Field research conducted by Birchip Cropping Group suggests the use of plant growth regulators may benefit barley yields in seasons of high production.
Australia’s government crop forecaster has significantly raised its estimate for the 2016 winter crop.
A weather scare in the US pushed wheat futures higher, which in turn triggered a round of buying from funds as they liquidated short positions.
More efficient supply chains and the use of derivatives will be critical for growers wanting to extract maximum value for their grain.
People are sitting up and taking notice of oats once again, with new health-focused markets opening up in Asia.
BERNARD and Simone Lindsay have been on their property ‘Prospect’ at Lah, north of Warracknabeal for over 20 years.
A farmer who used multi-peril crop insurance this year said it is a good concept but does not work for all growers.