AUSVEG supports National Biosecurity Strategy as a positive step in protecting our industry

AUSVEG is the national peak industry body for vegetable and potato growers and represents over 3,500 producers with farmgate production worth $4.9 billion in value annually and is firmly behind the NBS AUSVEG, Australia’s peak industry body for vegetable and potato growers, has welcomed the announcement from Federal Agriculture Minister Senator Murray Watt of Australia’s […]

John Deere Service Technician of the Year a Harvester specialists

Women were highly represented at the second annual John Deere Technician Awards and claimed the top prize Jaymee Ireland, a qualified technician eager to see more women in mechanical trades in the agriculture sector, has been named Australian Agriculture Service Technician of the Year at the second annual John Deere Technician Awards 2022. Employed by […]

Upbeat end as diggers dealers head into interesting times 

In more ways than one, the third and final day of this year’s Diggers & Dealers Mining Forum in Kalgoorlie epitomised the adaptability of the industry it serves. Forecasts of gale-force winds reaching 90km an hour were enough to – correctly – scare Diggers organisers into action and clear out the massive marquee, which houses […]

John Deere 9500 Self-Propelled Forage Harvester launched during milestone year

John Deere celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 9000 Series Self-Propelled Forage Harvester (SPFH) with the release of the 9500 SPFH in August 2022 The innovative harvester will deliver more power, precision and productivity to Australian farmers and is a fitting milestone celebrating John Deere’s half-century commitment to supporting the nation’s agriculture sector with industry-best […]

Grain growers may have a way to mitigate frost damage if in season research pays off

A novel in-season approach currently underway may be the answer for growers to avoid frost damage losses A research project is currently underway to help Australian grain growers protect against or avoid frost damage in wheat, barley and canola crops by varying their in-season agronomic practices. Frosts are difficult to predict, understand and manage and […]

Bourgault Paralink coulter drills can be built to suit your unique seeding situation

As you would expect from the most advanced disc seeder with the widest range of industry options Bourgault offer two styles of openers with a perfect match to suit your farm Bourgault’s 3820 range of single-disc seeders are making full use of the new ParaLink™ Row Opener (PLR™). This newly designed single-disc opener utilises highly […]

Foot-and-mouth disease is a threat that demands more action for producers

If you are watching the current FMD threat and think your view is playing in slow motion – it isn’t – it’s the lack of real action that is relaying that feeling Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is highly contagious and a deadly health threat to all split-hoofed animals including cattle, sheep, goats, camelids, deer and pigs. […]