A surge in the fall armyworm population throughout Queensland earlier this year has been a steep learning curve for growers and agronomists, who are striving to understand the pest's impact on Australian farming systems.

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Australia's agriculture sector is projected to reach its third-highest production levels on record in 2024-25, driven by an improv...
Australia’s farmers are expected to plant 23.55mha to winter crops this year – up more than 3% on 2023 despite a mixed start to th...
WA grains farmer Bob Nixon has dispelled the idea that corporations buying up farmland and planting "fence to fence" for carbon cr...
Australia's agriculture sector is projected to reach its third-highest production levels on record in 2024-25, driven by an improved seasonal outlook, according to the latest ABARES Agricultural Commodities and Australian Crop Report. GPA responded to the report with cautious optimism, acknowledging the variable seasonal conditions across major grain-producing regions.
Australia’s farmers are expected to plant 23.55mha to winter crops this year – up more than 3% on 2023 despite a mixed start to the season across the country, according to Rabobank’s 2024-25 Australian Winter Crop Outlook.
WA grains farmer Bob Nixon says corporations buying up farmland and planting ‘fence to fence’ for carbon credits may not necessarily be a drag on the farming industry. His comments come as 'hundreds of hundreds of millions' will be looking for 'natural capital' opportunities in Australian ag.
The lastest US Department of Agriculture Farm Sector Income Forecast anticipates that the sector will generate US$116 billion in calendar 2024, a drop of $US39.8bn, or 25.5%.
The world's largest ag company has accelerated a commitment to eliminate deforestation from its direct and indirect supply chain of key row crops in Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay.

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