GRDC Grains Research Update – Miles

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GRDC Grains Research Update – Miles
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5 hours and 45 minutes

GRDC Grains Research Update
Miles – Tuesday 26 July 2022

Discuss the latest farm-ready information to improve profit, with researchers, agronomists and leading growers at the Miles GRDC Grains Research Update.


  • Farming system resilience - system risks and sustainability. Jeremy Whish(CSIRO)
    • How much rain is needed to hit a soil water trigger for sowing in different soils and conditions?
    • Risk and double cropping after sorghum.
  • Grain storage. Chris Warrick (Primary Business)
    • Managing chickpea and cereal quality in on-farm storage
    • New data on falling numbers
    • Storage environment, variety and harvest conditions and aeration performance and back pressures.
  • Managing problem summer grass weeds with pre-emergents. Richard Daniel (Northern Grower Alliance)
  • Crown rot management. Steven Simpfendorfer (NSW DPI)
    • Pushing wheat rotations
    • Variety tolerance vs resistance
    • Basal browning vs yield impact
    • Stripper front impacts.
  • Cereal disease issues with rusts and yellow leaf spot in 2022. Lislé Snyman (DAF Qld)
  • How soil organic matter and carbon work!  Data from 500 paired sites across the northern region. Mike Bell(UQ)
  • Carbon sequestration options for grain producers in NSW & Qld - pros, cons and pitfalls. Peter Grace (QUT)
  • An inversion drift hazard alert and warning system for eastern Australia - advantages of 24-hour monitoring and forecasts. Graeme Tepper (Micrometeorological Research)
Miles Leichhardt Centre, Memorial Hall, 29 Dawson Street
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Erica McKay
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Cost (in AUD$): $30


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