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The Dowerin Machinery Field Days will be kicking off its 60th celebrations early this year, with a combine harvester showcase in Perth city. Credit: Jenna Santos.
TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Harvesters set to show off ag sector in Perth CBD

Five combine harvesters be demonstrating paddock formations at Perth CBD tomorrow.

19 June 2024

Bird flu strains detected in Victoria are not the same as those found recently in US dairies and pose little threat to Australian cattle. Credit: Parilov, Shutterstock.
CATTLE

Victorian bird flu outbreak poses little risk to Australian cattle

Avian influenza strains at Victorian poultry farms are different to those infecting US dairy cattle.

19 June 2024

Grain growers in Western Australia have enjoyed good rainfalls following dry seeding in many regions. Photo: Mark Saunders.
CROPPING

Rainfall turns cropping fortunes around in Western Australia

Winter cropping prospects in WA improve after recent rains.

19 June 2024

Growers are being advised to monitor for green peach aphid following outbreaks in canola crops in the Riverina, Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes and the Central West Slopes regions of New South Wales. Photo: Lilia Jenkins, Cesar Australia.
CROPPING

Green peach aphid alert issued for parts of New South Wales

Canola crops are under fire from green peach aphids in some areas of New South Wales.

18 June 2024

Farmers should be putting measures in place to protect older workers, including themselves. Credit: Jenna Santos
AGRIBUSINESS

Importance of protecting agriculture's aging workforce

Farmers should be putting safety measures in place to protect older workers.

17 June 2024

Wool prices have lifted in recent weeks, following a positive change in sentiment at wool auctions. Photo Mark Saunders.
SHEEP

Wool prices lift as sentiment improves

A positive atmosphere at wool auctions has supported stronger prices over the past few weeks.

17 June 2024

Thousands gather in WA as the fight against the live sheep export ban continues. Credit: Annie Anderson, Shutterstock.
SHEEP

"Overwhelming" crowd shows up to support live sheep export

Sheep Producers Australia says the turnout to Friday's rally was overwhelming.

17 June 2024

CropScanAg's on-board grain analyser is now available for Fendt IDEAL harvesters. Image courtesy CropScan Ag.
MACHINERY

CropScanAg analyser added to Fendt IDEAL harvester range

An Aussie-made grain analysing device now available for Fendt IDEAL harvesters.

17 June 2024

PARTNER CONTENT

Utrisha N: The new biostimulant boosting broadacre yield potential

Extensive trials conducted across Australia show boosted yields in a wide range of

PARTNER CONTENT

Maximise your nitrogen use efficiency

Losing nitrogen to the environment can be costly.

PARTNER CONTENT

Safety first for the year ahead

Since 1870, Blundstone, have supported & protecting farmers across Australia from

PARTNER CONTENT

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.

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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.

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Research Report: Self-Propelled Sprayers (March 2024)

In this month’s Research Report, the Kondinin Group research team of Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli present the results of the latest round of self-propelled sprayer testing. The team traversed several states to round up six of the latest sprayers, which can cost upwards of $1 million each.