Live export performance is improving, a new LiveCorp report has found. Credit: John Carnemolla, Shutterstock. Live export performance is improving, a new LiveCorp report has found. Credit: John Carnemolla, Shutterstock.
SHEEP

New report reveals strong live export performance

A LiveCorp report shows mortality rates on live export ships continue to improve.

24 May 2024
UWA weed scientist Roberto Busi says using paraquat tank-mixed with a residual product has shown promising results to managing ryegrass resistant to both glyphosate and paraquat. Credit: UWA.
CROPPING

Study uncovers insight into managing dual-resistant ryegrass

Work is underway to delay herbicide resistance

24 May 2024
Director of Murdoch University’s Centre for Crop and Food Innovation Professor Rajeev Varshney, is looking at ways to improve chickpea production in Australia through genetics. Picture courtesy Murdoch Universtity.
CROPPING

Wild cousins help accelerate chickpea breeding

Wild chickpea genetics could help production of the nutritious grain in Australia.

24 May 2024
NFF passes vote of no confidence in the Federal Government, citing the timeline to shut down the live sheep trade as the "final straw". Credit: Mark Saunders.
SHEEP

Farm leaders pass a vote of no confidence

NFF says the live sheep export ban timeline is "the final straw".

22 May 2024
GrainGrowers is monitoring the impending sale of fertiliser supplier and manufacturer Incitec Pivot. Credit: Mark Saunders.
CROPPING

GrainGrowers watching Incitec sale

GrainGrowers is keeping a close eye on the sale of fertiliser manufacturer and supplier Incitec.

22 May 2024
UWA weed scientist Roberto Busi says using paraquat tank-mixed with a residual product has shown promising results to managing ryegrass resistant to both glyphosate and paraquat. Credit: UWA.
CROPPING

Study uncovers insight into managing dual-resistant ryegrass

Work is underway to delay herbicide resistance

24 May 2024
Director of Murdoch University’s Centre for Crop and Food Innovation Professor Rajeev Varshney, is looking at ways to improve chickpea production in Australia through genetics. Picture courtesy Murdoch Universtity.
CROPPING

Wild cousins help accelerate chickpea breeding

Wild chickpea genetics could help production of the nutritious grain in Australia.

24 May 2024
SHEEP

Farm leaders pass a vote of no confidence

22 May 2024
CROPPING

GrainGrowers watching Incitec sale

22 May 2024
Zetifi has launched a new smart antenna to help improve mobile phone communications in the bush. Photo courtesy Zetifi.
TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Zetifi launches location-aware smart antennas

New smart antennas from Zetifi have self-active capability

20 May 2024
AGRIBUSINESS

Federal Budget fails rural health

The NRHA said the Federal Budget failed to address a $6.55 billion shortfall in rural healthcare.

17 May 2024
AGRIBUSINESS

WA Firearms Bill amended following public pressure

The Nationals WA claims the State Government has made some last-minute changes to the Firearms Bill.

17 May 2024
AGRIBUSINESS

Biosecurity levy blocked as The Greens declare official opposition

The Greens officially joined the Coalition, One Nation and independent MPs in opposing the BPL.

17 May 2024
SHEEP

Live sheep export: phaseout or freak out?

Episode 3 responds to the Federal Government’s live sheep export phase out deadline.

17 May 2024
Mazda has announced upgrades to its 4x4 ute range. Photo courtesy: Mazda.
MACHINERY

Mazda's BT-50 ute range gets roughed up

Mazda is adding Rough Terrain Mode to all of its 4x4 model utes this year.

22 May 2024
MACHINERY

Bridgestone Australia re-commits to agricultural sector

Bridgestone and Firestone Ag tyres will be sold through a growing network of regional stores.

13 May 2024
MACHINERY

ISUZU launches new D-MAX ute range

ISUZU announces key upgrades for 2024 model D-MAX utes

03 May 2024
MACHINERY

Intersales buys Cadmac Machinery dealerships

Case IH dealership Intersales has bought New Holland business, Cadmac Machinery.

29 April 2024
MACHINERY

AFS Connect added to Puma tractor range

The AFS Connect Puma was launched this week at the FutureAg Expo in Melbourne.

