Genome sequencing of the pathogen that causes the wheat disease tan or yellow spot is expected to accelerate the release...
At a small school in central New South Wales students are discovering inspiration and excitement in hands-on agricultural science...
Insecticide resistance in aphid and mite populations is likely to rise across southern Australia....
Several significant crop protection issues have emerged in the past few years to challenge crop production – from mouse plagues...
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Harvest is crunch time for each year’s crop, and always a good opportunity to evocatively capture on film the season’s end-game
The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) has introduced Levies Online to allow levy returns to be electronically lodged. The grains return form for coarse grains, grain legumes, oilseeds and wheat levies is available at
Assessment of new and benchmark wheat varieties grown in South Australia as part of GRDC-funded National Variety Trials (NVT) show the profitability of different varieties can vary by up to $100 per hectare.
A new online calculator is helping northern grain growers and advisers determine control thresholds for insect pests.
One of Australia’s leading agricultural soil scientists, Dr Sally Officer, passed away in December.
GRDC Northern Panel member Loretta Serafin was recently named joint winner of the Australian Society of Agronomy’s Young Agronomist Award for excellence in research and extension.
Researchers from around the world recently gathered in Narrabri, New South Wales, to focus on reducing cereal cropping losses caused by crown rot disease.
Trials at Munglinup on Western Australia’s south coast show combined use of zero-till and stubble retention is up to twice as productive as cultivation and stubble removal on non-wetting soils.
Windrow burning to control weed seeds is a widespread practice in Western Australia, but its efficacy is largely unproven on the eastern seaboard.