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Grains are about to get exciting

I love this time of year. It is not only that we have everything ahead of us in Australia, but it’s also when the grain…

Cropping, Seasons

A green future for nitrate fertilisers

Global fertiliser giant, Yara, is banking on ‘green’ ammonia in its bid to slash its carbon footprint by 30 per cent within a decade and…

Cropping, Seasons

How post-emergence nutrition affects broadacre crops

Post-emergence in broadacre crops is a critical time to set up crops for flowering, pollination, and harvest. Plants undergo extreme growth at this time, which…

Cropping, Seasons

Managing winter cereal crops for maximum performance

With most regions of Australia experiencing good seasonal conditions heading into winter, management of autumn-sown forage and dual-purpose cereal grazing crops to fill winter feed…

Cropping, Seasons

Fungicide spray window in southern canola crops a game changer

The introduction of Aviator® Xpro® to control sclerotinia in canola on Mark Harmer’s Victorian property has delivered both a significant yield advantage, and a much…

Cropping, Seasons

ProGibb SG fills the winter feed gap

One of the biggest issues facing livestock producers is keeping stock fed during the winter feed gap. Pasture depletion during cooler weather and cold soil…

Agronomy, Cropping, Seasons

Tank mixing hints and tips

It’s not just what you put in the spray tank that matters. Tank mixing has to be done correctly to make spraying safe and effective.…

Cropping

Timing the incorporation of pre-emergent chemicals

Without incorporation, many active constituents have a greater disposition for breakdown and loss due to issues such as volatilisation and photodegradation. Incorporation of chemicals is…

Cropping, Tech notes

Perfect conditions for the worst of the slugs

Conditions for slug activity and breeding throughout the south of Australia have been ideal, thanks to good rainfall since last spring. One of the most…

Agronomy, Cropping

Monitoring your legume crop

It is incredibly important, particularly when planting a new legume species, to monitor it closely and observe any under performing areas, as well as the…

Cropping

Is serradella the right choice?

Serradella can be a handy source of feed for livestock or a nitrogen-rich break crop, and Elders WA central-west agronomist Ben McGillivray says a basic…

Cropping

NSW government announces $50m in mouse plague support

Elders has welcomed the NSW Government announcement of a support package worth $50m to help fight the worsening mouse plague currently engulfing the state. The…

Corporate, Cropping