Feed Industry News from Oceania

  Last Updated: Monday 7th of February 2011 05:41:00 PM +0800HKT

Sorghum growers are being warned about a fungus that could render stock feed useless.

Ergot is an air-borne disease that flourishes in wet conditions and could strike crops planted in southern Queensland over the next few months.


  Last Updated: Monday 7th of February 2011 04:16:00 AM +0800HKT

Farmers still have concerns over drought conditions as the region goes into what are traditionally its highest temperatures.


  Last Updated: Wednesday 8th of December 2010 10:41:00 PM +0800HKT

Wimmera-Mallee farmers are heading into paddocks this morning to assess the extent of damage to grain crops after the latest torrential rain.


  Last Updated: Wednesday 8th of December 2010 10:34:00 PM +0800HKT

As per latest data release by Australia's Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig, the availability of feed grade wheat grade and other grades from new Australian crops won't be known until there is further progress in the annual harvest, said Wednesday.


  Last Updated: Thursday 2nd of December 2010 10:34:00 PM +0800HKT

Poultry and egg producers are feeling the sting of rising grain prices, according to the National Australia Bank.