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Rural Business magazine cover

August 2020

Released Aug. 10, 2020

Inside this Issue:


  • ACCC OKs new Elanco–Bayer Animal Health
  • New Group T BASF Luximax herbicide
  • New APMVA registration forms online
  • CropLife backs NFF ‘Grow Australia’ plan
  • Agri Novatex acquires Oz silage wrap

On the Move

Rural Business

  • Aussie experts help global FAW response
  • Urea use full steam despite supply risk
  • Returning to work after COVID-19
  • AgLink continues to grow member base
  • Zoetis sales support rural mental health


  • Is selenium deficiency costing you?
  • New glyphosate out-performs
  • Aquatic surfactant a ‘game changer’
  • Stay on top of inventory with AIMS mobile
  • New Voraxor pre-em set for 2021 release
  • Cattle weigh themselves with Trutest
  • New FMC herbicide trials show promise
  • Trapview tranforms crop pest monitoring

INSIGHTS: Spring horticulture & viticulture

  • New fungicide proves effective in Riverina
  • Laser bird repellent saves $50,000 in damage
  • Good crop establishment recipe for success
  • High load glufosinate granule offers benefits
  • New generation of organic weedkiller
  • New fungicide gives superior protection
  • Balanced crop nutrition produces a top drop

INSIGHTS: Fodder conservation & pasture

  • Spring forage crops are making a comeback
  • UMS Silver lucerne the best for all seasons
  • Forage brassica variety key to livestock profits
  • Best summer forage crops from Cropmark
  • Plan for success with Mainstar forage rape
  • Seed mix turns dirt into productive pastures

INSIGHTS: Water supply & irrigation

  • Managing water from rainfall to the herd
  • Fix it fast with Philmac repair kit