Owning a cattle station in the Northern Territory as well as properties near Roma meant the door was open to a diverse range of markets for these adroit farmers.
A Victorian farmer at the cutting edge of introducing technology to improve accuracy in crop seeding, reckons it will offer savings on input costs and improve yields - and eventually consign air seeders to history.
South Australian agribusiness Rural Directions is now a thriving advisory company working with one in nine farmers in SA, realising a hunch that change was on the way.
Managing by soil type rather than by paddock and understanding the variability that exists, is paying huge dividends for Precision Agriculture and its clients.
WHETHER it be capitalising on what is shaping up to be a great era for the northern cattle industry or pulling through one of the toughest droughts on record, the game plan is the same for go-ahead Western Australian beef producers Mark and Narelle Bettini.
Local ingredients and a commitment to bettering the community are the secrets behind the success of the Bargara Brewing Company.
Anthony Rehbein's ginger, grown in rich, red, volcanic soil, gives a locally brewed beer an extra punch.