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Queensland’s new reef regulations – what you need to know

You’d be hard pressed finding a Queensland farmer who doesn’t love the Great Barrier Reef. It’s a symbol of sorts – grand, beautiful, one of a kind, with an emotional…

Cattle, Cropping, Tech Services

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

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

Graduate agronomist makes once-in-a-lifetime and daily discoveries

The graduate agronomist who found the first fall armyworm in Australia infected with a deadly fungus says it shows how exciting agronomy can be, despite…

Agronomy, Careers, Cropping

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

New pulse herbicide in field of its own

The opportunity for winter grain growers to control problem grass weeds and mitigate herbicide resistance in the pulse phase of cropping programs, as well as…

Cropping, 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

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

Effective snail control starts now in Vines

Many grape growers have had a long battle with snails this season. Last autumn through to spring, conditions were ideal for snail breeding in vineyards…

Cropping, Seasons

SA grain growers reap benefits from seed treatment combo

Protecting your cereal crop during the vulnerable establishment stage is a strategy that has paid off for SA grain growers Simon and Nick McCormack. Simon…

Cropping, Farm Supplies, Seasons