Planting sorghum that could handle tough conditions allowed these growers to deliver last summer’s harvest to the Dalby Bio-Refinery without a hitch.
Smithfield Cattle Co’s first summer crop at recently acquired Sapphire Feedlot, near Goondiwindi, has been a success despite difficult conditions.
Traditionally growing two to three varieties, the family was concerned about the lingering wet and cold conditions at the start of last season.
If something is working well, leave it alone. That is the Ballinger family’s approach to their sorghum at Delungra.
Encouraged by the continued growth of the Australian agricultural industry, Pacific Seeds has invested $700,000 in a new seed treatment plant.
A closed-loop farming system whereby pig manure is used to grow corn that is fed back to pigs is paying off for a pork producer at Deniliquin.
For some growers in northern Victoria, corn is an opportunity crop, but for the Evans family, it is finding a regular spot in their program.
Darling Downs crop and cattle producers the Ryan family are making the biggest changes to their farm since adopting zero till in the early 2000s.
For McNaulty Brothers, a wheat variety’s hardiness is just as valuable as its yield, protein, maturity and disease resistance.
A crop grown by Willow Tree’s Joe Fleming, “Parraweena”, has taken out the Premer Shield, awarded for the best sorghum crop in the district.