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.
The winning photos and video footage in our 2016 Feral Photos competition highlight why pest animals are an ongoing threat to Australia’s pristine environment and multi-billion dollar agriculture sector.
The McClymont family at Wyaga near Goondiwindi are a step closer to drought-proofing their cropping and cattle properties after supplementing their pasture program with forage sorghum.
Cows are happier and crops are healthier at the Cahill’s Beaudesert dairy since the introduction of milking robots and herbicide resistant corn crops.
A multi-million dollar research and development program will provide a massive boost to Australia’s vital northern beef cattle industry.