Harvest is well underway around much of the country and it is with a mix of hope and cautious optimism...
Growers are being urged to try to control weed seeds during harvest as a key strategy for prolonging the effectiveness...
Careful planning and cash management in the good years reduces farm business risk...
As part of GRDC's Farm Business Management Initiative we are working on a number of fronts to increase grower, adviser...
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The GRDC has introduced a suite of audio programs to keep growers up to date with RD&E, locally and across the country.
There have been significant gains in Australian agricultural safety; however, machinery, tiredness and time pressure still make grain production one of the more dangerous occupations.
A series of new workshops focusing on improved farm office and business management are on offer through Partners in Grain (PinG).
Dr Doug Reuter, a researcher whose legacy includes work on the GRDC's Better Fertiliser Decisions for Cropping Systems in Australia and several popular texts on soil and plant nutrition, died on 25 August
Researchers have detected a new leaf rust pathotype on samples of the Naparoo wheat variety collected in northern New South Wales in early August.
Growers are being urged to try to control weed seeds during harvest as a key strategy for prolonging the effectiveness of certain herbicides, which is being threatened by resistant weed populations.
Constant doubts about seasonal and market conditions make running a farm business anything but certain. Staying calm in the face of such uncertainty and working methodically through issues as they arise are critical qualities of successful farm
Grain growers and industry professionals who wish to take the next step in their career are being offered a helping hand through a new GRDC skills and capacity-building initiative.
To maintain access to lucrative overseas grain markets – worth up to $11 billion a year – Australia can be asked to provide evidence that exported grain is free from exotic grain pests.
As part of GRDC's Farm Business Management Initiative we are working on a number of fronts to increase grower, adviser capacity in farm business management. One major initiative is the production of fact sheets to assist growers and advisers in