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2018 YEAR END MARKED BY DAIRY SLOW DOWN

World dairy production is starting to stall according to the latest Rabobank report with Big 7 Exporters (US,EU, NZ,AUS, Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay) overall growing at just .6% YOY in […]

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CONTROLLED TRAFFIC FARMING CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN BALLARAT IN FEBRUARY

THE third International Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) conference will be held in Ballarat, Victoria, in February. (courtesy of Kondinin Group’s Farming Ahead) The theme for the conference is ‘Keeping on […]

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HYPER YIELDING GRAIN VARIETIES FOR HIGHER RAINFALL AREAS WILL SUIT THE GREAT SOUTH COAST

The Grains Research and Development Corporation’s (GRDC’s) ‘Hyper Yielding Cereals Project’ is focused on bridging the gap between actual and potential grain yields, producing results that are expected to have […]

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LOCAL SHEEP AND BEEF PRODUCERS TO WIN IN 2019

RABOBANK’S Global Animal Protein Outlook 2019 has predicted Australia’s sheepmeat and beef producers are set to enjoy strong prices into next year, supported by a growing global appetite for meat […]

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2018 WAS AUSTRALIA’S THIRD-WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD

BOM’s Annual 2018 Climate report Australia’s third-warmest year on record, with the annual national mean temperature 1.14 °C above average Summary: Both mean annual maximum and minimum temperatures above average for […]

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VIRTUAL AUCTIONS TAKING OFF

Online Auctioning is gathering momentum, as reported in Kondinin Group’s Farming Ahead: ANGUS STREET believes we are on the cusp of seeing an Amazon-style disruption of the livestock marketplace in […]

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YOUNG AG PROFESSIONALS – WE WANT YOUR OPINION!

The Great South Coast Food and Fibre Council invite producers, agribusinesses professionals and those working in ag support services across south west Victoria to register interest in being involved with […]

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GROWTH THROUGH DIVERSIFICATION

There is potential in the Great South Coast region to grow businesses through diversification and moving up the value chain. Watch how Ashgrove Farms and the Bennett family did it […]

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TEACHERS TO HEAD ON FARM WITH INNOVATIVE NEW PROGRAM

Something the Great South Coast could consider. Bringing our teachers to the farm so as to give them opportunity to see sophistication in food and fibre Production. (Article courtesy of […]

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GREAT SOUTH COAST REGION HAS THE POTENTIAL FOR GLOBAL COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY

The world of agriculture is changing faster than ever, and we need agtech to help us maintain our global competitive edge. We need to use our strengths in science and […]

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