‘First look’ climate outlook for April-June 2019

There are ‘near-equal’ chances of a wetter or drier three months for most of Australia, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s ‘first-look’ climate outlook for April to June 2019. ..Read More

Grain Central, March 18, 2019

Weather at key growth stages predicts US Midwest corn yield and grain quality

Researchers studying corn production in the Midwest of the United States have developed an algorithm to predict both end-of-season yield and grain quality by analysing weather patterns during three important stages in corn development…Read More

Grain Central, March 14, 2019

New look and feel for Grain Central website

Take a moment to read these helpful tips on finding your way around the new-look Grain Central website which has a cleaner, simpler look; is easier to navigate; and has a host of new features and functions to reflect industry trends…Read More

Grain Central, February 19, 2019

New ‘shark tank’ funding approach to tackle ag health/safety

A new partnership of rural research and development corporations, called the Rural Safety and Health Alliance, will invest in finding solutions – such as ‘shark tank’ project funding – to reduce work, health and safety risks in the agricultural sector…Read More

Grain Central, January 18, 2019

Daily Market Wire 18 January 2019

Grain markets closed higher overnight on rumours of US export wheat sales, and on trade repositioning ahead of Monday’s US public holiday. ..Read More

Lachstock Consulting, January 18, 2019

Take care this Christmas

Christmas is a great opportunity to enjoy a well-earned break with family and friends, but it’s also a time when preventable farm accidents often spike – with children and inexperienced visitors typically most at risk. ..Read More

Grain Central, December 21, 2018

Dry September cuts winter crop prospects by 15pc: ABARES

Commodity forecaster, ABARES, has dramatically cut its Australian winter crop production estimate for 2018/19 to 28.22 million tonnes (Mt), down 15 per cent on the September forecast of 33.2Mt…Read More

Grain Central, October 26, 2018

$1.5 billion for Basin businesses to upgrade water infrastructure

Irrigators and businesses across the Murray-Darling Basin now have the opportunity to apply for the Australian Government’s $1.5 billion water infrastructure program.

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Grain Central, September 12, 2018

Daily Market Wire 12 September 2018

Grain and oilseed markets closed lower across the board in overnight trading, while the Australian cash market holds steady, with concerns about increased dryness, and upcoming harvest pressure, cancelling out each other…Read More

Lachstock Consulting, September 12, 2018

Study: Large agriculture vehicles on roads pose low safety risk

A new study has found large agricultural vehicles (LAVs) pose a relatively low safety risk on our roads, while recommending more public education to minimise future risks…Read More

Grain Central, August 27, 2018

New products: CaseIH and AgDNA launch new ClearVu farm map viewing software

After several years of planning, design and field-testing, ag machinery leader Case IH has combined map viewing software and farm management systems in a new product designed to assist farmers with the increasing complexities around running profitable and efficient farm businesses…Read More

Grain Central, August 22, 2018

Storage at Corson’s Warwick maize mill set to jump to 13,800t

On-site storage capacity is about to more than double at Australia’s largest maize mill, Corson’s Defiance Maize Products at Warwick…Read More

Liz Wells, August 8, 2018

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