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Needham Ag Technologies

Needham Ag Technologies, LLC. is a crop management consulting and equipment parts company based in Kentucky, USA. Our website is www.needhamag.com Owner Phil Needham has worked within most agricultural production areas of Australia over the past 30 years, consulting with farmers, dealers and manufacturers, in addition to conducting field...

AV Weather Pty Ltd

A.V.Weather provides accurate long range forecasting, specifically tailored for the agricultural community of Australia. I offer 5 months outlooks, 4 week forecast and daily forecast for your exact location. The subscription service is a month by month basis, and I can tailor the packages to suit anyone’s individual needs...

Radio SANTFA

Subscribe to Radio SANTFA on iTunes here Episode001 – Listen to our first president, our current president and a couple of potential future presidents Episode002 – Listen to the Peters- Botsalis, Treloar & Hayman Episode003 – Listen to current president, Tom Robinson (multi-mixed species cropping),Tim Herrmann from DEWNR (Station...

All about Drones

Leighton Pearce of SANTFA recently presented at two workshops on the Eyre Peninsula, in conjunction with LEADA (Lower Eyre Agricultural Development Association) and EPARF (Eyre Peninsula Agricultural Research Foundation), providing farmers with information about Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV, or “drones”).  This project was delivered thanks to the Eyre Peninsula...

“The Cutting Edge” Autumn 2015

Santfa TCE Autumn 15 Evaluating the power of precision Santfa TCE Autumn 15 Exploring the potential of Ultra-High-Pressure UAN injection Santfa TCE Autumn 15 Get obsessed with having a really low seed bank! Santfa TCE Autumn 15 Local trial exploring the value of cover crops in SA Santfa TCE...

Two new SANTFA videos

SANTFA has two new videos on the YouTube channel: Investigating Advanced Seeding Systems and Improving Phosphate Use Efficiency.    ...

“The Cutting Edge” Summer 2015

Santfa TCE Summer 15 Back to basics and into the future Santfa TCE Summer 15 Balancing boron nutrition Santfa TCE Summer 15 Flexibility and profit from summer crops Santfa TCE Summer 15 Grower partners needed for Mallee project Santfa TCE Summer 15 Making a success of succession Santfa TCE...

“The Cutting Edge” Spring 2014

Santfa TCE Spring 14 A host of benefits from no-till and cover diversity Santfa TCE Spring 14 Copper – role, requirements and options Santfa TCE Spring 14 Discs offer ‘total package’ for Riverton farmer benefits Santfa TCE Spring 14 Improving the nitrogen efficiency of poultry litter Santfa TCE Spring...

“The Cutting Edge” Winter 2014

Santfa TCE Winter 14 A little birdy told me Santfa TCE Winter 14 Combine and conquer – discs and blades give ‘best of both worlds’ Santfa TCE Winter 14 Diversity the key on Summerfield Farm Santfa TCE Winter 14 Fighting back from flood and fire Santfa TCE Winter 14...

“The Cutting Edge” Autumn 2014

Santfa TCE Autumn 14 – Analysis driving award-winning farm Santfa TCE Autumn 14 – Australian growers on the pulse Santfa TCE Autumn 14 – Big benefits from ‘fine tuning’ inoculation practices Santfa TCE Autumn 14 – Building a profitable business for future generation Santfa TCE Autumn 14 – Cover...

“The Cutting Edge” Summer 2014

Santfa TCE Summer 14 – From collaborative farming to crop nutrition Santfa TCE Summer 14 – Future focus on continuous cropping and more land Santfa TCE Summer 14 – High plant diversity a must for effective cover crops Santfa TCE Summer 14 – More to claying than clay Santfa...

“The Cutting Edge” Spring 2013

SANTFA TCE Spring 13 – A decade on and still reaping the benefits of no-till SANTFA TCE Spring 13 – Breathing fresh air into on-farm grain storage SANTFA TCE Spring 13 – Capitalising on trusts and GST concessions SANTFA TCE Spring 13 – Getting back into sheep Aim for...

“The Cutting Edge” Winter 2013

SANTFA TCE Winter 13 Delving deep for increased yields SANTFA TCE Winter 13 Exploring the potential of UHP jet-stream technology SANTFA TCE Winter 13 Get your sh!t together SANTFA TCE Winter 13 Long and short of no-till tax benefits SANTFA TCE Winter 13 New weapons improving the odds in...

“The Cutting Edge” Autumn 2013

Santfa TCE Autumn 13 ‘All fuel’ engine opens way for bio-fuels on farm Santfa TCE Autumn 13 Exploring the potential of remotely piloted aircraft Santfa TCE Autumn 13 Food, fuel or funding – the global quandary Santfa TCE Autumn 13 Growers equipped for blackleg battle Santfa TCE Autumn 13...

“The Cutting Edge” Summer 2013

Santfa TCE Summer 13 Eyre Peninsula farmers join forces for dry future Santfa TCE Summer 13 Fashion or function- The pros and cons of PGRs Santfa TCE Summer 13 If it looks like a dog … Santfa TCE Summer 13 International, local scholars head speaker line up Santfa TCE...

“The Cutting Edge” Spring 2012

Santfa TCE Spring 12 Desperately seeking pest control Santfa TCE Spring 12 Diversification adding value to farming business Santfa TCE Spring 12 Farming a passion for Robinsons Santfa TCE Spring 12 Getting ready for the harvest ride Santfa TCE Spring 12 Integrating pest management Santfa TCE Spring 12 Lessons,...

“The Cutting Edge” Winter 2012

Santfa TCE Winter 12 Fleabane 101 Santfa TCE Winter 12 Glyphosate resistance a major concern Santfa TCE Winter 12 Learning the ABCs of liquid delivery Santfa TCE Winter 12 Life is tough – deal with it Santfa TCE Winter 12 Mallee farmer digging deep for better moisture retention Santfa...

“The Cutting Edge” Summer 2012

Santfa TCE Summer 12 $4,400 grant for sustainable agriculture research Santfa TCE Summer 12 Crash course for accidental farmers Santfa TCE Summer 12 Exploring the stubble management potential of headers Santfa TCE Summer 12 High water rates best for trifluralin on annual ryegrass Santfa TCE Summer 12 Managing seed...