Drought Preparedness

 Riverine Plains announces innovative soil management project to help farmers improve drought resilience. Photo: Mark Saunders.

New Riverine Plains drought resilience project kicks off

New Riverine Plains project aims to assist farmers in improving drought resilience.

24 November 2023

 With the plans created through engaging local stakeholders to identify key insights, each of the three Victorian plans released has different suggested action-priority areas to build drought resilience. Image credit: Zura Narimanishvili, Unsplash.

Drought funding accelerated as dry conditions worsen

The government has brought forward $17.7m in drought funding.

27 October 2023

 Drop into the GRDC site at Dowerin to catch up with Kondinin Group researchers Ben White, Josh Giumelli and Mark Saunders.

Kondinin Group researchers destined for Dowerin

Visit the GRDC site for free drought info and visit the Kondinin team.

28 August 2023

 CSIRO explain drought susceptibility during El Niño events. Photo Mark Saunders.

CSIRO explain El Niño associated drought risk

Researchers El Niño significance for Australian producers.

12 June 2023

 A new program is designed to support community members across 35 regional communities in Australia to prepare for drought.

Drought preparedness program announced

A $29.6 million investment will span over three years.

31 August 2022


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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: Sheds

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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

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Research Report: Fronting Up

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