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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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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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East Gippsland Vegetable Innovation Days to go Digital in 2020

The third edition of the East Gippsland Vegetable Innovation Days (EGVID) is around the corner, with the 12-month results of industry leading in-field growing trials…

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Recovery and rehabilitation for your land after bushfire

This summer’s bushfires have had a significant impact on soil, pastures, crops, weeds and water supplies across the country. As we begin to rebuild and…

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Make hay while the sun shines – how to maximise fodder yield now

As Australia’s eastern states continue to experience some of the toughest drought conditions on record, and with temperatures forecasted to soar over the next six…

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Dry sowing canola

A dry, rainless April has left many with no choice but to dry sow in order to have all crops sown on time. This has…

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A review of BASF Sharpen for knocking down broadleaf weeds this season

Agronomist: Mick Marchant – Elders Young Product: BASF Sharpen Crop Situation: Knockdown Weeds controlled:  Wireweed Fleabane Milkthistle Melons Ryegrass Brew: 1L/100L            Hasten 1.8L/ha            …

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Weed control the most important spray operation in relation to yield outcomes

Andrew (Jack) Daniel, Elders Technical Services Manager in Warracknabeal, began using FMC Hammer when it was commercially available in early 2000. After trialing the product,…

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Let’s Talk Nitrogen application with Charlie Walker

Seasons come in many shapes and sizes and can vary significantly from one year to the next. One common denominator from year to year is…

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Insect protection a top priority for emerging pasture this season

Alan Strachan, backed by his agronomist, Rob Harrod of Albury, is placing his confidence in Pyrinex Super for insect protection this pre-emergent season, after seeing…

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Five questions to help make every spray count

Through their Target 100 program, Sinochem are helping to equip growers with the information needed to achieve better outcomes in the field. In conjunction with…

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Elders reward clients through AgriClime

After success last season, Elders Esperance, WA is encouraging their eligible clients to sign up to Syngenta’s cash-back program, AgriClime, which is designed to help…

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