The winter crop is in the bin and growers are looking for ways to invest surplus income to expand, manage...
A series of biosecurity workshops will be rolled out across grain-producing regions by the not-for-profit training network Partners in Grain...
New research aims to determine the best gene combinations to lift the frost tolerance of Australian wheat varieties...
An increase in the number of frosts later in the season means more growers are reassessing sowing dates and varieties...
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CSIRO’s Dr Richard Richards and Professor Graham Farquhar, from the Australian National University (ANU), have been awarded the UK-based Rank Prize for their development of methods that identify crops with superior water use efficiency (WUE). The
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A series of GM varieties of wheat and rice are under development by Indian plant breeding company Mahyco (the Maharashtra Hybrid Seed Company) in which the US-based Monsanto holds a 26-per-cent stake.
Legumes, such as beans, peas, chickpeas and lentils, have lots of potential as health foods because they provide an inexpensive source of plant protein and dietary fibre.
GRDC and its grower representative organisation Grain Producers Australia (GPA) have announced that independent consultancy Marsden Jacob has been appointed to review the governance structure of the GRDC.
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has announced a US$23.7 million (A$27.1 million) investment by Norway to conserve and manage the world’s major food crops. The FAO cited the critical need for crop diversity as populations are soaring
A series of biosecurity workshops will be rolled out across grain-producing regions by the not-for-profit training network Partners in Grain (PinG).
John ‘Chompy’ Masters has been using clay spreading and delving since the mid-1990s on his 2430-hectare cereal and sheep property near Wharminda, on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
Thousands of honey bees in Australia are being fitted with tiny sensors as part of a world-first research program to monitor the insects and their environment using a technique known as ‘swarm sensing’.
The GRDC highly values capacity building in the grains industry and as a result invests in various initiatives such as GRDC travel and training awards. These initiatives aim to promote and support the development of strong industry leaders,