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Fungal outbreak in eastern Australia causes dairy cattle
Editorial
20/03/16 - Veterinarians have confirmed cattle deaths and production loss in dairy herds, caused by "severe outbreaks" of facial eczema in parts of eastern Australia.
More than 40 hospitalised after chlorine exposure
Editorial
07/03/16 - A suspected faulty water pipe led to more than 40 workers from the Baiada Poultry factory in Beresfield being hospitalised on Monday.
The shifting dynamic of Aussie meat production
Editorial
07/03/16 - With a restricted pool of natural resources, efficiency gains have driven the increase in Australian meat production over the last four decades.
Parrot revolutionaries precision agriculture with Sequoia: a miniaturised high-tech multispectral sensor, compatible with all civil drones
Editorial
08/02/16 - Crop management should evolve to become even more effective: it is necessary to know to better produce, improve its environmental performance.
Avocado growers have not altered their harvest to create higher prices
Editorial
27/01/16 - Australia's avocado growers have not altered their harvesting to manipulate avocado pricing, according to Avocados Australia's CEO John Tyas.
The real cost of pesticides in Australia’s food boom
Editorial
06/12/13 - More than A$17 billion worth of crops grown in Australia annually is attributed to agricultural pesticides. That’s 68% of the A$26 billion industry.
Worm turns for cotton pest as Australia breeds in resistance
Supplier news
01/07/13 - Among Australia’s key cotton pests is the global insect nemesis of agriculture, Helicoverpa armigera.
State vs federal in WA grape gripe
Supplier news
13/06/13 - A proposal to allow Californian grapes into Western Australia is seeing the state’s Department of Agriculture take on its federal counterpart in an effort to maintain its pest
Six factors affecting fertiliser rates
Supplier news
13/06/13 - Achieving maximum yields from your land requires healthy and fertile soil. Here are six tips on getting the balance right.
ACCC gives the green light for Elders takeover
Supplier news
31/05/13 - The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission have approved the takeover of the agribusiness Elders by its main competitor Ruralco.
11 tips for using pre-emergent herbicides: DPI
Supplier news
29/05/13 - A pre-emergent herbicide is applied to the soil either before or directly after sowing and prior to weed emergence.
New legislation may restrict farmers’ access to agricultural chemicals
Supplier news
16/05/13 - New federal legislation was passed through parliament yesterday which will require chemical companies to re-register their products every 7- 15 years.

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