By Matt McCarthy, Senior consultant, O"Callaghan Rural Management, Bendigo, Victoria Have you asked yourself lately: "What"s the score? Is the...
Not all insects in crops are pests. Fiona Conroy reports on the IPM approach, which seeks to enlist the good...
A WA family enterprise is taking on Japanese manufacturers, reports Brendon Cant...
Although sunflowers are generally associated with cooking oil, it is their use as a snack food like potato chips that...
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A project to develop a rapid test to predict wheat quality will help Australia's leading domestic flour miller more closely meet the needs of its customers.
Although sunflowers are generally associated with cooking oil, it is their use as a snack food like potato chips that may provide an alternative market for Australian growers.
The development of soft wheats for commercial biscuit manufacture is one example of how research into wheat genetics and characteristics by the Value Added Wheat Cooperative Research Centre (VAWCRC) has led to market application.
Developing high yielding, disease resistant lupins with characteristics suited to specific end-users is the long-term goal of a GRDC lupin breeding project. The project leader, senior plant breeder Dr Bevan Buirchell, of the WA Department of
A WA family enterprise is taking on Japanese manufacturers, reports Brendon Cant
If graingrower, "opportunistic seller and micro-marketer" Mark Schilling could impart one gem of knowledge to other farmers it would be to invest in on-farm storage.
When the Kadamani family moved to Australia from the mountains of Lebanon, they hungered for the traditional, flat bread readily available in the Middle East. So Mrs Kadamani began making her family 'mountain bread', a thin, dry style of bread with
When former Sydney marketing executive Meg Bennett moved to the Macquarie Valley with her husband, wheat farmer Michael, she wanted to know everything about graingrowing. "I would constantly ask what varieties do we grow? Why do we grow that? Is
As China's economy has exploded, so has its middle class, which is increasing the demand for more diverse foods.
Understanding and exploiting your supply chain is vitally important to improving business opportunities for graingrowers - a fact that David Matthews, founder of the Wimmera Grain Company (WGC), knows only too well.