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  • Canola research offers a profitable helping hand

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    28.02.2017
    Region
    North

    Best practice agronomic management is a grower’s greatest ally in the quest to optimize canola profitability and capitalise on the crop’s significant rotational benefits.

  • No-till stubble reduces impact of water repellent soils

    Media Releases

    Image of soil and water

    Article Date
    28.02.2017
    Region
    West

    Results of the latest research seeking solutions to soil water repellency have been revealed at Western Australia’s premier grains research forum.

  • Practical finance advice on offer at Farm Business Updates in Temora

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    27.02.2017
    Region
    North

    Practical advice for growers on how they can improve their financial management will be the focus of the Grains Research and Development (GRDC) Farm Business Update in Temora this week.

  • Top science gong for WA soils researcher

    Media Releases

    Seed of light winner Stephen Davies

    Article Date
    27.02.2017
    Region
    West

    One of Western Australia’s leading experts on managing soil constraints in cropping systems has been named the winner of the 2017 Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) western region Seed of Light award.

  • Global grains expert kicks off proceedings at premier Perth research event

    Media Releases

    Image of David Jackson

    Article Date
    27.02.2017
    Region
    West

    Increasing global protein demand and expanding middle class populations in emerging economies, such as China, will drive growth in future markets for Australian grains, according to international commodities expert David Jackson.

  • Trials probe impact of soil amelioration on frost

    Media Releases

    Trial crops in western australia

    Article Date
    24.02.2017
    Region
    West

    The results of trials testing whether deep ripping and mouldboard ploughing can increase crop yields and reduce the severity of frost will be revealed at Western Australia’s premier grains research forum.

  • Low rainfall grains R&D focus at Merredin Update

    Media Releases

    Roger States crouching in a canola field

    Article Date
    23.02.2017
    Region
    West

    Producing grain in the lower rainfall Kwinana East port zone creates many challenges for growers in managing soil moisture, risks of frost and heat stress, time of sowing and weeds.

  • Farm business matters in focus at Quambatook

    Media Releases

    Rob Sonogan Southern Panel

    Article Date
    23.02.2017
    Region
    South

    A forum at Quambatook next month will help inform local grain growers’ farm business decision-making in 2017.

  • Dry run for herbicide trials in central grainbelt

    Media Releases

    Ryegrass in a field of wheat.

    Article Date
    22.02.2017
    Region
    West

    While many parts of the Western Australian grainbelt have been inundated with water in recent weeks, too often the lead-up to crop sowing across much of the State is dry and applying pre-emergent herbicides that might not persist in the soil can be risky.

  • Grain insights to feature at Kendenup Update

    Media Releases

    Andy Duncan is here at aGRDC event.

    Article Date
    22.02.2017
    Region
    West

    The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Grains Research Update for the Albany Zone will be held at the Kendenup Lodge on March 7 and will feature a line-up of local and international speakers.