Ramp up competition in summer crops

The higher rainfall across many grain growing regions in 2016 is providing farmers with more opportunities for summer cropping. Weeds also stand to gain from the additional soil moisture putting additional pressure on summer fallow spraying programs. Dr Bhagirath Chauhan, Principal Research Fellow with the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) says agronomic…

Future of agriculture on agenda in Canberra at NFF National Congress

NSW horticulture industries can be protected with release of the latest Orchard plant protection guide for deciduous fruits in NSW, aimed to assist growers to safeguard their valuable orchards and increase production. NSW Department of Primary Industries, Temperate Fruits Development Officer, Kevin Dodds said the Orchard plant protection guide for deciduous fruits is developed by…