Front Cover image provided by CSD, taken by Joshua J. Smith Photography
The 2021 GVIA Smarter Irrigation for Profit field day held at Keytah near Moree was an opportunity for farmers to share each other’s experiences with different irrigation setups and hear about the latest irrigation efficiency research.
With farmers embracing digital ag technologies, managers and agronomists are making complex decisions on increasingly bigger farms and paddocks with a great opportunity to become more efficient in the way they check, manage and treat crops.
Reliance on chemical control in the management of FAW on a global scale over many decades has led to the development of resistance to at least 29 insecticide active ingredients in six mode-of action groups.
The 2021 Australian Cotton Trade Show will be held in conjunction with Cotton Australia’s Cotton Collective and Industry Awards in Toowoomba – August 25-26. Drawing on the very successful biennial Australian Cotton Conference model, a ‘mini’ conference went on the road to Griffith in 2017 and 2019.
Around 150 people turned out on March 25 for a showcase of some pioneering cotton farmers in what could become Australia’s newest cotton production region – the Atherton Tablelands of north Queensland.
Australian cotton growers will celebrate the best achievements of the industry this year with the return of the Australian Cotton Industry Awards for 2021.
The two winners of the 2020 – 21 FastStart Cotton Establishment Awards pushed themselves outside of their comfort zone, drawing on the latest tools, techniques and advice with outstanding results.
Andrew and Jocie Bate's ambitious start-up SwarmFarm has partnered with ag-tech venture capital firm Tenacious Ventures to raise $4.5 million, offering the opportunity to build it production team and scale up manufacturing so that robots can be delivered quicker.