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Get the good oil on sunflowers at GRDC workshops

17 May 2021

GRDC and the Australian Sunflower Association will run workshops in Pittsworth and Gunnedah to share the latest research with growers and advisers.

Grower Stories

On-farm test spurs novel machine

17 May 2021

Todd and Brad Venning have built a novel subsoil manuring machine to ameliorate waterlogging-prone soils on their property near Hamilton,...


Protein gap drives Asian grain demand

16 May 2021

Singapore-based Jean-Yves Chow from Mizuho Bank explored the “Asia protein gap”, in which the region’s demand for protein (mainly meat, grain and oilseeds) outstrips supply...

Grower Stories New residue management practice delivers

Northern trials probe moisture-seeking wheats

14 May 2021

The development of ‘long coleoptile’ genetics that allow wheat plants to establish on moisture deeper in the soil has attracted...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases Keeping canola ahead of evolving blackleg
Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Suppressing disease to protect break crops

13 May 2021

GRDC is targeting profitable disease management in pulses and oilseeds through active disease surveillance and diagnostics, pathogen biology, epidemiology (how diseases function in the environment), genetic solutions and the development of integrated disease management packages.

Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Course offers free training

12 May 2021

The ‘Growers – Pest Reporting and Responses’ course is the ideal starting point for grain growers wanting to improve their...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Research prompts increase to recommended mouse bait concentrations

11 May 2021

An increase in bait mixing concentration was expected to be well received by industry, especially as many growers were currently...

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