Animal Production Update

With most people having lambs on the ground it is time to think about weaning lambs, and the importance of making sure lambs are set up for weaning and ewes are being prepared for joining. PREPARATION FOR WEANING Small increases in weaning weight will make a profound...

Imazapyr Export Market Recommendations

We would like to make sure that all of our growers are aware of the current restrictions on selling barley that has been sprayed with Imazapyr. Imazapyr is one of the active ingredients present in Intervix® by BASF and Intercept® by Nufarm, both registered for use on...

Grain News – June 2019

With some recent rainfall and the planting window coming to a close, it would be fair to say most growers are positive about the turnaround in sowing conditions and prices. Compared to our Northern NSW peers, our crops are quite well established with 90% in the ground...

Be AgSkilled

AgSkilled is a training program funded by the NSW Government with industry partners Cotton Australia and Grains Research & Development Corporation. It provides the cotton and grains industries with vocational training funding to increase the skills levels of...

Horticulture News – June 2019

PRE-EMERGENT HERBICIDES Pre-emergent herbicides can be used prior to the commencement of the new horticultural growing season, to reduce summer weed pressure. With summer weeds such as Fleabane becoming more difficult to control, applying a pre-emergent herbicide can...

Nut News – June 2019

GENERAL With a few days of cold wet weather during May, the almond and walnut trees are finally starting to defoliate. Some younger trees still have a full canopy of green leaves. According to farmers and processors, 2019 has been “good, but not excellent” in terms of...