Rabobank group executive for Country Banking Australia, Marcel van Doremaele said this quarter’s survey results reflected the “patchy” seasonal conditions that had been seen across different parts of Australia during autumn. Credit: Rabobank. Rabobank group executive for Country Banking Australia, Marcel van Doremaele said this quarter’s survey results reflected the “patchy” seasonal conditions that had been seen across different parts of Australia during autumn. Credit: Rabobank.
AGRIBUSINESS

Mixed conditions dampen farmer confidence

Rabobank's latest Rural Confidence Survey found farmers are feeling less optimistic.

12 June 2024
Agricultural production contributed 74 per cent of anthropogenic N₂O emissions in the last decade. Credit: CSIRO.
AGRIBUSINESS

New report reveals global N₂O emissions have risen 40 per cent in 40 years

Global nitrous oxide emissions are up, with agriculture the largest human-induced contributor.

12 June 2024
Farmbot has raised A$4.6 million to help with expansion in the US. Image courtesy Farmbot.
AGRIBUSINESS

Farmbot raises A$4.6 million in capital funding

Farmbot is upping its presence in the US through its subsidiary Ranchbot

12 June 2024
A new soil science resource has been launched online. Image courtesy SoilsWest.
CROPPING

New soil knowledge website now online

A website dedicated to sharing soil science and management insights is now available.

12 June 2024
Developed at the University of Tasmania, the BILBY wireless communication node sends data from a soil moisture probe through the soil to a gateway then to the cloud. Credit: University of Tasmania.
TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

New soil sensors designed to be 'farm tough'

Two new soil sensors are on track towards commercialisation.

10 June 2024
Agricultural production contributed 74 per cent of anthropogenic N₂O emissions in the last decade. Credit: CSIRO.
AGRIBUSINESS

New report reveals global N₂O emissions have risen 40 per cent in 40 years

Global nitrous oxide emissions are up, with agriculture the largest human-induced contributor.

12 June 2024
Farmbot has raised A$4.6 million to help with expansion in the US. Image courtesy Farmbot.
AGRIBUSINESS

Farmbot raises A$4.6 million in capital funding

Farmbot is upping its presence in the US through its subsidiary Ranchbot

12 June 2024
CROPPING

New soil knowledge website now online

12 June 2024
TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

New soil sensors designed to be 'farm tough'

10 June 2024
Rabobank group executive for Country Banking Australia, Marcel van Doremaele said this quarter’s survey results reflected the “patchy” seasonal conditions that had been seen across different parts of Australia during autumn. Credit: Rabobank.
AGRIBUSINESS

Mixed conditions dampen farmer confidence

Rabobank's latest Rural Confidence Survey found farmers are feeling less optimistic.

12 June 2024
AGRIBUSINESS

New report reveals global N₂O emissions have risen 40 per cent in 40 years

Global nitrous oxide emissions are up, with agriculture the largest human-induced contributor.

12 June 2024
AGRIBUSINESS

Farmbot raises A$4.6 million in capital funding

Farmbot is upping its presence in the US through its subsidiary Ranchbot

12 June 2024
AGRIBUSINESS

Rural funding shortfall sparks donation drive

FRRR says it needs more money to support rural communities falling through the funding gap

07 June 2024
AGRIBUSINESS

Ag production value tipped to hit $84 billion

Improved seasonal conditions and livestock prices predicted to provide a boost for agriculture.

05 June 2024
Kubota’s new SE9000 mulchers have working widths to 6.4m.  Credit: Kubota Australia.
MACHINERY

Clean cuts available from Kubota's new SE9000 folding mulchers

Kubota Australia has announced a new range of agricultural mulchers.

10 June 2024
MACHINERY

Farm safety program funding extended

Victorian 'Making our Farms Safer' project given funding extension.

07 June 2024
MACHINERY

Utes dominant record-breaking vehicle sales month

The Ford Ranger ute was Australia’s most popular vehicle in May.

05 June 2024
MACHINERY

Morris 10 Series air carts released

Morris has announced the launch of its 10 Series air carts with capacities up to 34,700L.

27 May 2024
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
A new soil science resource has been launched online. Image courtesy SoilsWest.
CROPPING

New soil knowledge website now online

A website dedicated to sharing soil science and management insights is now available.

12 June 2024
CROPPING

Wheat favoured in Australia's winter crop planting

Rabobank has forecast a slight lift in this year's Australian winter crop planting area.

03 June 2024
CROPPING

GRDC updates hazardous inversion resource

The GRDC has made several updates to its hazardous inversions fact sheet

31 May 2024
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
Developed at the University of Tasmania, the BILBY wireless communication node sends data from a soil moisture probe through the soil to a gateway then to the cloud. Credit: University of Tasmania.
TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

New soil sensors designed to be 'farm tough'

Two new soil sensors are on track towards commercialisation.

10 June 2024
SHEEP

Sheep market lifts as yardings drop

Mecardo reports sheep and lamb prices improved last week, with mutton hitting a 12-month high.

10 June 2024
SHEEP

Ewes at risk of nutritional disease following season break

DPIRD warns reports of nutritional diseases in WA have recently increased.

10 June 2024
CATTLE

Global beef production predicted to decline

Rabobank report shows global beef production volumes are expected to drop in the next six months

07 June 2024
SHEEP

Inquiry into live sheep export Bill commences

A public hearing will be held in WA as part of an inquiry into the Bill to end live sheep exports.

05 June 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: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

Farming Ahead's June Research Report compares two carbon calculators which can be used by grain growers.

05 June 2024
editions

Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors (May 2024)

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 (April 2024)

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: Self-Propelled Sprayers (March 2024)

In this month’s Research Report, the Kondinin Group research team of Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli present the results of the latest round of self-propelled sprayer testing. The team traversed several states to round up six of the latest sprayers, which can cost upwards of $1 million each.

11 March 2024
Developed at the University of Tasmania, the BILBY wireless communication node sends data from a soil moisture probe through the soil to a gateway then to the cloud. Credit: University of Tasmania.
TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

New soil sensors designed to be 'farm tough'

Two new soil sensors are on track towards commercialisation.

10 June 2024
MACHINERY

Clean cuts available from Kubota's new SE9000 folding mulchers

Kubota Australia has announced a new range of agricultural mulchers.

10 June 2024
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

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.

Rabobank group executive for Country Banking Australia, Marcel van Doremaele said this quarter’s survey results reflected the “patchy” seasonal conditions that had been seen across different parts of Australia during autumn. Credit: Rabobank.
AGRIBUSINESS

Mixed conditions dampen farmer confidence

Rabobank's latest Rural Confidence Survey found farmers are feeling less optimistic.

12 June 2024
AGRIBUSINESS

New report reveals global N₂O emissions have risen 40 per cent in 40 years

Global nitrous oxide emissions are up, with agriculture the largest human-induced contributor.

12 June 2024
FROM THE WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP: Pesky pump problems – part 1

Kondinin researcher, Josh Giumelli, takes a deep dive into pump problems.

05 June 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
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