News

April 9, 2019

Latevo goes mutual as deadline nears for discount premiums

LATEVO has entered into a mutual-fund model which is able to universally waive stamp duty on farm-income protection premiums, and...
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January 7, 2019

Pay-outs show farm income protection works

THE CHIEF executive of a farm income protection business said the pay-outs made by insurance businesses to growers highlighted how...
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November 18, 2018

The determined daughters keeping rural WA on the move

IT was just the way things were. When it came to splitting up the family farm, the boys would inevitably...
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November 1, 2018

Crop Insurance Change on the Radar

Multi-peril crop insurance has the potential to enable practice change that can increase yields as well as recoup expenditure on...
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November 1, 2018

Leg-up for income protection gains support

The farming industry was left hanging last week after expectations of an announcement on multi-peril crop insurance at the Drought Summit...
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October 25, 2018

NFF calls for long-term view at National Drought Summit

The National Farmers Federation is asking federal and state governments to provide incentives for farmers to insure themselves in part...
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October 19, 2018

Robot turns its eye to weed recognition at Narrabri

Weed detection and identification is moving into the robotic age at the University of Sydney’s Plant Breeding Institute at Narrabri...
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September 26, 2018

Economic wherewithall essential part of licence to farm: Nuffield scholar

Financial literacy should be part of the essential criteria to becoming a farmer in Australia, according to Nuffield scholar and...
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September 13, 2018

A grower talks about taking out MPCI for the first time

Drought across much of the country has refocussed attention on options for grain growers to manage production and financial risks...
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August 10, 2018

Case for crop insurance mounts in crippling NSW drought

Multi-peril crop insurance is being looked at in a new light, as New South Wales and Queensland growers struggle in...
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