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Multi-skilled team gets the edge on climate

03 Aug 2021

A mix of tertiary qualifications and off-farm experience together with the latest crop genetics and precision planting techniques are being used by the Watson and Swift families to inform their...


Record harvest recorded as GM crops roll out

02 Aug 2021

After the lifting of a moratorium in place for the past 16 years, the first genetically modified canola crops have...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Strobilurin resistance in Septoria tritici blotch confirmed in SA

01 Aug 2021

Wheat growers are being urged to monitor the effectiveness of fungicides this season after the common wheat disease, Septoria tritici blotch, was discovered to be...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases Workshops to offer insights into soil-borne diseases
Weeds, Pests and Diseases

WA growers urged to check crops for mouse damage

30 Jul 2021

WA growers are being urged to walk paddocks to check for mouse activity and crop damage to determine whether they...


Ground-truthing long coleoptile wheats

28 Jul 2021

Long coleoptile wheats are being regionally tested to provide agronomic and farming systems guidelines for growers to use to improve wheat production under a changing climate and increased enterprise size.


Are long coleoptile wheats an early sowing game-changer?

26 Jul 2021

Changing climate and increasing enterprise size are driving the need for new plant traits that maximise yield potential under these...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Exotic pest a ‘miner’ issue for the grains industry?

25 Jul 2021

Serpentine leafminers are a serious threat to crops that rely on the visual appearance of their foliage for market acceptance...

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