Farm management software

How to make use of all that farm data

Collecting on-farm data is one thing, but being able to analyse, interpret and act on that data can be a whole other ball game. A free webinar organised by the Future Farmers Network hopes to unlock some of the secrets to making use of all that data…Read More

Grain Central, April 10, 2019

Mixed farmers lead charge as DataFarming mapping passes 3Mha

DataFarming’s entry-level platform has more than 3 million hectares of Australia mapped, with mixed farmers among its biggest users as tough decisions about stocking rates and crops are made…Read More

Liz Wells, October 4, 2018

Ag tech offers new rural job opportunities: AgTeCH2019

The ag tech revolution may be replacing some traditional work roles on farms, but at the same time it has the potential to open new employment opportunities, attract newcomers to agriculture and help farmers retain staff…Read More

Neil Lyon, November 8, 2019

Drones join search for skeleton weed

Drones will join in the search across WA farmlands this summer for skeleton weed which can tie up nitrogen and soil moisture, and cut crop yields…Read More

Grain Central, November 8, 2019

World’s first metabolism-based glyphosate resistance

Scientists have found the world’s first case of metabolism-based resistance to glyphosate in samples of barnyard grass taken from the Ord River region of Western Australia…Read More

Peter Newman, AHRI, November 14, 2019

How can I implement the ‘mix and rotate’ strategy to combat herbicide resistance?

Mixing and rotating herbicide modes of action is a key strategy in controlling troublesome weeds, but it must be implemented within a diverse weed management program…Read More

Tony Lockrey, AMPS Agribusiness consulting agronomist, November 14, 2019

Cereal killer’s deadly touch could lead to new wheat threat

Scientists have uncovered the origins of the world’s deadliest strain of cereal rust disease which threatens global food security…Read More

Grain Central, November 13, 2019

Improving soil health with manure and cover crops: Nuffield

Dryland farmers looking to ensure ongoing profitability amid challenging terms of trade can improve their soil’s health, water holding capacity and water use efficiency through the strategic use of manure and greater crop diversity…Read More

Grain Central, November 12, 2019

Sydney to host 2020 World Congress on Oils & Fats

Those with an interest in broadacre oilseeds can find out how their extracts compare with those from horticultural, plantation and even marine sources at the 2020 World Congress on Oils and Fats to be held in Australia next year…Read More

Liz Wells, November 11, 2019

Safeguard canola with a fertiliser rate check

A simple check on fertiliser rates may be the difference between delayed or reduced crop emergence and achieving target plant populations this season…Read More

Grain Central, May 14, 2019

Canola blackleg breakthrough set to deliver new varieties

Researchers have identified genetic regions which could be used to develop new canola varieties with durable resistance to blackleg disease…Read More

Grain Central, May 7, 2019

RR canola out-returns OP TT in WA trial

A large-scale trial in Western Australia, which compared open pollinated triazine tolerant (OP TT) canola to Roundup Ready (RR) canola, has demonstrated a $105 per hectare benefit for RR over OP TT…Read More

Grain Central, March 18, 2019

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