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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 […]

Leaving the land better than how you found it

Many in the farming industry often ask, what is a farms biggest asset?  Obviously opinions vary, but is it soil, water, machinery or human resources?  Some would say a combination of all, but should it just be the old adage of “leaving the land better than how you found it”?  The more you travel to […]

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? […]

Let’s Help Your Plants through the Heat

Helping your crops through the heat Summer is hitting hard as normal with Hot and Hotter weather. When crops are under stress, including heat stress, they become less efficient in processing nutrients as their metabolism (photosynthesis, respiration, and the synthesis and degradation of organic compounds) slows down. So what can we do to help crops […]