Agronomy - Elders Rural Services

In Your Corner: The Lehmann’s story

The Lehmann family started farming as pioneer settlers in 1871 when the Caltowie district, located in South Australia’s mid north, was cut up from sheep…

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Embracing change, investing in human capital and agri-innovation

The only constant in agriculture is change. It’s a mantra that encapsulates both the challenges and opportunities that face Australian grain growers. Growers face change…

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Elders expands investment in Australia’s next-gen agronomists

The Graduate Agronomy Program, run by Elders’ flagship research and development arm, Thomas Elder Institute (TEI) has strengthened its commitment to Australia’s budding agros, increasing…

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Let’s Talk Pasture Manipulation

Balancing weed control, sheep feed availability and timing is a tricky job. Unpredictable seasonal rainfall has highlighted the importance of getting on top of weedy…

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Elders agronomists enlist tech tools to go the extra mile

Twenty-three-year-old Harry Brown began his career as an agronomist at Elders Mildura seven months ago and despite the challenges of extremely low rainfall and tough…

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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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Supercharging agri-growth with Australia’s best and brightest

This week, Elders announced the expansion of our technical services offering to include a brand new commercial advisory business – Thomas Elder Consulting (TEC) –…

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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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Bright future beckons for Elders agronomy recruits

A fulfilling career in agriculture beckons for two of Australia’s best and brightest young agronomists who have just entered into the Elders Graduate Agronomy Program.…

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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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