Sugar, barley top performers
Following a large monthly gain of 6.5 per cent in September, the NAB Rural Commodities Index has continued to perform well month-on-month, rising a further 1.8 per cent in October.
Spurred on by conversations with his peers at planting time, third generation central NSW rice grower Drew Braithwaite had long been searching for more innovative ways to market and trade his produce.
A new dual-purpose, high yielding APH wheat is the first variety to be launched out of plant breeding company AGT’s recently established winter breeding program based at Wagga Wagga in NSW.
A combination of extreme dry weather and damaging frost will deliver Australia its smallest winter crop in 10 years, according to Rabobank in its recently-released Winter Crop Production Outlook.
A $5billion fund to guard Australian farmers against future droughts will be at the heart of the Federal Government’s plan to tackle barren conditions over the next decade.
Key developments are set to bolster harvester-integrated weed seed destructor technology, ensuring growers are even better prepared for the 2018 harvest and beyond.
Profitability is more important than gross value, according to Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences executive director Steve Hatfield-Dodds.
Youanmite cropping farmer Tony Clurey has been forced to cut his canola and wheat early for hay as the dry conditions put pressure on northern Victorian farmers.
Driven by the market demand for more power, more efficiency and more productivity in self-propelled forage harvesters with a transport width of less than 3m, John Deere is introducing an additional model to its 8000 Series line-up for 2019.
Grain growers and spray operators can now access a practical guide explaining how to maintain efficacy when using coarser spray qualities in line with new restrictions to the use of 2,4-D.
The Grains Research and Development Corporation is assisting growers with their farm business decision-making through the release of new national resources.
A new world-leading crop research centre in South Australia will boost prosperity for farmers, according to Australian Grain Technologies.
VicRoads is supporting farmers during the harvest season by allowing larger loads on approved heavy vehicles under the Grain Harvest Management Scheme
Grain growers who this year cut moisture-stressed and frost-affected crops for hay and silage are advised to record their crop management strategies and the outcomes for benchmarking purposes.
A 25-YEAR-OLD Kyabram man has been flown to Royal Melbourne Hospital in a critical condition after the ute he was driving collided head-on with a bus this afternoon. Police said the V/Line bus, going from Mildura to Albury, was 2km from Gunbower, on...
UPDATE: The man who brutally executed two people in Moama in 2014 will be sentenced on November 9. Daniel Poynton crossed his arms and hung his head at his NSW Supreme Court sentence hearing today. The 25-year-old pleaded guilty in June to the...
A 37-year-old woman and a 12-year-old boy have died after a truck collided with their vehicle on the Murray Valley Highway in Brimin on Friday night at about 9.30pm. The truck driver has been identified as a 31-year-old Mooroopna resident and has...