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Crop probiotics: how more science and less hype can help farmers
Editorial
25/04/17 - Farmers are at risk of missing out on a global boom in “crop probiotics”, because lax regulations make it less likely the supplements they buy will work.
Rabobank Australia chief executive officer Peter Knoblanche.
Supplier news
25/04/17 - ​A unique opportunity exists for Australian grain growers to visit and learn from their US counterparts by joining a grains tour of the American Midwest.
Wheat genome decoded to enhance food security
Editorial
25/04/17 - UWA researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology have been involved in the most comprehensive analysis of a wheat genome.
High times for Australia’s hemp-in-food sector
Editorial
21/04/17 - Following the approval of low-THC hemp seed products to be used as a food additive by FSANZ, hemp seeds may soon be coming to a food manufacturer near you.
Australia-US food safety agreement to benefit exporters
Editorial
18/04/17 - A new bilateral Food Safety Recognition Agreement between Australia and the US puts Australian exporters in a strong position as preferred suppliers
The real costs of storing goods
Supplier news
17/04/17 - Strategically placing stock and maintaining correct stock processes can make a big difference when looking for ways to streamline storage costs.
Seed Terminator inventor Nick Berry with one of his machines.
Editorial
17/04/17 - ​A machine that pulverises weed seeds as grain crops are harvested has begun commercial manufacture in Australia.
Australia’s next oil boom may just come from plants
Editorial
13/04/17 - Research by CSIRO, which makes it possible to produce oil in plants, promises to be a game changer in the production of renewable oils.
Hay Covers from Polytex Tarpaulins
Supplier news
11/04/17 - The right covers can help guarantee farmers get the best from their investment.
Wiley awarded Singleton regional livestock market tender
Editorial
06/04/17 - ​Food industry design specialist, Wiley has been awarded a construction tender for the Singleton Regional Livestock Market upgrade.
Australian dairy expected to recover in 2017/18
Editorial
06/04/17 - ​Australian dairy farming businesses should see a much-needed return to profitability in the 2017/18 season, according to a recently-released report.
Chief Minister unveils vision for ACT as food security hub
Editorial
05/04/17 - ​ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has unveiled a vision for the territory to become a food safety hub and a home to plant and agricultural science.

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