Tech Services - Elders Rural Services

Oats and sorghum combination hit weight-gain sweet spot

Combining new rust-resistant forage oat varieties with staged grazing of sweet forage sorghum is helping livestock producers hit the sweet spot of palatability and fibre…

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Mice plague slices a third off central Queensland crops

A mice plague has arrived in central Queensland and is set to slash yields by a third according to agronomists, worsening the prospects for farmers…

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Farming for the future with new technology at Struan Demonstration Farm

Australia’s farmers understand that long-term profitability depends on how they optimise the performance of their land. That means conserving and investing in that asset for…

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Kill-all no cure-all for fall armyworm

Australia’s voracious new pest, the fall armyworm, is rapidly spreading south and a leading front-line industry advisor says while drastic extermination measures often fail, a…

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Peeling back the layers on herd performance

Picture a crossbred heifer at weaning, tag #1839. She weighs 310 kilograms, 20kg above the average weight of her peers. She is as long as…

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Grain prices, looking to India, on-target spraying and remote scouting

The big picture for grain markets and the short-term price outlook were matched with on-farm spraying and remote monitoring technology breakthroughs at the most recent…

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India’s opportunity for Australian barley

India’s thirst for 500,000 metric tonnes of malting barley each year presents an opportunity for Australia after Chinese demand, which had accounted for 70 per…

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Satellite crop monitoring myth busting and the next breakthrough

The chance meeting of an agriculture economist and a former defence data processing expert has brought breakthroughs in remote crop monitoring, the next Elders Presents…

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Catch up on the latest livestock breakthroughs revealed at Elders Presents!

Last week’s Elders Presents session featured four speakers explaining breakthroughs in livestock technology. Dr Mark Trotter, Central Queensland University, cut through the hype about how…

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Elders Presents series covers summer grain production this season 

The fourth instalment in the Elders Presents series saw Thomas Elder Markets provided independent advice on supply and price expectations for the upcoming summer grains…

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Things to think about this spring: Sheep

Extreme drought and bushfires over the past 12 months have left Australian sheep flock numbers at record lows. With the spring joining and weaning season…

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Things to think about this spring: Winter crop

Every year, winter grain growers are presented with several scenarios for the spring season. It is paramount that every scenario, and the impact that it…

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