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

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

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

Are Farmers Mad?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jan 12, 2018 8:38:00 AM

Farming, a profession that much of the time seems to rely on luck rather than the skill and hard work the farmer puts in. Nature and natural elements play a vital role in farming, they can make or break a harvest in a matter of hours.

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Topics: Farming, Farmers, Country Life, Environment, risk, Australia, Harvest

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

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

Why we need to do more with less

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Sep 22, 2017 3:01:39 PM

The pressure is on, now more than ever, to increase both production and productivity of agricultural practices, whilst remaining economical and environmentally sustainable and efficient.

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Topics: Industry, Australia, Producers, Production, Agriculture, sustainability, Farming, Farmers

Family Farms

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Aug 25, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Farming and station families have been around since the advent of agriculture in Australia . There are many families that have been working and living in rural Australia for many generations .
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Topics: Australia, Production, Country Life, Community, Regional, Agriculture, Farmers, Farming, Farming Families, Family

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

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