Pythium Root Rot21 Aug 2016
The impact of Pythium can be felt throughout the growing season, not just at crop emergence, resulting in yield reductions in cereal, brassica and pulse crops and in pastures. Research has now identified that crop rotation can have a big influence on the pathogen and disease expression.
Farm Financial Tool: Cash Flow Budget Fact Sheet21 Aug 2016
How do I know if my business has adequate funds?Maintaining strong control of the cash flow means planning (estimating) and monitoring the cash flow. Many farmers and banks would say cash flow is KING and that is why a cash flow budget is so important!
2017 Tips and Tactics: Reducing Herbicide Damage8 Apr 2017
Tips and tactics on identifying suitable conditions for spraying and reducing off-target drift from summer fallow spraying in cotton crops.
Tips and Tactics: Cereal Cyst Nematode, 20178 Apr 2017
This Tips and Tactics focuses on Rotations and resistant varieties vital for controlling cereal cyst nematode (CCN).
Irrigated Wheat: Disease Management in Irrigated Wheat10 Jul 2017
Good disease management has an important role in maximising yield and quality in irrigated wheat crops.
Tips and Tactics: Legumes and Nitrogen Fixation19 Jul 2017
For the current legume crop to gain nitrogen (N), and to increase soil N for future rotations, legumes need to be adequately nodulated by root nodule bacteria (rhizobia).
Crown rot in winter cereals21 Aug 2016
Rotations, observations and testing key to crown rot control. Three top tips to stop crown rot: rotate crops, observe plants for browning at the base of tillers and teststubble and soil.
Resistance Management Strategy For Diamondback Moth In Australian Canola24 Jul 2017
Canola can tolerate considerable leaf damage before causing yield loss, however severe infestations can cause complete defoliation and yield losses of up to 80 per cent in canola.
Assessing your personal and business needs15 Sep 2017
Having the right farm business model for your personal and business needs in place is the first step to building a more profitable farm. Read the Farm Business Models Fact Sheet now.
Farm business management: Making it work with different personalities15 Sep 2017
Understanding personality types within your family and business can assist considerably in achieving effective communication and management. Use this fact sheet to help effective communication.
Tax effective distributions through your Will15 Sep 2017
Making good farm-expansion decisions2 Oct 2017
Farm expansion involves increasing business scale to become larger, more productive or more profitable. Expand your farm, get the Fact Sheet now.
Determining the optimum level of investment in harvest machinery2 Oct 2017
Are you considering contracting or owning your own machine? This Fact Sheet will help you decide.
Personal Property Security Register – assisting growers to manage credit risk2 Oct 2017
This Fact Sheet is an important tool for grain growers who are selling or buying grain, equipment and engaging in other farm business transactions. Read about Personal Property Security Register to manage your risk.
Documenting a contract harvest agreement – what you need to know2 Oct 2017
Documenting a contract harvest agreement – what the farm business manager needs to know to get
Establishing or transitioning to an appropriate business structure2 Oct 2017
Is it time to make a change to your business structure? Use this Fact Sheet to know the right time and what change to make.
Resistance Management Strategy for the Green Peach Aphid in Australia Grains21 Aug 2016
In Australia, the green peach aphid (GPA), Myzus persicae, primarily attacks canola and pulse crops, as well as being a common pest in horticulture. This fact sheet outlines the resistance management strategy for GPA.
Sunflower nutrition21 Aug 2016
Crop nutrition is a vital management consideration for profitable sunflower production. Getting the rightbalance and supply of nutrients will maximise sunflower yield and oil quality.
Key Financial Ratios21 Aug 2016
Understanding your key financial ratios helps manage your farm business sustainability.As farm businesses become more sophisticated and owners strive ever harder to improve profitability and create wealth, the move beyond simple measures of physical production to whole business analysis is gaining momentum. The use of financial ratio and benchmark analysis has become increasingly popular with progressive farm business operators in recent years.
Peanut off-flavours21 Aug 2016
In 2008, earthy, musty off-flavours were detected in peanuts in North Queensland, which led to over $1 million of product downgrades. The problem has not been recorded, or studied, anywhere else in the world except North Queensland. GRDC-funded research has discovered the major cause of this off-flavour contamination. The GRDC has developed guidelines for a number of pre-harvest and post-harvest practices to minimise the risk.
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