“Rust strikes: $100 million Wheat Losses” and “Stripe Rust: Farmers Panic”. These were headlines in The Land newspaper published on...
A stark drop in growing-season rainfall in WA’s northern wheatbelt means growers have to get crop roots much deeper into...
Variable-rate technology is now part of the risk-management strategy at ‘Bullarto Downs’ in the southern Victorian Mallee, in the face...
An online learning NETWORK is connecting Australian grain growers and advisers to the latest crop nutrition and field crop disease...
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The Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) GRDC Growers’ Day on Monday 25 July will provide growers with the opportunity to access global and local experts on issues that affect productivity, profitability, risk management and business
The cause of septoria nodorum blotch on wheat, Parastagonospora nodorum, can reduce wheat yields by 10 to 20 per cent despite the application of fungicides and a heavy focus on plant breeding over the past 30 years.
The GRDC has announced dates and locations of the latest series of GRDC Grains Research Updates and GRDC Farm Business Updates for July and August in the northern and southern grain-growing regions.
Testing to determine herbicide-resistance levels on-farm will be the upside for northern grain growers who get involved in the 2016 herbicide-resistance survey.
Women with little or no agricultural background who move into farm businesses often bring welcome new skills, but consultant Louise Flohr says many are keen to be more involved with their farming systems.
A plant pathologist has raised concerns about root disease build-up in farming systems and the long-term sustainability of some commonly used fungicides.
On 4 May leading researchers gathered in Adelaide to discuss the human health benefits of pulses and recent developments in pulse food innovation. The symposium, On the Pulse, highlighted the opportunities for these Australian crops to be positioned
Canola growers across the southern region are advised to monitor their paddocks during stem elongation and look out for signs of blackleg infection on the upper stems and branches of their crops.
Research by the University of Western Australia (UWA) and grower groups has found that light grazing of sheep on crop residues over summer has little impact on the following no-till crops.
The International Wheat Yield Partnership (IWYP) has reported positive early findings in the ambitious project to raise wheat’s genetic yield potential by up to 50 per cent over the next 20 years through improved photosynthesis.