An organic maize crop grown by Narrandera’s Hewitt Cattle Australia last summer yielded 11.80 tonnes a hectare of grain even though mice took at least…

Cropping

Out in the cold: Frost and post-emergent herbicide application

Temperatures are continuing to drop across the state and frost events are imminent. Elders agronomist Logan Smith, who services the eastern wheatbelt of Western Australia,…

Cropping

Take five for farm safety week

It’s National Farm Safety week,  so it’s the perfect time to reflect on ways to improve the safety of everyone on your farm. Farmsafe Australia’s…

Cattle, Corporate, Cropping, Horticulture, Sheep

Russian wheat aphid discovered in WA

Russian Wheat Aphid (RWA) is a common pest with a growing presence across Australia’s key cropping regions. After detection in South Australia’s mid-north in 2016,…

Agronomy, Cropping

Test drive WA’s latest weed control options

Are you interested in grass and broadleaf weed control? Elders and our suppliers are running trial sites across Western Australia so that growers can assess…

Agronomy, Cropping

Oat foliar disease management and control

Gone are the days of oat being considered the poorer cousin of wheat and barley. Increased values and yields are proving that the grain is…

Agronomy, Cropping

2-4 D resistant wild radish

Herbicide resistance development in problem weed species is an ongoing problem facing growers, advisors and the grains industry as a whole. Every year the annual…

Agronomy, Cropping