Princess Royal Station 2018

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Dec 14, 2018 12:43:09 PM
 
Well, its that time of year. The Christmas decorations are going up and the carols have started on the radio. As 2018 comes to an end here at Princess Royal, we thought we’d share a snippet of what has been a somewhat trying season as well as some of the achievements we are proud of in this last blog of the year.
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Topics: Australians, Agriculture, History, Farmers, Farming, Australia, South australia, Family, Farming Families

Getting in Touch with Farmers

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Oct 5, 2018 12:25:00 PM

 

Australian consumers have never been so in touch and interested in where their food has come from . In what has been referred to as the ‘Paddock to Plate’ movement, a wave of interest has sparked into farming.
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Topics: Agriculture, Farmers, Food, Australians, Suppy Chain

Passing on the Land

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Sep 21, 2018 9:21:00 AM

 

Family farms are the foundation of the Australian agricultural industry. Passing the farm and business on to the next generation is a parents dream, but the reality is that it can be complicated and problematic .
 
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Topics: Agriculture, Family, Preperation, Farmers, Farming Families

What is Supplementary Feeding?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Sep 7, 2018 7:29:00 AM

 

Like humans, a balanced diet is essential for optimal health. Supplementary feeding allows producers to balance their livestock’s diet for elements that may be missing from their pastures or feed mixes.
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Topics: Beef, Australian Beef, Grass Fed, Pasture Fed, Agriculture, Feeding

Fast Facts About 8 Common Australian Crops

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jun 29, 2018 8:00:00 AM
How much do you know about some common broadacre crops? Can you recognise them as you drive past on country roads? Do you know what they are all used for?
 
We decided to put together a list of 8 common Australian crops that can be seen in many regional areas and some of their characteristics .
 
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Topics: Agriculture, Farming, Producers, Australian, South australia, Cropping, Crop, Hay, Australia, Feedlots, Crops

How are producers becoming more resourceful?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jun 15, 2018 2:09:03 PM
 
In one of our recent articles, why we need to do more with less, we explained that the global population's demand for food is estimated to grow by a third between 2009 and 2050, or by 2.3 billion people to a total of 9.1 billion people . (High-Level Expert Forum, 2009)
 
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Topics: Agriculture, Farming, Producers, Australian, sustainability

Are the Job Opportunities in Agriculture Limitless?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jun 1, 2018 8:11:15 AM
 
We often have students and young people interested in farming, livestock and agriculture visit us . They seem eager to learn about the opportunities that the industry presents.
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Topics: Agriculture, jobs, employment, Producers, Australian

How has Australian Agriculture Changed?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on May 4, 2018 12:22:43 PM
Australian farms have come a long way in Australian agricultures very short history.
 
The ABS published that there were 85,681 farms in Australia with a gross value of production of  $60.8 billion in 2016-17 (ABS, 2017 These figures are made even more impressive by the fact that our Aussie farmers are so good at what they do that they can not only provide for the Australian population but export a significant amount to other countries, further supporting the Australian economy .
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Topics: Australians, Agriculture, Productivity, Technology, History, Farmers, Farming, Australia

6 Emerging Technologies in Agriculture

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Apr 6, 2018 12:47:02 PM
 

Australian farmers time is precious. Farmers are racing against a clock in one way or another, trying to work with uncompromising weather phenomena.

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Topics: Australia, Technology, Agriculture, Industry, Productivity

Moving Agriculture Forward

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Oct 6, 2017 12:22:48 PM
There is no disputing the fact that the agricultural industry is an essential component of our global society . To ensure the long-term sustainability of the industry, it is vital that we continue to grow and improve our production and processing methods .
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Topics: Industry, Australia, Producers, Production, Agriculture, Farming, Farmers

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