Recruitment: Four hints to help give constructive feedback to employees

The end of the calendar year is often a time for performance reviews for staff. Any effective agribusiness leader needs the ability to give constructive feedback and criticism to personnel during this time…Read More

Grain Central, December 13, 2021

Floodplain harvesting a risk for Victorian irrigators

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has outlined the risk for Victorian irrigators arising from floodplain harvesting in the NSW Northern Murray Darling Basin…Read More

Grain Central, August 30, 2021

Mice numbers set to flare again in spring

Farmers in NSW are being urged to monitor paddocks and bait cards as predictive modelling forecasts show a high risk of a mouse outbreak in spring…Read More

Grain Central, August 16, 2021

Lower currency continues to buoy Australian agriculture: NAB

A lower-than-expected Australian dollar combined with good seasonal conditions continue to buoy the outlook for Australian agriculture, according to NAB’s July Rural Commodities Wrap…Read More

Grain Central, July 30, 2021

Farm safety focus on Mother’s Day

To coincide with Mother’s Day this Sunday, the CWA of Victoria is calling for farms and agribusinesses to completely rethink their approach to safety…Read More

Grain Central, May 7, 2021

SA project tackles emerging soil acidity

A new two-year pH soil mapping project is underway in South Australia’s lower North and Yorke Peninsula aimed at tackling the emerging problem of soil acidity…Read More

Grain Central, April 23, 2021

Safety initiatives aim to drive down farm-related accidents, fatalities

Farmsafe Australia and WorkSafe Victoria have launched farm safety initiatives aimed at significantly reducing injuries and fatalities in agriculture by 2030…Read More

Grain Central, March 18, 2021

Rural Australia marks International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day has been marked by rural Australia, recognising the vital role women play in all facets of life…Read More

Grain Central, March 8, 2021

‘It’s never you, until it is’: Campaign targets ‘bulletproof’ farm safety attitudes

A confronting new WorkSafe campaign in Victoria is highlighting that farm deaths and life-changing injuries can happen to anyone who doesn’t prioritise safety…Read More

Grain Central, March 2, 2021

Seasonal conditions determine risk of Russian Wheat Aphid attack

Different rainfall patterns and the presence of a ‘green bridge’ are key determinants of the level of risk Russian Wheat Aphid poses to crop yields…Read More

Liz Wells, March 1, 2021

What are the megatrends shaping Australian agriculture?

ABARES and CSIRO have analysed how five megatrends shaping Australia’s food and fibre industries in coming decades will present both great opportunities and challenges for farmers, government and the economy…Read More

Grain Central, February 23, 2021

Landmark program to boost grower representation on boards

Farmers across Australia who are keen to grow strategic direction in a boardroom setting in addition to their crop rotation are encouraged to apply for a landmark program initiated by GrainGrowers…Read More

Grain Central, February 2, 2021

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