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Congratulations – Cotton Growers of the Year

We thought we would take this opportunity to congratulate the winners of this year’s cotton grower of the year Brett Corish, Corish Management Pty Ltd, ‘Mundine’, Goondiwindi, Qld and AgriRisk High Achiever of the Year, Bernie Bierhoff, Farm Manager at Avondale Ag, Rowena, NSW We have been lucky to work with Brett and Bernie for more […]

You’re Soils Health & The Tools Available

In modern agriculture there have been times through our industrial revolution that soil was forgotten and for many it was there just to hold a plant up. Even today, the debate continues on whether there is too much focus on developing plants on a GM level and not enough on soil health. The Driver of […]

Humic Acids – Just How Important Are They

Humic acid was first extracted from a peat bog by a German scientist in 1786. The rich, dark organic matter from which it was extracted was of much concern to early agriculture as it was originally believed to be the primary reason for plant growth. Since then, tens of thousands of research papers have been […]

A Broader Approach

Should we as an industry be looking at a broader approach to nitrogen use efficiency? A few weeks ago we attended a field day to view a research project of different nitrogen fertiliser inhibitors of which Black Urea is one of them.  There are up to seven different products and each have different modes of […]

The Best of Both Worlds

Economic sustainability of any business is obviously key to long term survival.  Getting the best from any input into a business goes a long way to ensure this survival.  In farming, chemical and fertiliser are two big inputs that need to be getting the best results possible for farmers, but sometimes these inputs can be […]

Build Soil & Crop Health for Tomorrow – Today

We have been traveling across much of the East Coast and South Australia the last few weeks and viewing an array of crops at various growth stages.  There have been some areas that have experienced a considerable amount of rain and the soils remain very damp and others that would love to just get any. […]

Get Great Fruit

Accelerate Maturation For Vineyard and orchard owners or managers it is getting close to harvest.  Getting the best quality and yields is paramount and many growers are asking about the different options for increasing the maturation of vineyard blocks and trees. The question is, how can they accelerate improvements in colour, sugar and phenolic levels? […]

When it comes to Soil and Plant Health – is Calcium King?

Calcium – is it King of the Elements? Many people have debated what the king of elements is when it comes to soils and plants, even human health for that matter. Nitrogen by tonnes is the biggest one used in crop production closely followed by phosphorus and potassium. Surprisingly, sulphur, is one element that in […]