Canola has received an injection of new genetic diversity – including valuable stress-tolerance traits – due to a large-scale pre-breeding...
Bringing forward the planting date for sorghum by four to six weeks from the norm is paying dividends for a...
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A new snapshot of legume inoculation use has emerged from a 2017 national survey of 154 growers who collectively farm more than 400,000 hectares across the country.
Legumes are changing the face of the cropping landscape in low-rainfall farming systems across north-west Victoria. In the state’s Mallee region many bare, long-fallow paddocks have given way to a leafy mix of legume crops, such as vetch or field
Thirty-six years on, RD&E redefines drought
A new audit of the breakfast cereal category shows fibre is shedding its traditional image.
The links between waterlogging tolerance and phytophthora root rot (PRR) are being investigated via GRDC-invested research as a means of improving PRR resistance in chickpeas.
With a large sorghum crop expected to be planted in the northern region it is timely to consider exotic pests that could threaten our crops if they arrived on our shores.
Western Australian canola growers can refer to new research to identify the optimum sowing window to maximise crop yields, the AusCanola 2018 conference in Perth was told in September.
Kojonup grower Roger Bilney and his family have been growing canola on their high-rainfall mixed crop and livestock farming property for more than 30 years, but believe it has only been in recent years that the potential of the crop has been fully
Victorian grower Andrew Whitlock aims to tame the dark, subterranean depths of the soil profile where hostile acidic subsoils are thought to be limiting yields on his cropping country at Rokewood, about 130 kilometres west of Melbourne.
Despite the exceptionally dry season in 2018, which gave many growers no chance to even plant a crop, the industry has shown increased resilience because of the cumulative effects of the work done by growers, researchers, advisers, machinery