Agriculture Victoria’s cereal pathology team at the Grains Innovation Park at Horsham is testing 55,000 wheat, barley, oat and triticale varieties to determine their susceptibility or resistance to 10 different foliar diseases.
The Birchip Cropping Group (BCG) in northern Victoria will celebrate the official opening of a new laboratory facility in Birchip on Wednesday 4 July.
Rain in New South Wales and Queensland has caused southern wheat and barley values to drop $10-$15 per tonne in recent days, but the northern market has shown much less weakness.
Leading Victorian hay and grain producer Jenharwill Baling is offering its 6500-hectare holding at Elmore for sale by expression of interest through CBRE Agribusiness.
Major end-users like feedlots have joined graziers in the market for prompt-delivered feedgrains and cottonseed as the reality of the dry winter now upon us hits home.
Rain across the southern farming regions of Victoria and South Australia this week has come at a crucial time for winter cropping programs.
Australia’s January-March canola exports have hit 1.1 million tonnes based on a strong sales program to European crushers, and the industry is now coming to terms with the failure of an early planting rain to eventuate in many of Australia’s canola-growing regions.
Pulse exporter Agromin Australia has expanded its market share in South Asia through becoming a stakeholder in Victorian packing house, Peaco,
WorkSafe Victoria has commenced conducting workplace inspections of quad bikes and, if a risk of roll over is identified and an employer does not take reasonably practicable measures to control the risk, an improvement notice may be issued.
Riordan Grains has kicked off its 2018 export program with the loading of a cargo of barley bound for China.