Agriculture Victoria

Agriculture Victoria has a new on-line resource to help with subsoil amelioration decisions. Photo: Mark Saunders.

Subsoil help available for dryland grain growers

New website provides resources for those considering soil amelioration

31 May 2024

 Carbon work: A long-term trial in the Victorian Wimmera region is looking at soil carbon decline. Photo courtesy Agriculture Victoria.

New research to focus on soil carbon decline

New research hopes to resolve soil carbon decline in Victorian cropping systems.

18 January 2024

 Victorian livestock producers are reminded to provide adequate shelter with severe weather on the cards for the state. Picture Mark Saunders.

Livestock deaths increase as severe weather hits Victoria

Victorian farmers warned to prepare for extreme weather.

09 January 2024

 Biosecurity should be considered as part of harvesting contract work.

Make biosecurity a priority this harvest

Contractors urged to include biosecurity protocols in their work

27 October 2023

 AFAC says it is important for Australians be alert to local risks of bushfire over the coming months, regardless of their location. Image credit: AFAC.

New Fire Preparedness Toolkit released

New toolkit released by Agriculture Victoria to help farmers prepare for fire season.

09 October 2023

 Agriculture Victoria turns up the heat on field crop research with custom-engineered trolleys. Photo Courtesy: Agriculture Victoria

Researchers turn up the heat on field crop research

Researchers are using computerised trolleys to simulate heatwaves.

16 August 2023

 A new eLearning platform for soil carbon is now available. Photo: Mark Saunders.

Soil carbon eLearning platform launched

Online learning module now available for soil carbon

07 August 2023

 Agriculture Victoria is holding a series of online risk management courses soon.

Online business program to help manage risk

Drought and climate challenges covered in new online course

12 July 2023


Utrisha N: The new biostimulant boosting broadacre yield potential

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


Maximise your nitrogen use efficiency

Losing nitrogen to the environment can be costly.


Safety first for the year ahead

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


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: 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.


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.