Wheat Northern Region - GrowNotes™

Published: 8 Feb 2016

The northern grains region is the largest Australian source of premium, hard, high-protein wheat for export and domestic use. Demand for feed grain from the region's livestock industry is a key driver of grain production. In Queensland, on average 80,000 ha is sown to wheat annually with about half destined for the export market and the a quarter each for domestic milling and for the feed grain industry.


  • Planning/paddock preparation and planting
  • Plant growth and physiology
  • Nutrition and fertiliser
  • Weed and insect control
  • Nematode control
  • Diseases
  • Plant growth regulators and canopy management
  • Crop desiccation and spray out
  • Harvest and storage
  • Environmental issues
  • Marketing

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    Region: North

    GRDC Project Code: SBM00012,