Researchers find key herbicide resistance gene in annual ryegrass

Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) researchers have identified a key gene in annual ryegrass responsible for the weed’s resistance to seven different herbicide chemistries from five modes-of-action. Annual ryegrass is considered one of the major weeds in Australian broadacre cropping systems and populations are commonly resistant to one or more herbicides. The discovery of this […]

High Productivity Vehicles transporting primary products to and from rural properties gets a red tape cut

The Farm Gate Access Network was developed in partnership between the NSW Government, Livestock Bulk and Rural Carriers Association, NSW Farmers and local government. It introduces conditional area-wide access for Higher Productivity Vehicles transporting grain or livestock in participating council areas.  Supported by the NHVR, the pilot will reduce red-tape for farmers and transport operators […]