Australian canola farmers nearing the end of their 2017 harvest have reason to celebrate, with news their crop will be eligible to enter the valuable EU market as an environmentally-friendly biodiesel feedstock.
A suite of innovative software tools to support farmers undertake Agricultural Risk Management (ARM) activities and enable better planning and decision making in the industry will go live today (June 20 2017).
Sydney-sider Lauren Adler was so keen on agriculture that she studied it by distance education and then changed schools in Year 11 to a school which offered HSC agriculture and had a farm.
Australia’s leading agricultural scientists are calling on industry and government to establish a $100 million agricultural translation fund to help boost productivity and profitability, future-proofing Australian farmers against looming shocks like climate variability or major disease outbreaks.
Every year, across Australia, farming systems groups conduct an array of on-farm research trials to provide local grain growers with information and insights to help them overcome cropping challenges.