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Farming is being revolutionized by a wave of new technologies. That's great news—by the year 2050 Earth's population will be 10 billion, so we need to almost double the amount of food we now produce.

Wimmera harvest

Belle-Vue Trading is the home of New Holland in the Wimmera and the Mallee in Victoria. They sell, service and supply parts. They also love to drive big NH combines.
Thursday, 14 December 2017 13:43

Basin 'on track'

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority said today it was on course to deliver a 'stronger and more effective compliance regime' across its catchments.

Thursday, 14 December 2017 13:27

Wonder wheat

A new type of super healthy wheat that has 10 times the amount of the fibre of regular wheat has been developed by an international team including Australia's CSIRO and the GRDC.

New Holland Revelation

New Holland’s brand new CR Revelation combine harvester turned heads at the US Farm Progress Show in September. Besides changes to the appearance, the new header demonstrates an up to 10 per cent increase in average total capacity, according to New Holland.

Wild dog offence

Catching up of the positive impact of cluster fencing in Western Queensland in protecting vulnerable sheep from predatory wild dogs. A PestSmart production.

Safer sorghum

GRDC has released this short informative video outlining key considerations for sorghum growers using metolachlor-based herbicides to obviate the risk of damage to seedlings.
Friday, 08 December 2017 11:35

Virtual profitability

Virtual fencing for spatial grazing of sheep could potentially unlock profitability gains and practical benefits for mixed farmers

Thursday, 07 December 2017 11:14

Talking R&D

Improving the uptake of Australia’s world-class research and development will require deeper consideration of farmers’ attitudes to change, along with a range of other barriers to adoption, according to a new report released by Nuffield Scholar and WA grain grower Chris Reichstein.

Wednesday, 06 December 2017 14:22

Tender-er beef

The eating quality of Australia’s already world-renowned beef is on the rise with the national average Meat Standards Australia Index reaching 57.56 in 2015-17 to be 0.84 points ahead of the 2010-11 grading.

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