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10 tips to keep you safe on your quad bike or side-by-side farm vehicle

Did you know that quad bikes are the leading cause of injury and death on Australian farms? In line with National Farm Safety Week, 18-24 July, we want to help you keep yourself safe on your quad. On average there are 16 quad bike related deaths per year in Australia and almost half of quad […]

Sheepvention Rural Expo is back in 2021

Sheepvention is being held in a new format this year The industry pro Sheepvention Rural Expo in south west Victoria will be split into a number of smaller events this year due to COVID-19 regulations and restrictions. Traditionally the show, ran by Hamilton Pastoral and Agricultural Society is held in the first few weeks of […]

Agribusiness thrives through COVID recession

Farming profits through the pandemic year The Australian agriculture industry defied odds as the world suffered under the consequences of a global pandemic through 2020 and into 2021. For many markets within the farming sector, the pandemic year did not cause any downturn. Rural job vacancies are increasing as the agricultural economy continues to thrive. […]

2020, a year to remember for the wool industry

A year the wool industry will remember 2020 was a shock for the wool industry with COVID-19 disrupting the predicted recovery from prolonged drought, decreased demand and large correction in product prices. With key markets in China and Northern Europe along with global supply chains in flux, the market didn’t dip as low a expected. […]

Rain damage on hay and how to avoid it

How to avoid rain damage on hay La Nina conditions Currently in Australia La Nina is in full swing. Across many states we are experiencing heavy rainfall and stormy weather. Increased rainfall and cloud in the western Pacific is meaning there is an above average spring rainfall, particularly in the east and north. La Nina […]

Australian agricultural trade through COVID-19 and beyond

The latest insights into Australian agricultural trade The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has provided a report containing the latest information regarding our agriculture exports confirming that they have continued strong through COVID-19 despite disruptions to supply chains and logistics. The report is called ‘Analysis of Australian agricultural trade and […]

Tips for a profitable lambing season

Why are lamb losses so high and how to reduce them Winter is drawing to a close, however it is still cold across a large portion of Australia and lambing season is well underway. With so many risks in lambing emphasized by the colder weather, lamb mortality is unfortunately high for a lot of Australian […]

Profitability of Yard Covers

Why Should You Own a Yard Cover? Yard Covers are a valuable asset for stock owners, not only making it easier to work with cattle but also improves the animal’s welfare. If you are weighing up the pros and cons of building a yard cover over your cattle yards keep reading, we will give you […]

Future proof your harvest with bulk grain storage

Store & ignore (well until you are ready) Let’s talk the humble bulk grain storage shed. At Central, we’re all about creating great spaces that enhance lives, in this case flexibility. Storing your precious grain until the market works in your favour, can significantly affect your profitability. In the know. We cover a wide range […]

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