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Frost research set to target ear architecture

11 Jul 2024

After many years of hearing stories about wheat varieties with different-shaped ears being more tolerant to frost, CSIRO wheat geneticist Dr Greg Rebetzke is excited to be able to study them as part of a...


Tasmanian grain growers to help shape research investment

09 Jul 2024

Grain growers in Tasmania’s Hagley and Launceston regions are invited to help direct how their levies should be invested in...


GRDC supporting SA growers through SAGIT

01 Jul 2024

The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is bolstering its support for South Australian grain growers through new research collaborations with the South Australian Grain...

Grower Stories

For the love of corn: driving innovation and precision cropping

29 May 2024

6 Victorian grower Ray Thornton is addicted to growing corn, and although the crop is more widely known as maize, he is quick to point out...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Disease outlook and managing increased risk

15 May 2024

GRDC Research Updates have foreshadowed a heightened risk of disease in 2024, while providing advice on the steps to take to minimise impact on grain yield. Providing a cereal disease outlook, plant pathologist Dr Grant Hollaway from Astute Ag said there was risk of yield losses from diseases including Septoria tritici blotch in wheat, net form of net blotch in...


Timely support for frost-risk regions

09 May 2024

A suite of resources drawing on the knowledge of agronomists across the Mallee has been developed to help mitigate against...


Trials help faba beans build promise in HRZ

08 May 2024

Faba bean trials over several years are looking at integrated disease management and optimal nutrition and canopy growth to provide...

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