Frost Management, 26 Aug 2021
Frost is a complex cropping constraint to manage but growers have benefited from sharing their experiences through pre-seeding workshops in Western Australia. The major focus was on zoning paddocks according to their frost risk and managing them accordingly.
Frost Management, 23 Jul 2021
A new model-based system developed by CSIRO researchers enables growers to map frost movement over paddocks. Minimum temperature maps of paddocks offer the chance to bring damaging frost episodes into clearer focus on a farm scale.
Frost Management, 17 Mar 2021
As Gary Lang’s highest profit earner and with reasonable frost resistance, oats have become a regular part of his cropping rotation at Wickepin in Western Australia. This drives Gary’s keen interest in GRDC’s announcement of a comprehensive boost to oat improvement.
Frost Management, 14 Mar 2021
GRDC frost workshops to be held in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania will cover all frost-related considerations for growers.
Frost Management, 11 Mar 2021
ConsultAg consultant Garren Knell cautioned growers not to enter the 2021 cropping season with a false sense of security about frost after experiencing minimal frost damage in 2020.
Frost Management, 19 Feb 2021
Grain growers will be able to tailor their frost management plans after attending a series of pre-seeding frost workshops in March.
Frost Management, 07 Sep 2020
Researchers are starting to unlock the secrets of how frost-tolerant wheat varieties cope with the cold, with the identification of a biochemical pathway unique to frost-tolerant varieties. The finding by a GRDC-invested CSIRO project opens the door to new possibilities for phenotyping.
Frost Management, 13 Aug 2020
Results from trials across southern and Western Australia have reassured growers that farm input decisions have little impact on the susceptibility of wheat crops to reproductive frost.
Frost Management, 19 Jun 2020
Unique opportunity on offer to help deliver frost outcomes.
Frost Management, 05 Apr 2020
Reminder that early winter crop sowing can help reduce risks of frost in the northern region.