GroundCover™ 136 September-October 2018

Feature Articles

  • Millet shows its worth as a versatile cover crop
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    Millet shows its worth as a versatile cover crop

    White French millet is proving a worthy inclusion in the Woods family’s five-year rotation as a cover crop that holds...

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  • New knowledge rises from waterlogging
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    New knowledge rises from waterlogging

    For southern grower and agronomist Jim Zwar, new knowledge drawn from wheat trials on his property has informed a rethink...

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    Barley disease step-up

    The next phase of a long-running research program to improve disease resistance in barley has begun in Western Australia.

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    Western panel on the road

    The GRDC’s Western Panel hit the road in late July to hear first-hand growers’ thoughts on research and extension needs and opportunities.

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    Vetch on the radar

    Vetch on the radar

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    New Southern Panel chair

    Victorian grower John Bennett, from Lawloit, steps into his new role as chair of the GRDC Southern Panel.

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    Call for help on pulse disease surveillance

    Agriculture Victoria is calling on agronomists to send in diseased plant samples for diagnostics as part of a new initiative targeting pulse diseases.

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    Screening service for insecticide resistance

    Grain growers are being asked whether they have noticed a chemical control failure or suspect insecticide resistance in redlegged earth mite (RLEM) and lucerne flea.

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    New weeds resistance head

    Saskatchewan grain grower and respected Canadian weeds researcher Professor Hugh Beckie is the new head of the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI).

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    Ukraine eyes huge production potential

    Ukraine has the potential to double its wheat yields if it introduces breeding and production technology used in European Union countries, according to the president of the Ukrainian Grain Association, Nikolay Gorbachov.

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    Grain storage expert was top of his field

    The Australian grains industry is mourning the sudden passing of grain storage expert and friend Peter Botta.

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    Mingenew grower new western chair

    Mingenew grower Darrin Lee has been appointed the new GRDC Western Panel chair, replacing Dunn Rock grower Peter Roberts who has held the position since 2011.