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New seed varieties offer great potential

Darren Pech, Senior Agronomist at Elders Jamestown, SA talks about some promising new seed varieties that have been released this year. New barley varieties Although…

Agronomy, Cropping, Farm Supplies

Lamb survival and dystocia

Lamb survival is a hot topic among producers and researchers alike. Elders livestock production advisor Emma Shattock has the latest on how to lift lamb survival rates. Research…

Animal Health, Sheep, Tech Services


Process potato harvesting on Tasmania’s northwest coast

Senior agronomist Simon Nowell of Tasmania’s northwest coast says potato harvests are looking good but growers should look out for three problems affecting quality and yield this season. Potatoes…

Agronomy, Cropping

The wisdom of a woolly

Though wrapped in wool all his life, Mal Nicholls has nonetheless taken a few knocks along the way, which have only made him a better…


Play hard ball on brucellosis and Barbers Pole

With many flocks in the rebuild phase, now is the time to check ram testicles, pasture quality, take action to minimise Barbers Pole and plan for transitions to…

Animal Health, Sheep


One of south west Victoria’s most historic rural holdings

Elders Rural Services Australia Limited is pleased to present for sale ‘Purrumbete’, one of south west Victoria’s most historic landmark estates, widely regarded for its…

Corporate, Real Estate

Elders trainee to senior manager: Matt Tinkler’s story

Becoming an Elders trainee can take you just about anywhere, including into management, just ask Matt Tinkler, Elders Victoria and Riverina livestock manager! We chatted with…

Careers, Corporate


Elders announced as Adelaide Symphony Orchestra major regional touring partner

Elders is pleased to announce a new Major Regional partnership with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. This partnership will support the ASO to play a leading…



Ballarat’s Eboni Knights kicks off a career in livestock

Standing high above the pen of stirring cattle, Eboni Knights is at the epicentre of the sale, leaning on the rail alongside the auctioneer as…

Careers, Cattle, Corporate


Queensland’s new reef regulations – what you need to know

You’d be hard pressed finding a Queensland farmer who doesn’t love the Great Barrier Reef. It’s a symbol of sorts – grand, beautiful, one of a kind, with an emotional…

Cattle, Cropping, Tech Services


Managing mice coming up to planting

Overrun with mice? Elders agronomist Emily Young has some simple tips for growers as they plant winter crops with high mice populations. Monitor paddocks Check…

Cropping, Farm Supplies, Latest News

Gold the new standard for wheat

Commercially available for the first time this season, a new variety of wheat, Gold, is wowing agronomists with its yields, protein, low screenings and resilience.…

Agronomy, Cropping, Tech Services