Victorian grain growers Dave and Jenny Morrison have found that the biosecurity practices required for their diversification into raising ducks...
A South Australian-based senior scientist has taken out the 2012 GRDC Southern Region Seed of Light Award for outstanding achievement...
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Improving green feed supply continuity in mixed-farming systems is one of the issues being addressed in a Grain & Graze 2 project.
More than 40 barley varieties are being trialled for commercial release at National Variety Trial (NVT) sites from northern New South Wales to central Queensland.
Available water is the biggest limitation to grain yields across the globe and new research shows Australia is not unique in having a significant gap between actual and achievable crop production per unit of water consumption.
While some growers have turned to claying or mouldboard ploughing to lift production on unproductive white sands, one family has taken a crop diversification approach
The gene scene: The Agricultural Biotechnology Council of Australia (ABCA) is an industry initiative established to increase public awareness of, and encourage informed debate and decision-making about, gene technology. The organisation is supported
2011 saw the launch of the CropMate VarietyChooser app for iPhones, iPads and iPod touch by the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (DPI).
A 2012 study of 300 preschoolers in Adelaide shows that four out of every five children need more fibre in their diets.
The increasing interest in dual purpose cereals is reflected in 55 new grazing cereals varieties being trialled across New South Wales.
Grain growers in southern New South Wales were given a glimpse of the future farm office at the NSW Partners in Grain (PinG) Tech Expos in July. The expos featured ABC Radio regular ‘the Gadget Guy’ Peter Blasina, who revealed some of the
Soil phosphorus can be taken up by wheat roots directly or through beneficial arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF). But how much phosphorus can the mycorrhizal fungi provide? Does crop rotation make a difference?