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New seed varieties offer great potential

Darren Pech, Senior Agronomist at Elders Jamestown, SA talks about some promising new seed varieties that have been released this year. New barley varieties Although…

Agronomy, Cropping, Farm Supplies

Managing mice coming up to planting

Overrun with mice? Elders agronomist Emily Young has some simple tips for growers as they plant winter crops with high mice populations. Monitor paddocks Check…

Cropping, Farm Supplies, Latest News

Pre-calving and pre-lambing nutrition for ewes and cows

Now is an important time for breeders to carefully manage nutrition to to ensure less difficulties with lambing/calving, lower mortality rates, and ultimately higher marking…

Animal Health, Cattle, Farm Supplies, Latest News, Sheep

Farmer sends sheep into Alestar accredited malt barley and still gets a harvest

Alestar barley was given full Malt status just a few weeks ago and Murray Bridge mixed farmer Andrew Willis says he believes it may also…

Cropping, Farm Supplies, Sheep

Brand new classes of pre-emergents overcome resistance

Pre-emergent herbicides are on the menu for croppers right now and the good news is that there’s a suite of new chemistry available this season,…

Agronomy, Cropping, Farm Supplies

Managing cows and ewes during pregnancy

Has there ever been a better time to have breeding stock? Not in my lifetime. Both the cattle herd and sheep flock are in rebuilding…

Animal Health, Cattle, Farm Supplies, Sheep

All Clear DS – save your farmer unwanted damage

The wet conditions in the first half of summer means there may be fallow spraying over the next month or two. Get ready for autumn…

Cropping, Farm Supplies, Seasons

Overwatch® Herbicide

Overwatch® Herbicide from Agricultural Sciences Company FMC is a pre-emergent herbicide option for the control of Annual ryegrass and control and suppression of a wide range of other grass and broadleaf weeds…

Cropping, Farm Supplies, Seasons

Inoculation you can bank on

If grain legumes are part of your crop rotation, you’re probably already using seed-applied (peat) or soil-applied in-furrow (granule) inoculants to boost the yield from…

Farm Supplies, Seasons

It’s time to take a stand against resistant sheep lice

Animal health advisors are urged to encourage sheep and wool producers to adopt effective rotation programs to maintain the efficacy of all available sheep lousicides.…

Animal Health, Farm Supplies, Seasons, Sheep

Controlling Green peach aphid in canola

With most cropping areas across Australia experiencing a wetter summer this year, and the forecast of further rains ahead, many canola growers are looking forward…

Cropping, Farm Supplies, Seasons

Winter crop nutrition for 2021

By August 2020, after a number of below average seasons and in many areas no crop at all, the winter crop yield potential in many…

Agronomy, Cropping, Farm Supplies, Seasons, Tech Services