Margin control critical for Australian farmers

Margin control critical for Australian farmers

Margins have tightened for primary producers amid higher input costs.

Agronomy

28 MARCH 2022
Yield response important to optimise fertiliser rates

Yield response important to optimise fertiliser rates

Soil testing is important to help determine fertiliser application rates for maximum returns.

Soils

02 MARCH 2022
Perdaman urea project receives $255 million in government support

Perdaman urea project receives $255 million in government support

Urea production facility in WA receives substantial government funding.

Farm business

07 FEBRUARY 2022
AFSA board refutes fertiliser 'hysteria' claims

AFSA board refutes fertiliser 'hysteria' claims

Grain growers should not be concerned of rumours about fertiliser supply shortages, AFSA says.

Agronomy

19 FEBRUARY 2021
Global fertiliser outlook looks positive for Australian growers

Global fertiliser outlook looks positive for Australian growers

Heavy supply and growing production capacity will weigh on global fertiliser prices.

Agronomy

06 JANUARY 2021
Mycorrhizae fungi inoculation lifts broadacre crop yields

Mycorrhizae fungi inoculation lifts broadacre crop yields

Agricultural practices in broadacre grain & cotton production are often detrimental to soil health.

sumitomo

14 SEPTEMBER 2020
New process for phosphate production

New process for phosphate production

CSIRO finds a better smelting process.

Farm office

18 FEBRUARY 2019
WA banksia holds the key to a new breed of hardy crop

WA banksia holds the key to a new breed of hardy crop

Research from UWA has found a new way that allows plants to grow with a low level of P.

On-farm

12 DECEMBER 2018
Spreader testing mats help with accuracy

Spreader testing mats help with accuracy

Purple is the choice of colour for Amazone's latest EasyCheck mats.

Machinery

29 OCTOBER 2018
Accu-Spread model made public

Accu-Spread model made public

Fertiliser spreader testing software can now be cheaply obtained.

Soils

05 SEPTEMBER 2018
Smarter soil data leads to fertiliser savings

Smarter soil data leads to fertiliser savings

Large scale project shows technology benefits

Precision Farming

18 JUNE 2018
Chicken litter helping sandy soils in South Australia

Chicken litter helping sandy soils in South Australia

High rate applications showing promise

Agronomy

30 MAY 2018