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Jul

$1,000 donation to “Tunes on the Turf” hits the right note

Leigh Stoddart & Co and the Crop Science division of Bayer have donated $1,000 to the Dunedoo Sports Club annual ‘Tunes on the Turf’ Music Festival through the iGiveLocal Community Support Program. Now in its fourth year, the iGiveLocal Program has to date donated over $100,000 to more than 190 local causes around the country....
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22
Jun

$1,000 donation to Molong United Hospital Auxiliary will take care of a much-needed renovation

The Rural Centre and the Crop Science division of Bayer have donated $1,000 to Molong United Hospital through the iGiveLocal Community Support Program. Now in its fourth year, the iGiveLocal Program has to date donated over $100,000 to more than 190 local causes around the country. The cheque was proudly presented to the to Molong...
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23
Apr

Gilgandra CRT member wins stunning new wheels

CRT Member, GK & LH Rohr Gilgandra are jumping for joy after taking home a brand new Toyota Hilux SR5 utility at the recent 2019 CRT Conference in Adelaide. In front of thousands of delegates, Patrick Riley from GK & LH Rohr successfully chose the winning key at the conference’s black tie gala dinner in...
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01
Mar

Superior crop safety, yield shines light on new canola herbicide

EXCELLENT crop safety and related early growth and vigour, culminating in the highest yield in a farmer demonstration trial, has convinced Brenton Clarke, Primaries Esperance, of the benefits of the new selective pre-emergent herbicide for canola growers, Devrinol-C. “We know it’s safer (than other standards) and we’re encouraging growers to give it a go this...
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01
Dec

Selecting the right working dog food

By Scott Williams, Nutrition and Technical Services Manager, Companion Animals at CopRice Whether you own one or many working dogs, the decision to feed them the best food for purpose can be challenging. Influencing factors can include, what’s available in your local store, what price you’re prepared to pay and most importantly, how to tell...
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01
Dec

Robust and accurate, Gallagher technology simplifies detailed livestock management

The ability to manage livestock according to accurate weight data was just one  compelling reason for Charvel Grazing wanting a Gallagher TWR-5 Weigh Scale and Reader. Charvel Grazing is run by the Hewitt family, who have been farming in Queensland’s Dawson Valley since the early 1900s. The mixed operation comprises 1,500 breeders and progeny, with...
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01
Dec

When it comes to float valves, it’s all about performance

What should you consider when choosing a float valve for your trough? How much water your stock requires is a good starting point, but this will vary depending on the type and the number of animals you have, how many animals drink at once, and the time of year. Generally it’s best to choose a...
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01
Dec

Is early weaning the key to long-term profitability?

Ongoing dry conditions are placing a strain on feed resources making feeding livestock a very expensive exercise. In particular, dam and progeny units present a significant feed cost, as lactation requires high amounts of energy to sustain. However, there is a way to save on feed costs, maximise productivity and develop young livestock efficient in...
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01
Sep

A look back at deregulation

It’s ten years since deregulation of wheat exports in Australia. At the time, there were plenty of doom-mongers predicting the end times were about to come to Australian grain growers. In this article we look to see what has occurred to pricing in the past two decades. The sky hasn’t fallen in, the crops are...
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