Oilseeds

Nasty spring cuts Australian canola forecast 21pc to 1.9Mt: AOF

A dry spring in all but mainland Australia’s southernmost growing areas has prompted a 21-per-cent cut in the Australian Oilseeds Federation tonnage estimate for the canola crop now being harvested…Read More

Grain Central, November 18, 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

Sheep-fodder value shrinks NSW canola as seed hits market

A dry growing season and strong lamb values have seen roughly half the NSW canola crop cut for hay or grazed out, and seed now being harvested is meeting good demand from crushers…Read More

Liz Wells, November 8, 2019

Tweaking harvester settings reduces canola losses + VIDEO

Regularly adjusting harvester settings could dramatically boost profits for farmers by reducing canola losses from the back of harvesters…Read More

Grain Central, October 8, 2019

New mill option for weed seed destruction

A new weed seed impact mill from Canada will give Australian growers a third option for destroying weed seeds – adding to the Australian-built iHSD and Seed Terminator…Read More

Cindy Benjamin, October 18, 2019

SwarmFarm teams with Roesner to build autonomous fertiliser spreader

CQ-based SwarmFarm Robotics has signed a memorandum of understanding with WA-based Roesner to develop a fully autonomous fertiliser spreader…Read More

Grain Central, October 17, 2019

Spotlight on the future at AgTeCH 2019 + PICS

Robotics, drone technology, automation and precision agriculture all came under the spotlight at AgTeCH 2019 in the Central Queensland rural centre of Emerald yesterday…Read More

Neil Lyon, November 7, 2019

Tweaking genes in wild plants can create new food crops

CRISPR gene editing has opened up new opportunities for developing higher performing crops, but as a society we need to work out how such technology and plants will be regulated to ensure safety and acceptability…Read More

James Hereward and Caitlin Curtis, University of Queensland, November 4, 2019

The future has arrived at AgTeCH 2019

AgTeCH 2019, the largest regionally-based dedicated agtech forum in Australia, is set to take centre stage in the Central Queensland town of Emerald on Wednesday, November 6…Read More

Grain Central, October 24, 2019

SwarmFarm teams with Roesner to build autonomous fertiliser spreader

CQ-based SwarmFarm Robotics has signed a memorandum of understanding with WA-based Roesner to develop a fully autonomous fertiliser spreader…Read More

Grain Central, October 17, 2019

Digital connectivity crucial to boost rural inclusion

A Resilient Regions Week session in Toowoomba heard rural Queensland’s digital inclusion rate lags that of large cities, and needs to be addressed if agriculture wants to keep abreast with other sectors…Read More

Liz Wells, October 4, 2019

Trapping atoms to protect Australia’s groundwater

A unique new facility launched today at the University of Adelaide will help protect Australia’s precious groundwater from overuse and contamination…Read More

Grain Central, September 20, 2019

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