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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 Growers to Benefit From 10 Year Investment

    Media Releases

    Article Date
    21.02.2017
    Region
    National

    The Acting Prime Minister the. Hon. Barnaby Joyce and the NSW Minister for Primary Industries the Hon. Niall Blair MP today jointly announced a bilateral agreement between GRDC and the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Primary Industries (DPI), at the Sustainable Farming Centre in Tamworth.

  • Tactics for lifting wheat yield on GRDC agenda in Dubbo

    Media Releases

    Image of Neil Fettell

    Article Date
    21.02.2017
    Region
    North

    New South Wales grain growers have trended towards shorter season wheat as cropping programs intensify, but new research is showing longer season varieties may actually produce better yields in some regions.

  • European expert to address Mingenew Update event

    Media Releases

    Image of Lise Jorgensen

    Article Date
    17.02.2017
    Region
    West

    Leading Danish researcher Lise Jorgensen will be one of the keynote speakers at the first event kicking off the 2017 series of Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Grains Research Updates in Western Australia.

  • Is your chickpea seed disease and defect free

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    16.02.2017
    Region
    North

    New South Wales and Queensland chickpea growers are being urged to take advantage of a no-cost testing service to ensure this season’s planting seed is disease and defect free.

  • How does South East Asia like their noodles

    Media Releases

    Image of Ken Quail

    Article Date
    15.02.2017
    Region
    North

    South East Asia (SEA) is the largest and fastest growing market for Australia wheat, importing 42.9mmt over the past five years, valued at $2.6 billion per annum.

  • Is your cereal planting seed disease free

    Media Releases

    Grains

    Article Date
    14.02.2017
    Region
    North

    New South Wales cereal growers are urged to take advantage of a no cost disease testing service now available for 2017 planting seed.

  • NSW agronomist wins GRDC Seed of Light award

    Media Releases

    Image of Barry Haskins

    Article Date
    14.02.2017
    Region
    North

    Prominent southern New South Wales agronomist Barry Haskins has been recognised for his invaluable contributNSW ion to northern grains research, being awarded the 2017 Seed of Light Award by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).