March 31, 2017
Jason, Emma, Jenny, Ray, William, Annabelle and Coralie Charles, Charles Farming Co, Cambooya, won first place in irrigated sorghum for a crop of MR-Apollo.
The best crops on the Darling Downs have been showcased at the Royal Agricultural Society of Queensland (RASQ) Queensland Country Life Grains Outlook crop competition.
March 8, 2017
Lyndon Pfeffer, farm produce steward, Michael Hegarty, field sorghum competition winner, Alcheringa, Brookstead, Scott Merson, competition judge, Sam Weaver, 2017 Millmerran Show rural ambassador, Annie Fulton, 2016 Darling Downs showgirl, Connie Coverdale, 2016 Darling Downs rural ambassador, and Bill Smith, Advanta Seeds.
Growers of Advanta Seeds’ Pacific Seeds varieties dominated the Millmerran Show field crop competition recently, winning nine out of ten places in the field sorghum category and seven out of 13 spots in the field wheat category, including first place in both categories.
February 28, 2017
Farmer Kim Keefe, Mullewa Farm Supplies owner Glenn Bryant and Advanta Seeds territory manager Steve Lamb.
A new fundraising program in Mullewa involving the establishment of a community farm has raised $110,000 for local projects.
February 14, 2017
Scott and Amery Drage, Hillcrest, Northampton, took inspiration from Victorian counterparts when choosing their new wheat variety.
For many winter croppers looking to plant a new variety, the first step is to visit the National Variety Trials website, talk to an agronomist or see how the neighbour’s crop fared.
February 6, 2017
Kyabram farmer Sam thompson and Advanced Ag Shepparton agronomist Tim Anderson checking the Cobra wheat.
No tractor electronics at planting time and half a paddock of lodged wheat did not stop the Thompson family at Kyabram from ending 2016 with a bin-busting crop.