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Lack of rain drains farmer confidence

THE FIRST Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey for 2018 has found sentiment levels among the nation’s farmers has dropped back over the past quarter to one of its lowest readings in four years.

Kristy Moroney
Lack of rain drains farmer confidence

Australia’s farmers have reportedly started the year on a cautious note, with a hot, dry summer in many parts of the country dampening producers' enthusiasm. Rabobank Australia CEO Peter Knoblanche said...

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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.