With frost damage now estimated to be costing growers $360 million a year, the Australian National Frost Program (ANFP) is...
Efforts to eradicate wild radish have intensified on the property of Simon and Dahnie Smart at Chapman Valley, near Geraldton,...
Glyphosate-resistant fleabane and barnyard grass are now widespread in the northern cropping region...
Herbicide-resistant weeds represent the single largest threat to Australian and global food security – and cost Australian growers more than...
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Harvest weed seed tactics have now proven their worth in managing weeds across four Australian states
Improved hybrid genetics are allowing growers in low-rainfall areas to better match nitrogen applications to yield potential in canola crops as the season unfolds.
Multi-week forecasts, which are top of the list for the Managing Climate Variability (MCV) program, have come a step closer with the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) switching to dynamical, or physics-based, forecasting.
India is Australia’s largest market for chickpeas, and new research focusing on consumer preferences in that country has identified flavour and functionality as the major challenges for Australian pulse breeders and growers to address.
A new riverside location is providing additional biosecurity challenges for the Judd family
The new Crop Diseases app, released last year by the Victorian Department of Primary Industries (DPI), is being updated with the latest disease resistance ratings from 2012-13 trials and information on exotic diseases that could help the grains
More than 300 international scientists gathered in Fremantle, Western Australia, in February to share their research and experience relating to herbicide-resistant weeds – one of agriculture’s most pressing global issues.
Growers in the southern cropping region can learn from the experience of their western counterparts to slow the development of herbicide-resistant wild radish, which has developed widespread multiple resistance to herbicides in Western Australia
Trials in Western Australia’s northern agricultural region in 2012 showed that older herbicides are still effective against wild radish and continue to play an important role in controlling this costly weed.
An extensive liming program has helped Rex Glass and his son Corey rescue the productivity of the soils on their Wongan Hills property, providing a return on investment within three years.