Forklift still running after 20 years on the job for heavy agricultural manufacturer

Large-scale agricultural stone-roller manufacturer Ki-Ki Engineering still runs its 20 year old 2.5 tonnes Toyota forklift for all the heavy lifting It was a case of ‘same again, thanks’ for a South Australian-based agricultural equipment manufacturer, when it came to getting a new Toyota forklift. Ki-Ki Engineering, based in the small town of Ki Ki […]

UWA researchers discover cause of devastating Faba bean gall disease

Breakthrough research has shown previous gall disease control measures were ineffective because they were targeting the wrong plant pathogen Researchers at The University of Western Australia have identified the cause of the devastating faba bean gall disease for the first time, a disease that causes significant destruction of bean crops in Ethiopia and China. When […]

Climate clarity needed for growing and continued ag exports says QFF

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is calling on the Australian Government to provide clarity around emissions reductions targets and support to achieve them to ensure the state’s agriculture sector remains competitive in the global market. Following an Earth Day Leaders’ Summit on Climate hosted by United States President Joe Biden involving 40 countries, many of […]