The importance of strict biosecurity laws was backed up during a quarantine blitz that found disturbing evidence of animal and plant pests.
PRICES have hit a four-year high but yields have been variable after a mild summer for lucerne seed growers.
Farmers are demonstrating how their chemical mixing systems reduce the risk of herbicide contamination. WITH VIDEOS
INCREASED stored soil moisture levels and limited interruptions to this season's preparation have provided SA growers with optimism about sowing crops in good conditions.
The new chief executive at the Victorian Farmers Federation is looking to bring the general public closer to its food production systems.
A new quarantine facility set up at the Australian Grains Genebank in Horsham will cut waiting time for imported seeds by 18 months.
CONCERNS about a potential mice outbreak and input delivery delays have been front of mind for many SA farmers, but as seeding preparation gets under way, growers appear to be in a better than expected position.
World grain markets have kicked in light of surprise USDA data with the news especially strong for corn and soybeans.
A new, reusable bagging system is saving a pulse processing plant hundreds of thousands of dollars in efficiency gains.