Broadacre Farming in Australia

Improving farmer access to crucial Agvet chemical products

CropLife Australia warmly welcomed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, the Hon Barnaby Joyce's announcement of an initiative to further improve Australian farmers' access to crucial crop protection products.

Region’s best crops on show at RASQ awards

The Royal Agricultural Society of Queensland (RASQ) Queensland Country Life Grains Outlook crop competition has again showcased the region’s best crops, with the most widely planted summer and winter crops, sorghum and wheat, hitting big numbers in the yield stakes.

Ancient genes to protect modern wheat

Scientists from The University of Queensland are undertaking world-first research into ancient wheats to ensure the crop's future.

Workshop probes new tools and technologies

For growers living in a digital age, understanding how technology can be practicably applied to their farming operations is valuable knowledge.

Protecting our pollinators through Indigenous knowledge

What does a cappuccino and a zucchini have in common? The existence of both is reliant on industrious creatures called pollinators.

Australia’s farm production forecast to top $60 billion


The gross value of Australia’s farm production is forecast to pass $60 billion for the first time next financial year, according to the latest ABARES figures.

Garah grower looks to plant genetics for higher yields

Grower Tom Ferguson is looking to better plant genetics to increase wheat yields at Garah in northern New South Wales.

Wellington grower selects triazine canola from toolbox

In a season of weather-related setbacks, growers in the state’s upper southeast like Neil Ziersch could at least report some valuable insights into integrated weed management (IWM) alongside modest income from cropping.

Why move to Roundup-Triazine canola?

When it comes to growing canola, one of the key decisions is which herbicide system to use to set up paddocks for following rotations.

Jodi rolls up her sleeves and carries on

Winning the Suncorp Bank/Agricultural Societies Council of NSW Dryland Field Wheat Competition for the second time in three years proves the Browning family of Narromine must be doing something right.

Annual rice scholarships awarded

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has announced the recipients of their 2016 tertiary scholarship awards.

Be aware of a new stink bug menace

The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is asking people to be aware of the possibility of a new type of stink bug arriving in Australia via travellers and freight.