18 April 2024
UWA weed scientist Roberto Busi says using paraquat tank-mixed with a residual product has shown promising results to managing ryegrass resistant to both glyphosate and paraquat. Credit: UWA.
CROPPING

Study uncovers insight into managing dual-resistant ryegrass

Work is underway to delay herbicide resistance

24 May 2024
CROPPING

Wild cousins help accelerate chickpea breeding

Wild chickpea genetics could help production of the nutritious grain in Australia.

24 May 2024
CROPPING

GrainGrowers watching Incitec sale

GrainGrowers is keeping a close eye on the sale of fertiliser manufacturer and supplier Incitec.

22 May 2024
CROPPING

Variable rainfall delivers mixed start to the season

Some Australian cropping regions have been receiving good rainfall while others miss out.

20 May 2024
CROPPING

Canola plantings predicted to drop as demand grows

Dry conditions in key growing regions are threatening this season's canola planting area.

20 May 2024
Live export performance is improving, a new LiveCorp report has found. Credit: John Carnemolla, Shutterstock.
SHEEP

New report reveals strong live export performance

A LiveCorp report shows mortality rates on live export ships continue to improve.

24 May 2024
SHEEP

Farm leaders pass a vote of no confidence

NFF says the live sheep export ban timeline is "the final straw".

22 May 2024
SHEEP

Live sheep export: phaseout or freak out?

Episode 3 responds to the Federal Government’s live sheep export phase out deadline.

17 May 2024
SHEEP

Farm leaders walk out on Watt

Peak industry bodies abandoned yesterday's budget breakfast in protest of the sheep trade shutdown.

15 May 2024
SHEEP

Fears grow for live cattle exports

With a date set to end live sheep exports, the industry is concerned cattle may be next.

15 May 2024

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

editions

Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors

Kondinin Group has rounded up some real broadacre muscle in this Research Report - looking at 447kW (600hp)-plus tractors.

30 April 2024
editions

Research Report: Sheds

Sheds play a vital role in farming, offering shelter and protection for people, machinery, livestock and valuable inputs like chemicals and fertiliser.

08 April 2024
editions

Research Report: Harvest Weed Seed Mills

The Report includes a round up of commercially-available batching plants as well as farmer-made approaches.

12 January 2024
editions

Research Report: Agritechnica 2023

Kondinin Group’s Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli went to Agritechnica, Germany. This report covers the key award winners from the event and some of the latest autonomous platforms displayed.

11 December 2023
Zetifi has launched a new smart antenna to help improve mobile phone communications in the bush. Photo courtesy Zetifi.
TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Zetifi launches location-aware smart antennas

New smart antennas from Zetifi have self-active capability

20 May 2024
TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Isuzu electric ute announced

Isuzu unveiled its first D-MAX BEV electric ute at an overseas exhibition.

10 May 2024
CATTLE

CSIRO unveils all meat protein powder

CSIRO plans to tap into the $3.8bn health and wellness market with its "Just Meat" protein powder.

10 May 2024
TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Telstra delays 3G closure

Telstra customers could be cut off from emergency services if they don't upgrade by the deadline.

07 May 2024
SHEEP

Questions raised of impending sheep eID mandate

Farm advocacy groups are still divided when it comes to the electronic identification (eID) mandate.

01 May 2024

Market Data

PARTNER CONTENT

Utrisha N: The new biostimulant boosting broadacre yield potential

Extensive trials conducted across Australia show boosted yields in a wide range of

PARTNER CONTENT

Maximise your nitrogen use efficiency

Losing nitrogen to the environment can be costly.

PARTNER CONTENT

Safety first for the year ahead

Since 1870, Blundstone, have supported & protecting farmers across Australia from

PARTNER CONTENT

Precise and Productive Seeding Equipment

The success of next year's harvest begins now, with strong preparation and planning.

The 2024/25 season is off to a patchy start, with varied rainfall across the country. Credit: Mark Saunders.
CROPPING

Variable rainfall delivers mixed start to the season

Some Australian cropping regions have been receiving good rainfall while others miss out.

20 May 2024
FROM THE WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP: Reliable repairs for the Ford Ranger

Kondinin's Josh Giumelli looks at common problems with the Ford PX Ranger.

07 May 2024
WEATHER

BOM declares El Niño has ended

BOM declares ENSO and IOD are both holding neutral.

29 April 2024
WEATHER

WA Government announces drought funding

WA farmers impacted by drought can apply for funding and interest-free loans next month.

29 April 2024
FROM THE WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP: Measuring and marking bolt circles

Kondinin researcher, Josh Giumelli, discusses bolt circles.

23 April 2024