Effective biosecurity begins long before the border

Effective biosecurity begins long before the border

Australian scientists are encouraged to use their skills for the benefit of partner countries

06 March 2023

A multi-million-dollar research project is set to tackle snail control methods. Image courtesy GRDC.

Multi-faceted research project to tackle snails in grain crops

A $4.6 million project aims to reduce snail damage in crops.

29 November 2022

 Chickpea varieties are being developed to better suit growing conditions in WA.

Chickpea expansion in WA is looking positive

$30 million investment to advance chickpea breeding in WA.

23 November 2022

 Grain growers should register Rutherglen bug sightings and samples to support pest management research. Image by Cesar Australia.

Rutherglen bug samples needed

GRDC and CSIRO investment to assist Rutherglen bug research.

10 October 2022

Samples of Bluegreen aphids are needed to detect resistance levels to some chemicals.

Bluegreen aphid samples needed

Research investment looking into bluegreen aphid resistance levels.

28 September 2022

 Rebecca Kelly, WA, is one of the 19 recipients of the Nuffield Scholarship. Image by Nuffield Australia.

2023 Nuffield scholars announced

Nuffield Scholarship recipients receive a $30,000 bursary.

14 September 2022

  Measuring grain losses at harvest could be profitable for farmers. Image by Ben White.

Research finds $300 million in grain losses last harvest

Harvest losses were estimated at $300 million in 2021.

31 August 2022

A new biocontrol tool will help fight flaxleaf fleabane. Image by CSIRO.

New fungus to help farmers fight damaging weed

Flaxleaf fleabane causes grain crop losses of more than $43 million.

29 August 2022


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: 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.


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.