Farmers are the ultimate entrepreneurs. They're on their own, managing a complex business and in turn doing business with companies that are vastly larger and have more information and power than your individual operation.
Never has the opportunity for sustainable development in agriculture been more relevant or more important. With the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic decimating government revenues across all levels of government the opportunity to revisit agricultural development in Northern Australia is critical.
Ensuring latest technologies are incorporated into its product range underpins Simol's reputation for manufacturing and supplying safe, efficient, reliable and easy-to-use agricultural and industrial equipment.
The co-operative farming model has proved itself to be the most resilient in the tough times that agriculture has faced, and farms across the country are reaping the benefits.
"Additional pressure" on the calf rearing system prompted this Purnim dairy farmer to investigate supplementing his calves' milk.
Australia's Clare Valley is known for a lot of things. Wineries and cellar doors are often the first that spring to mind, and others might know of its growing reputation for hay. But dairy cows are not what you are likely to see.
The 2020/2021 harvest has now solidified itself as a true bin buster for many parts of the east coast, and will no doubt be reflected on for many years to come.
Protecting their cereal crop during the vulnerable establishment stage is a strategy that has paid off for these SA grain growers.