Less canola is on the cards
More hay and less canola is set to be the sowing trend around Elmore, Colbinabbin and Rochester, according to a Landmark agronomist.
Drier and warmer than average seasonal conditions in cropping regions during December and January reduced prospects of summer crop production in 2018-19 according to the latest Australian Crop Report.
Many cropping farmers will be banking on the weather this season, with hopes of a better season hinging on a good autumn break.
A desire to help farmers reduce crop losses has led one scientist to create an innovative device that can detect fungal diseases in the air.
A chance for farmers to see machinery in action was the point of a cropping and tillage day held at the Elmore Field Days site on Wednesday.
Women in the grains industry with an ambition to shape the future of Australia’s food and fibre sector are encouraged to apply for the National Farmers’ Federation’s 2019 Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program.
Communicating and connecting with end consumers was a strong and emerging theme at this year’s VFF Grains Conference.
Growers in Dookie, Echuca and surrounding areas are set to be given an insight into what makes top performing grain-growing businesses, with a range of workshops next week.
A new mechanical weeding machine is quickly attracting keen interest from grain growers.
Multi-species cover cropping is the most effective way to improve soil health, and has the potential to reverse damage caused by years of conventional full-tillage farming practices, according to a report by Nuffield scholar Alex Nixon.
A crop that is used mainly to feed poultry and pigs has been grown at a Kialla property by an African pair, who say it is commonly eaten by humans on their native continent.
Grain growers across the nation are being provided with important new data to inform their crop variety choices for the 2019 season.
An innovative approach to preparing for the coming cropping season will enable pulse growers to hear from leading industry experts without leaving the farm.
The management of early season canola pests will be the focus of a series of workshops throughout Corowa and Deniliquin later this month.
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