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.

Study uncovers insight into managing dual-resistant ryegrass

Work is underway to delay herbicide resistance

24 May 2024

Kondinin Group's annual NAS is now open. Credit: Ben White.

What do you want independently researched?

Fill in the National Agricultural Survey (NAS).

21 May 2024

NRHA welcomed additional funding for RFDS in the Federal Budget, but was disappointed by the lack of rural health funding overall. Credit:, Shutterstock.

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

The WA Government will invest $26.2m in the state's biosecurity systems, including three million to manage the impact of feral deer and pigs. Credit: DPIRD.

WA biosecurity to receive $26.2m boost

The WA Government has committed $26.2m to bolstering the state's biosecurity.

02 May 2024

Birchip Cropping Group senior operations manager and research agronomist, Brooke Bennett, is leading a trial looking at the legacy effects of growing pulses, aiming to put some valuable figures around the benefits of nitrogen fixation. Credit: BCG.

Legacy benefits of nitrogen fixation investigated

Victorian field trial looks at nitrogen fixation benefits from growing pulses.

02 May 2024

The GRDC and CSIRO are urging grain growers to monitor for mouse numbers. Image courtesy GRDC.

Call goes out to monitor mouse activity

The GRDC has voiced concerns for moderate to high mouse activity in some grain growing regions.

29 April 2024

Soil moisture ranking map, 17 April 2024 (based on data starting from October 2023). Produced by Dr David Stephens, Agrometeorology Australia

West and east contrast increases

Soil moisture ranking map: 17 April 2024.

23 April 2024

UniSA survey seeks to find out what farmers want when it comes to mental health support. Credit: Lynda Disher, Shutterstock.

Uni seeks farmer feedback on mental health support

UniSA wants to determine what support mechanisms farmers would be willing to engage with.

22 April 2024


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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.


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.


Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

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


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.


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.