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Nitrogen work hits home
A survey is showing that work on nitrogen use is helping to spread a simple message – keep on top of soil nitrogen
Rhizobial inoculant options
Best-practice options for rhizobial inoculation can help southern growers lift the supply of fixed soil nitrogen that underpins high-value pulse cropping. Pulses are estimated to fix about 100 kilograms of nitrogen per hectare, worth about $220
Canola guide for growers
A new canola publication guides growers in their agronomy decisions for next season
New crop disease detected
Researchers are closely monitoring cereal crops in Victoria’s Wimmera after the detection of a new virus species in June. The disease, Barley virus G, was first identified in South Korea in 2015. Closely associated with established yellow dwarf
Tramlines trap weed seeds
Darling Downs grower Peter Bach runs a well-stocked weed control toolbox, with strategies for both ends of the season. He has equipped his Claas Lexion 760 header with a Shelbourne stripper front and an EMAR chaff deck for a two-pronged attack on
New pulse variety releases
Five new pulse variety releases – three faba beans, a chickpea and a lentil – address previous disease resistance and yield limitations.
Industry gains from grains
Bread has traditionally provided a range of nutrients as part of the Australian diet. But in the past decade, its carbohydrate and grain content has become the target of negative press.
Summer crop research boost
A multi-agency investment of $1.3 million has been made into new, regionally specific mungbean and sorghum research aimed at improving growers’ productivity.
Wheat genome finally cracked
After 13 years, an international project has unlocked the complete wheat genome.
Chaff lining a grazing match
After six years of narrow windrow burning, WA grower Andrew Kenny went looking for a harvest weed seed control (HWSC) option that better suited his mixed farming enterprise. He has made a seamless transition to chaff lining for more flexibility in