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  • Australia’s wheat productivity ranks highest globally
    Cereals, 20 Sep 2023
    Australia’s wheat productivity ranks highest globally

    A benchmarking study has found Australia has experienced the highest growth in wheat productivity globally during the past 30 years. The study’s results help inform GRDC on investment strategies.

  • Are wheat and chickpeas better together?
    Cereals, 14 Sep 2023
    Are wheat and chickpeas better together?

    Grown together as companion crops, wheat and chickpeas can yield well – food for thought in regions where chickpeas are popular but provide little stubble cover for water infiltration.

  • Study reveals essential ingredients for hyper-yielding wheat
    Cereals, 24 Aug 2023
    Study reveals essential ingredients for hyper-yielding wheat

    GRDC’s Hyper Yielding Crops research has confirmed the varieties, nutrition and fungicide treatments required for growing high-yielding wheat

  • Plant early to beat heat and boost yields
    Cereals, 04 Aug 2023
    Plant early to beat heat and boost yields

    Pushing sowing boundaries can pay off and points to how transformational research can help meet climate demands.

  • Project aims to expand options for Australian sorghum
    Cereals, 29 May 2023
    Project aims to expand options for Australian sorghum

    A research project explored the value-adding markets for Australian sorghum revealed some promising options

  • Keen eyes define roles for long coleoptile wheats
    Cereals, 31 Mar 2023
    Keen eyes define roles for long coleoptile wheats

    Observation is key to problem solving and a team is using this skill in a GRDC National Grower Network project to understand the role of long coleoptiles in improving wheat productivity for changing farming systems and climate.

  • New winter wheats add agility in low-rainfall regions
    Cereals, 20 Feb 2023
    New winter wheats add agility in low-rainfall regions

    Long-season winter wheats have been trialled to give growers and agronomists in central and southern NSW new data on the opportunities they offer for managing increasingly unpredictable seasons. The research and trials from 2018–20 confirmed the risk-management value, and potential production gains, from varieties able to be sown early and with vernalisation traits that delay flowering until after the frost risk period.

  • Australia reaps rewards as international oat conference host
    Cereals, 07 Feb 2023
    Australia reaps rewards as international oat conference host

    The Australian grain industry has benefited from hosting the 11th International Oat Conference in Perth during October 2022. This unique event brought international experts from across the global oat value chain together with a large cohort of Australian oat specialists to learn about the opportunities and challenges for oat.

  • Oat breeding effort celebrated
    Cereals, 06 Feb 2023
    Oat breeding effort celebrated

    The international oat community paid tribute to Dr Pamela Zwer upon her retirement and her decades of breeding improved oat varieties for Australian environments and varied end products at the 11th International Oat Conference held in Perth, late 2022.

  • Global oat development gains momentum
    Cereals, 02 Feb 2023
    Global oat development gains momentum

    Oat research and development is gaining momentum with an imperative to meet growing health markets and mitigate lifestyle diseases. New technology and scientific break throughs underpinning these developments were discussed at the 11th International Oat Conference held in Perth late 2022.

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