Monitoring populations of cereal rust pathogens to determine which crop varieties show signs of rust infection, which pathotypes (strains or...
Hostile soils have been challenging Australian wheat growing since European settlement. But the advent of the molecular era is finally...
Pasture cropping involves sowing an annual crop into a perennial pasture base to generate summer fodder and a harvestible crop...
Faulty decision-making can be more damaging to a farm business than faulty equipment. Establishing a farm advisory board provides a...
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Winter crop expansion gives options in northern WA wheatbelt
Average prices are commonly used to determine farm budgets and to calculate gross margins. While averages are useful, it is important to realise that the average is not a measure of risk or even an indication of the most frequent price that could be
During the Southern Panel’s spring tour, Associate Professor Li Day, principal research scientist and group leader in food structure and chemistry with CSIRO’s Animal, Food and Health Sciences division, showed the GRDC panel members food
Grain & Graze 2 research indicates the impact of grazing fertile cracking clay soils on compaction and subsequent crop yields is not as high as first thought
Western Australian grower Reece Curwen is set to explore international agriculture for management strategies that maximise productivity and profitability in broadacre farm businesses.
Pasture cropping involves sowing an annual crop into a perennial pasture base to generate summer fodder and a harvestible crop from the same land
Researchers across southern Australia are embarking on a new five-year controlled-traffic farming (CTF) project to increase soil productivity in low-rainfall areas of southern Australia.
Students in Victoria’s Wimmera region have had the chance to become familiar with private-sector grains R&D since a $14-million plant-breeding centre began operating adjacent to their classrooms.
A team of Australian crop scientists has unravelled one of the mysteries behind a major yield-limiting soil constraint for wheat – boron toxicity.
The Smith family, who farm at Dumbleyung in Western Australia, were named 2014 Grain Growers of the Year at the recent Kondinin Group and ABC Rural Australian Farmer of the Year Awards in Melbourne.