Although management practices cannot alter a soil’s potential carbon capacity, only the rate at which carbon is accumulated or lost...
Gene teams at the sharp end of crop development Often working unseen by the industry at large, the work of...
Here are extracts from three of the farmer case studies that will be available on the Soil Health Knowledge Bank...
Many questions remain about the potential of biochar – a series of investments by the GRDC hopes to provide the...
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The term ‘new technology’ came to have a different meaning to the advisers, scientists and grain growers who attended GRDC Research Updates around the country this year.
GRDC research into the nitrogen-fixing attributes of rhizobia and pulses could contribute to international efforts to improve agricultural productivity for some of the world’s poorest rural communities.
Seven soybean varieties have been showcased in an irrigated demonstration trial near Norwin, on Queensland’s Darling Downs, as part of the Better Oilseeds project. These include new culinary varieties Bunya, Fraser and Oakey, suited to end uses
A website that houses data from a joint GRDC and Land & Water Australia-funded project – the Western Australia Healthy Soils Project – is expanding to include eastern Australian information.
Growing cereal crops for grain and grazing in Western Australia’s central wheatbelt can more than double profits – provided finishing rainfall is above average.
The Soil Health Knowledge Bank highlights six characteristics of healthy soil
Stakeholders across the grains industry have taken part in a review of the GRDC-financed National Variety Trial (NVT) program, now in its fifth year of operating an independent, nationwide system for assessing the performance of new grain and pulse
An understanding of how crop roots change the arrangement of pore space could help researchers measure the changes in water infiltration and availability when growing conditions change.
As sowing 2009 rolls around, West Australian grower Clancy Michael is again giving lupins a high ranking in his farming system.
Across Australia, 20 undergraduates have been seeing what life could be like as a plant scientist by participating in CSIRO Plant Industry’s summer student program