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

Silage || Princess Royal Station

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Oct 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM
Silage plays an important role in the diets of our livestock for many reasons. Our farmers are currently preparing silage from this seasons crops.
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Topics: Silage, Harvest, Cropping, Farming

What is the Australian Beef Difference?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jul 28, 2017 2:00:53 PM
Australian beef is a cut above the rest for many reasons. Australian red meat producers work hard to maintain the high standards set by the industry.

There are a lot of contributing factors when it comes to superior eating quality including;
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Topics: Australia, Agriculture, Industry, Livestock, Production, Cropping, Australian Beef, Beef, Red Meat, Producers, Quality

A Farmers Work Is Never Done

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jul 14, 2017 2:36:32 PM
For us here in Burra the crops are sown and are now in the hands of nature. But our farmer's work is not over, they stay busy year-round, monitoring crops and their progress . They also need to monitor weeds and pests to ensure when their crops are ready to harvest, they will be of the highest quality possible, ultimately for the end consumer .
 
But for most Australian farmers, that’s not all that needs to be done during the off-season. Many farmers produce more than one food source and most have livestock that also needs to be taken care of.
 
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Topics: Australia, Rural, Agriculture, Industry, Insider, Livestock, Production, Cropping, Harvest

Preparing for Seeding

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Apr 7, 2017 10:50:09 AM
 
It is about that time of year when South Australian producers are preparing their land for their 2017 crops . This takes a huge amount of time and effort and is a part of what we do here at Princess Royal Station in Burra.
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Topics: Agriculture, Farming, Industry, Producers, Australia, Production, Cropping, Crop, Seeding, Preperation

A Brief History of South Australian Agriculture

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Mar 24, 2017 4:24:37 PM

Unlike the eastern states of Australia, South Australia was not colonised by convicts, the state was committed to a ‘free’ settlement when the South Australian Association, formed in late 1833, promoted the state to Europeans. (Bound for South Australia

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Topics: Agriculture, Livestock, Farming, Industry, Producers, Australia, History, Production, Quality, Cropping

What Factors Delay Harvest in Australia?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jan 27, 2017 12:09:19 PM
The majority of farming is an industry that is reliant on the changing of the seasons as well as the weather.
Farmers rely on rain and the sunshine at the right time for crops to grow, rain or the wrong conditions at the wrong time can hold up the whole show .
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Topics: Farming, Agriculture, Farmers, Cropping, Crop, Quality, Australia

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