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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

Taking ag education by the horns

Helping children understand the role agriculture plays in sustainable communities is not an easy task. Surveys of students has shown that there is a disconnect…

Corporate

Eastern Cattle Market: Are we looking at more records this season?

“How high can this go?” This is the question on every livestock stakeholder’s mind this month as the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) reached 950s…

Cattle

Get prepared for stud ram season

Did you know that Elders are involved in 76 ram sales, from Esperance in the south, to Northampton in the Midwest? According to Tim Spicer,…

Sheep

Wool growers produce a hat trick of 1PP certified wool

Superfine Merino wool is in demand at the moment, and in Australia there is none finer than 1PP certified wool. Elders recently sold a remarkable…

Wool

Wool market defies predictions of carnage

Despite the predictions of carnage as some wool brokers swamped the showfloor and auction rooms with bales of wool, the market stood up rather well.…

Wool

Western Australia real estate market update

There is certainly an air of confidence throughout rural Western Australia. For the most part, crops and pastures are off to an excellent start.  Widespread…

Real Estate

Treating spot form blotch in barley

In Australia spot form net blotch (SFNB) is the most common foliar disease of barley. In a season where rainfall is sufficient to grow a…

Agronomy

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

Elders graduate program opens doors into ag for Kununurra’s Liam Pearce

Becoming an agronomist has taken Liam Pearce from Kununurra in Australia’s Top End to Manjimup in south-west WA and the next adventure will be in…

Careers, Corporate

Water trading update – week ending 2 July 2021

“We are only two days into the new water season, so there is insufficient evidence to confidently estimate the current market price of temporary water in any…

Water trading