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Whack a weed the smart way with new app

GARDENERS and farmers can now whack a weed with certainty thanks to a new smart phone app with the most up-to-date information on identifying and controlling declared weeds.[...]

Tech lag researched

PRECISION agriculture (PA) and variable rate technology (VRT) have long been used by the cropping industry to enhance productivity, while the livestock sector has...

State Government accused of rushing changes to Mining Act

AUSTRALIAN Conservatives MLC Robert Brokenshire has called on parliament to halt a bill aimed at changing the Mining Act which he claims the government is trying to rush through parliament[...]

First-hand look at dairy safety

THE state's Dairysafe board and management recently held a meeting in the South East and toured the region's large-scale dairy operations. Chief executive officer Brian...

‘Bad clover’ awareness day

A FIELD day aimed at improving awareness, identification and management of oestrogenic 'bad' clover will be held at Conmurra this month. Primary Industries and Regions...

Livestock opportunities identified

PRECISION agriculture (PA) and variable rate technology (VRT) have long been used by the cropping industry to enhance productivity, while the livestock sector has...

Reputation beefed up

IT HAS only been in operation for three years, but Blue Lake Station at Kongorong is already building a reputation for supplying premium beef...

Students to compete in cattle show

HIGH school students from across the region will pull on their gumboots later this month as they take part in the led steer competition...

Local agronomist learns from America’s best

MORE communication and region-specific research are just some of the areas to improve in the agriculture industry throughout the South East, according to local...

Farmer support pledge

THE State Liberals have pledged to help farmers involved in land access disputes with resource companies by funding the Small Business Commissioner to facilitate the resolution of complaints.[...]

Farmers find silver lining in rain clouds

THE multi-million dollar livestock sector is facing a bumper growing season in the wake of the drenching rains that have pummelled the region over...

Resistance is futile

COMBATING the growing issue of herbicide resistance, the Integrated Harrington Seed Destructor (iHSD) is the solution for many farmers across the region and the...

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Heavy underfoot

EVEN though the weather remained mild for the day, the heavy underfoot conditions meant that scoring was hard to come by in Saturday’s stableford...