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Weeds, Pests and Diseases

GRDC webinar: Fall armyworm management tips and tactics

20 Feb 2024

The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is hosting a timely webinar this Friday, February 23, to address the surge in fall armyworm (FAW) infestations affecting sorghum crops across the northern grain growing region. At...


New broadacre summer pulse crop for Queensland and northern NSW

14 Feb 2024

The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), in collaboration with the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) and the...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Growers on alert for Fall armyworm

09 Feb 2024

Fall armyworm are being detected at unprecedented levels in sorghum crops across Central Queensland, the Western and Darling Downs and northern New South Wales.

Weeds, Pests and Diseases Fungicide resistance in Queensland: be alert

GRDC and Farmers2Founders launch agtech program pathway

05 Feb 2024

6 The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) in partnership with Farmers2Founders (F2F) has initiated TEKLAB Grains, a comprehensive program designed to propel the development of...


New push to sweeten soybean plantings

31 Jan 2024

From a project instigated by a mayor in Queensland’s tropics to a new industry development officer further south, there is a push to reinvigorate the soybean industry in the northern region.


World-first solution to combat spray drift saves growers time, money

19 Dec 2023

The Weather and Networked Data (WAND) system, a pioneering Australian-developed weather data technology, has been embraced by over 2,400 grain...


GRDC infrastructure investments to enhance research capacity in Qld and NSW

18 Dec 2023

In 2023, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) announced significant infrastructure grants to Queensland and NSW recipients, as part...

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