Zero tillage with stubble doubles yield

Zero tillage with stubble doubles yield

COMBINING zero tillage with stubble retention has helped double crop yields on non-wetting soils in Western...

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26 OCTOBER 2012
Piggery proves there's cash in hot air

Piggery proves there's cash in hot air

SLASHING farm energy bills to zero is no longer a dream for a pair of New South Wales pig farmers.

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26 OCTOBER 2012
Down down helps push sales up

Down down helps push sales up

COLES supermarket sales have outpaced rival Woolworths again, helped by the 'Down Down' advertising campaign....

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25 OCTOBER 2012
Avoid harvest deaths this season

Avoid harvest deaths this season

WITH nine deaths involving farm machinery already reported this year, producers are being urged to put...

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25 OCTOBER 2012
NSW wheat seeds go global

NSW wheat seeds go global

IN A bid to understand how the longevity of perennial wheat crops is affected by environmental factors,...

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25 OCTOBER 2012
Lamb exports up, but value dips

Lamb exports up, but value dips

THE continued high Australian dollar and lower consumer demand contributed to a 4% fall in the value...

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25 OCTOBER 2012
Prepare lambs for loading

Prepare lambs for loading

WITH the number of sheep passing though saleyards set to soar in coming weeks, Victorian producers are...

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25 OCTOBER 2012
Pea weevils to get the boot

Pea weevils to get the boot

FARMERS around the globe are expected to have access to weevil-resistant pea varieties within seven years,...

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25 OCTOBER 2012
Cost-saving water meters welcomed

Cost-saving water meters welcomed

A PEAK lobby group in Queensland has welcomed news that irrigators installing and maintaining their water...

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25 OCTOBER 2012
Woolies involved in salmonella outbreak

Woolies involved in salmonella outbreak

A HOME brand Woolworths product has been involved in a national salmonella outbreak.

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24 OCTOBER 2012
Lentil varieties bolt ahead of pack

Lentil varieties bolt ahead of pack

TWO lentil varieties released in Victoria are set to take the state by storm.

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24 OCTOBER 2012
Chemicals app to help farmers

Chemicals app to help farmers

BUSY farmers can now search for suitable chemicals to use on pests and weeds on the run, thanks to an...

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24 OCTOBER 2012