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Insights to inform water repellent soil management

18 Jun 2024

Professor David Henry and his team from Murdoch University are combining new capabilities in computational chemistry with conventional analytical chemistry to identify the compounds causing water repellency in Western Australian soils. This information will enable...


Business planning and staff retention focus at July regional workshops

17 Jun 2024

The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will host the 2024 Farm Business Updates in Three Springs, Calingiri, and Nyabing...


New soil knowledge website now online sharing science and management insights for agriculture

17 Jun 2024

A new website to support farmers, researchers, advisors, and students in their understanding of soil science and management is now online, with hundreds of resources...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases Proactive approach to weeds takes time
Grower Stories

Barley proves to be a cereal contender

14 Jun 2024

6 Better frost tolerance combined with new malt market options is reaffirming Peter and Kylie Bach’s decision to choose barley as their winter cereal.


Strategies to maximise groundcover following deep tillage

12 Jun 2024

Agronomic practices post strategic deep tillage are being refined by a team of Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development researchers across four port zones in Western Australia. The research points to the importance of the timing of the operation, choice of variety and seeding rates to maximise ground cover and minimise soil erosion loss.


What growers need to know this season…

10 Jun 2024

The upcoming grains information events in southern Queensland and northern New South Wales will cover key topics like the use...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases

$42m diagnostics initiative to bolster grains biosecurity

10 Jun 2024

A new five-year National Grains Diagnostic and Surveillance Initiative will use state-of-the-art technology and processes to improve Australia’s ability to...

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