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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.
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
Chickpea breeders are calling on new tools to build resistance to costly chickpea root-rot disease
Light showers and overnight dews will signal the start of ideal snail baiting conditions this autumn.
The South Australian Government announced in September that it would undertake an independent review of the state’s GM moratorium in coming months.
Members of Australia’s peak body for agricultural professionals can seek a new level of accreditation that recognises their willingness to learn, lead and subscribe to an industry code of ethics