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Liming trials support new soil analysis technology

24 Oct 2021

Research being conducted in South Australia could offer growers a simpler option for soil analysis and help deliver insights into more-effective liming techniques. Ruby Hume, a PhD candidate in soil...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Crop rotations a key to barley grass control

23 Oct 2021

Gregor Wilkins has had success controlling barley grass using a combination of cultivation including a prickle chain and cultivar with...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Ryegrass management in the HRZ relies on a stacked approach

22 Oct 2021

Annual ryegrass in the high-rainfall zone is as competitive and damaging as in lower-rainfall environments, with each ryegrass plant reducing cereal yield potential by about...

Farm Business

National Grower Network: listening, learning and responding

20 Oct 2021

GRDC has announced the National Grower Network will replace the Regional Cropping Solutions Network and Grower Solutions Group model as...

Grower Stories Fire fright leads to emergency lift
Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Prevention is better than cure

18 Oct 2021

Early detection and prevention are key components of a biosecurity plan that is designed to reduce the likelihood and impact of devastating pests, diseases and weeds entering farms. The Invasive Plants and Animals Policy Framework identifies the four key aspects of the Victorian Government’s overall approach to managing the different stages of an invasive species.

Weeds, Pests and Diseases Pantry Blitz a biosecurity success for WA grains industry
Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Monitoring is key to prevent leaf rust losses

16 Oct 2021

Pests and diseases cut global wheat production by 21.5 per cent. Leaf rust has long been considered the most damaging...


It’s never too early to think about lime

15 Oct 2021

Summer lime applications may seem a long way off, but South Australian growers are being urged to plan their lime...

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