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Victoria puts 55,000 cereal varieties to the test

Guest Author, 05 July 2018

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.

New laboratory for Birchip Cropping Group

Grain Central, 29 June 2018

The Birchip Cropping Group (BCG) in northern Victoria will celebrate the official opening of a new laboratory facility in Birchip on Wednesday 4 July.  

Feedgrain Focus: South softens as rain eases northern pressure

Liz Wells, 28 June 2018

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.

Jenharwill offers Victorian hay, grain holding

Liz Wells, 25 June 2018

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.

Feedgrain Focus: End-users join graziers to extend coverage

Liz Wells, 14 June 2018

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.

Steady as it goes for southern winter crop

Neil Lyon, 01 June 2018

Rain across the southern farming regions of Victoria and South Australia this week has come at a crucial time for winter cropping programs.

Australian 2018 canola exports hit 1.1Mt as new-crop outlook slips

Liz Wells, 21 May 2018

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.

Agromin’s Peaco link helps builds pulse sales to South Asia

Grain Central, 02 May 2018

Pulse exporter Agromin Australia has expanded its market share in South Asia through becoming a stakeholder in Victorian packing house, Peaco,

Victoria begins workplace quad bike safety inspections

Grain Central, 19 March 2018

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 loads first barley cargo to China for 2018

Liz Wells, 27 February 2018

Riordan Grains has kicked off its 2018 export program with the loading of a cargo of barley bound for China.