Viterra considers feedback

BULK grain handler Viterra has completed its consultation stage on its own internal harvest review. The company circulated a survey to growers earlier this month and held several meetings around the state to gain feedback for its report. Post Harvest Review Working Group chair, Rob Kerin, said the group’s efforts had been fairly comprehensive. “The […]

Farmers urged to watch world trends

Five factors in grain crop ‘hedging ’says analyst The outlook for the grains market over the next 12 months is optimistic, but farmers are urged to keep a close eye on some major world trends before committing hedging plans for the 2011/2012 crop. That was the word from Rabobank senior analyst, economics and commodities, Wayne […]

Exciting games! But who was watching?

By Three Points Where were the spectators?! There were many captivating and exciting games, but few people saw them. The A Men and Women competitions are arguably the closest they have been for years. What they need is active support! Dribbler was amazed by the thrilling game between Long Plains and Bulldogs. It was terrific, […]

Share farm or lease?

Workshops investigate costs, risks and opportunities Leasing and share-farming provides opportunities for landholders who look to exit or stand aside from the physical side of farming activities, while still maintaining ownership of their property or land base. Leasing and share-farming also provides opportunities for farmers looking to grow the scale of their farming businesses by […]