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Horticulture's uncomfortable conversation

EVEN if it isn't the first or last image that springs to mind when Australia's metropolitan masses think of farming, horticulture is the closest direct link to food production for most supermarket customers.

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Horticultural labour poses a challenge during the COVID pandemic, says Bushwhacker.

Horticultural labour poses a challenge during the COVID pandemic, says Bushwhacker.

The fruit and vegetables grown for market in the ever-diminishing tracts of semi-rural land on the outskirts of major cities, as well as in larger more remote operations, closely resemble the product taken...

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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.

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Research Report: Grouper Bins (July 2024)

This month's Research Report from Kondinin Group looks at a range of Australian-made grouper bins which can make a big difference when it comes to input logistics on the farm.

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Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

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

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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.

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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.