Despite weather conditions halving expected yields at the close of 2015, lentil production remains buoyed by strong global demand, record...
2015 Harvest of extremes: The 2015 winter harvest season will go down in history as one of the most extreme...
Irrigated wheat has become increasingly popular across the northern grains region due to fluctuations in water availability and commodity prices....
There is substantial potential for increased production and profitability of irrigated cereals...
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The Partners in Grain (PinG) Mid North South Australia group kicked off an agronomy program in August with three simple rules: there is no such thing as a stupid question; children are welcome; and be prepared to have a laugh while learning.
A pulse disease specialist is encouraging mixed farmers who are planning to graze animals on lupin stubbles to check the stubble carefully for signs of phomopsis to avoid the onset of lupinosis.
Former GRDC Southern Panel member Richard Konzag, who farms at Mallala, South Australia, said the fires that ravaged the Lower North farming community were the worst he had ever experienced.
Food security and public-private research partnerships were two major themes at the 9th International Wheat Conference.
A lack of national fertiliser-use data is hampering crop predictions and has the potential to cost growers millions of dollars in lost income when the grain-handling system is ‘caught out’, says grain supply dynamics specialist Dr David Stephens.
Isolated storms lifted rainfall in south-east Queensland, making the region an exception to the otherwise parched northern cropping zone.
Seventh-generation Tasmanian mixed farmer Matt Dunbabin was named Australian Farmer of the Year and Diversification Farmer of the Year in the 2015 ABC Rural and Kondinin Group Australian Farmer of the Year Awards announced in September.
Western Australia’s revamped and re-branded GRDC Grains Research Updates will start with a two-day event in Perth in late February, followed by a series of regional forums.
Western Australian grower Kym ‘Freddy’ Curnow – a highly regarded earlier adopter of variable-rate technology (VRT) – has been remembered as a hero after he was killed in the fire that destroyed thousands of hectares of ready-to-harvest
Too many barley varieties and inconsistent quality are acting as barriers to Australia having greater access to the lucrative Chinese brewing market, the 17th Australian Barley Technical Symposium was told.