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 Peak farming bodies want more information on adjustments to the controversial biosecurity levy. Photo: Ben White.

Biosecurity levy adjusted but questions remain

Industry leaders are calling for clarity on changes to a proposed biosecurity levy.

14 February 2024

 Rabobank predicts a strong year ahead. Picture Mark Saunders.

Rabobank predicts a strong year for ag

Rabobank predicts a strong year for the Australian ag sector, but global challenges will continue.

02 February 2024

The Productivity Commission has shone a light on a proposed biosecurity levy. Photo: Mark Saunders.

Biosecurity protection: levy or tax?

A new report reinforces Biosecurity Protection Levy concerns.

15 December 2023

 Seasonal and trade conditions, along with economic headwinds, will determine the outlook for Australia Agriculture over the next six months, says Rural Bank. Picture Mark Saunders.

What's on the cards for 2024?

Rural Bank narrows down the challenges facing Australian agriculture into three key themes.

13 December 2023

 Organic farming does not stack up when it comes to feeding the world, says Episode 3.

Organic farming is not the solution

Episode 3 lays down the law on organic farming

04 December 2023

 Farmers are more motivated to improve farm productivity then to gain carbon credits, according to new research. Photo courtesy of AgriFutures Australia.

Soil health motivates carbon farming uptake

New research shows improved productivity is a key carbon farming motivator.

22 November 2023

 Cover up:  A hat with a generous brim and protection for the neck is a great idea for extra protection from the sun. Photo: Mark Saunders.

Skin cancer is still a major concern for Aussie workers

Farmers are at high risk of developing potentially deadly skin cancers.

20 November 2023

 Rebates of up to $30,000 are now available for a wide range of technology. Photo: Mark Saunders.

$30k agtech rebates now available

Agtech rebates and a free information service are now available.

30 October 2023


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Safety first for the year ahead

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Precise and Productive Seeding Equipment

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

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.


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.


Research Report: Harvest Weed Seed Mills

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


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.


Research Report: Fronting Up

This Research Report looks at harvester fronts including research and expertise from Kondinin Group’s Ben White, with input from harvesting specialists Brett Asphar, Kassie Van Der Westhuizen, Murray Skayman and Martin Reichelt.