Hail, lodging hit promising winter crops in southern NSW

A destructive hail storm that swept across a wide swathe of farming country in the Junee region of southern NSW on Tuesday shredded cereal crops, pulverised pastures and stripped canola crops down to bare stalks…Read More

Neil Lyon, September 24, 2020

Recruitment: Skills acquisition to build a career in agriculture

There are satisfying and wide-ranging career opportunities in agriculture from entry level right through to senior executive positions. Those planning such a career should plan to acquire the skills required…Read More

Grain Central, September 21, 2020

Grain sector faces new opportunities, challenges on the way to 2030

Population growth and changing consumer dietary preferences will be positives for the grain industry over the next decade, but there will be challenges from international competition, trade tensions and climate change…Read More

Neil Lyon, September 18, 2020

Virtual AGM relays GrainGrowers’ achievements, election results

GrainGrowers used the COVID-safe medium of virtual technology to run its 62nd AGM yesterday and announce the results of the election of Western Region grower directors…Read More

Neil Lyon, September 17, 2020

Crop sector leads ag’s drought recovery despite COVID-19: ABARES

Agriculture’s crop-led recovery from drought remains on track but falling prices and global economic uncertainty from COVID-19 are forecast to temper earnings, according to ABARES…Read More

Grain Central, September 15, 2020

Recruitment: How do your employees feel about performance reviews?

Around 41pc of Australian employees have experienced a performance review, according to employment website Seek’s Insights Report. Of those, only a little over half said they felt confident going into their review…Read More

Grain Central, September 14, 2020

WA winter crop runs dry as weather warms

Recent unexpected early spring rainfall in WA has helped with crop grain-fill, although for most regions of the WA grain belt it will only buy another week or two until more rain is needed to avoid a sharp drop in grain yield potential…Read More

Grain Central, September 11, 2020

Mice threaten NSW-Qld winter crop, summer plantings

Northern NSW and southern Queensland grain growers are being encouraged to bait for mice, with mouse numbers expected to rise under favourable conditions across the region…Read More

Grain Central, September 10, 2020

Oil companies authorised to cooperate to secure fuel supplies during COVID-19

Oil refiners have been granted authorisation by the ACCC to continue cooperating on measures to improve the security of fuel supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic…Read More

Grain Central, September 10, 2020

NSW leads expected bounce back in national winter crop to 47.9Mt: ABARES

Australian winter crop production is forecast to increase by 64pc in 2020-21, with NSW expected to have its second biggest winter crop in a decade, according to ABARES’ September 2020 Australian Crop Report…Read More

Grain Central, September 8, 2020

New quinoa variety to underpin fledgling industry

Australia’s first open access, locally bred quinoa variety, Kruso White, was launched in Kununurra, WA, today…Read More

Grain Central, September 8, 2020

Growers go to the polls to elect western directors

Voting is currently underway for GrainGrowers Western Region Board of directors with the results to be announced at the organisation’s first ever virtual AGM on 16 September 2020…Read More

Grain Central, September 8, 2020

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