GroundCover™ Issue 128: May-June 2017

Feature Articles

  • The gene scene
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    The gene scene

    Safflower with modified oil profile closer to market; Eliminating GM crops would raise CO2 emissions: study; GM alfalfa (lucerne) in...

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  • Industry snapshot
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    Industry snapshot

    Insurance rebate; Innovation measure; Grain competition; Farm business models; Mice update...

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  • Find the IWM answers you need
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    Find the IWM answers you need

    Useful resources to find the integrated weed management answers you need...

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  • Decide who is calling the shots
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    Decide who is calling the shots

    The only true, long-term solution to managing herbicide-resistant weeds is to have a very low (near-zero) weed seedbank. It is...

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    Study shows climate change holding back productivity

    Study shows climate change holding back productivity

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    National biosecurity award for CropSafe

    Victoria’s CropSafe Program has won the 2017 Australian Biosecurity Award, announced at the ABARES Outlook conference held in Canberra in March.

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    Find the IWM answers you need

    Useful resources to find the integrated weed management answers you need

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    Essential guide to spray application

    Achieving good weed control is important but avoiding damage to crops and off-target areas is essential.

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    Industry snapshot

    Insurance rebate; Innovation measure; Grain competition; Farm business models; Mice update

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    Blackleg resistance slip

    Canola pathologist Steve Marcroft has urged growers who have planted Group A canola cultivars from seed retained on-farm to be vigilant in monitoring their oilseed crops for blackleg disease this season. Prompting this recommendation is the finding

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    Researcher and educator honoured

    There are few people in the Australian grains industry who have not benefited from the wisdom and experience of Dr Rob Norton, the Horsham-based regional director for Australia and New Zealand of the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI).

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    Machinery replacement matters

    Increased farm machinery capacity has enabled Western Australia’s grain growers to lift scale and productivity without necessarily employing more people.

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    Record-breaking rains set up 2017 season

    Record-breaking summer rainfall across Western Australia’s grainbelt has created an unusual start to the seeding program for many growers.

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    GroundCover at the 2017 Updates

    The annual series of GRDC Updates across the country in February and March drew record numbers of growers, researchers and industry specialists. Presentations reflected the increasingly diverse fields of expertise being applied to the industry’s