Focusing on profitable decisions
A farm business forum at Elmore this month will add impetus to local grain growers’ efforts to build the profitability of their enterprises.
Australian farmers might be enduring the worst drought in history, but the Grassland Society of Southern Australia’s annual conference in Creswick will hear forecasts of a silver lining on the horizon.
The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has officially requested doubling the Rice Research and Development Levy paid by growers.
With farmers struggling through drought, the Victorian Government’s sheep and beef drought-feeding books have gone virtual, alongside a range of online management tools to help farmers respond to the tough conditions.
About 100 farmers and agribusiness professionals heard from a range of speakers at the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Farm to Profit Farm Business Update at Mulwala last week.
Riverina rice growers have delivered one of the lowest rice crops in their history.
Tough is the word Grains Research and Development Corporation Northern Region Panel member Andrew McFadyen is using to describe the current seasonal conditions across much of NSW’s grain growing regions.
Deniliquin farmer Kellie Crossley has been invited to be the keynote speaker at the annual Women in Rice lunch in Finley on Friday.
Crop protection and pesticide application expert Bill Gordon is looking forward to the challenges presented in his new role as the grains biosecurity officer for NSW.
Australia is staring down the barrel of another lower-than-average winter crop, as ongoing dry weather hinders planting across much of the nation according to Rabobank’s latest winter crop outlook.
Canola growers are being reminded to abide by herbicide labels as part of an industry-wide effort to avoid unacceptable chemical residues.
A robust, national and public grain stocks reporting regime is essential to give growers confidence that there is a need to import grains to meet a domestic supply shortage, according to NSW Farmers.
New research has found that a hormone produced by plants under stress can be applied to crops to alleviate the damage caused by salty soils.
The soil sampling phase of a new Grains Research and Development Corporation investment has been successfully completed as the project team now looks to provide nutrient recommendations based on the results.
Human remains were discovered in dense bushland in Mooroopna on Wednesday afternoon. The body was found in the vicinity of Common Track by members of the public who quickly notified police. Shepparton Police processed the site in the early hours of...
A hotel in Mooroopna is currently taped off by police due to an assault that took place on the premises overnight. Shepparton Crime Investigation Unit acting sergeant Jeff Wren said a person has been hospitalised following the incident. He said the...
Powercor expects power will be restored in Tatura after midday today, after mass outages occurred across the town yesterday afternoon. The first reports of power outages in Tatura were at 3.30pm, due to high winds and heavy rainfall. A Powercor...
AN ECHUCA grandmother was confronted and may have been assaulted just after 6pm. Her family has posted security video in a bid to identify her attacker, who had been waiting on the veranda of the woman’s High St home. In their Facebook post the...