Trelleborg teams up with John Deere and Lemken to hold a joint paddock demo

Some of the world’s best known agricultural equipment manufacturers impressed with a combined demonstration that showed how far tyre technology has improved furrow drawn implement performance Heilongjiang China was the venue,one of China’s most important breadbaskets, as the demonstrations gave insights into how farmers can achieve better results through advanced solutions. Two comparative demonstrations were […]

Billions of honey bees kick off the start of pollination season

The almond flowering season has burst into full bloom with flowers being cross-pollinated by billions of honey bees moving pollen throughout the orchards Billions of honey bees are in full flight to almond orchards along the River Murray in South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales, in what is a critical annual pilgrimage to support […]

Climate change costing farmers $29,000 per farm each year report reveals

A recent report has examined the effects of current and possible future changes in climate on the profitability of local farms and it reveals it is costing farmers’ more money to throw of its effects. The report led by Dr Jared Greenville provided a detailed picture of the adaptation challenge facing the agricultural sector. “Seasonal […]

The total cost of farm pests and invasive species tops $390 billion

With that cost likely to rise unless better investments, reporting and coordinated interventions are introduced In just the last 60 years alone, deliberately or accidentally introduced invasive species has cost the farm economy almost $360 billion, a new analysis has revealed. While feral cats are the single-most costly individual species, costs arising from the management […]

Common wheat disease Strobilurin resistance in Septoria tritici blotch confirmed in SA

Wheat growers are being urged to monitor the effectiveness of fungicides this season after the common wheat disease, Septoria tritici blotch (STB), was discovered to be resistant to Group 11 fungicides (strobilurins). Researchers from the Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM), a co-investment by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and Curtin University, […]

AEGIC opens up Indonesia-Australia trade catalyst for increased exports

AEGIC welcomes the establishment of Katalis, a new economic co-operation hub between Indonesia and Australia which will help drive grain trade between the two countries. Katalis – which means “catalyst” in Bahasa Indonesia – will play a crucial role in facilitating grain opportunities as part of the broader Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), which celebrates […]