Cereals, 20 Apr 2021
The development of ‘long coleoptile’ genetics that allows wheat to access moisture deep in the soil has attracted strong interest from growers looking to maximise yields in a warming and drying climate.
Cereals, 16 Mar 2021
A GRDC-supported project aims to improve oat agronomy and evaluate domestically and internationally sourced germplasm. The project comes as Australia boosts its international oats markets.
Cereals, 02 Feb 2021
Research to develop higher-yielding varieties that also tolerate disease better is being undertaken to meet growing Asian demand for Australian milling oats
Cereals, 30 Jan 2021
To help meet strong international demand for Australia’s premium durum wheat, new research has identified genetic solutions to maintain yields during drought.
Cereals, 13 Nov 2020
Pre-breeders have developed advanced wheat lines with tolerance to some of the physical and chemical stresses found in areas with alkaline and dispersive subsoils
Cereals, 07 Oct 2020
The Wheat Quality Australia variety master list for 2020 has been released. Nine newly classified wheat varieties – four feed and five milling varieties – have been announced on the list.
Cereals, 14 Sep 2020
Growers have the opportunity to host on-farm trials, join networks and participate in awards as part of a new hyper-yielding crops research project. The research effort aims to push the yield boundaries of wheat, barley and canola in high-rainfall cropping areas across five states.
Cereals, 31 Aug 2020
Central Queensland wheat growers can reap a significant yield benefit by identifying the ideal target flowering window for a region and adapting sowing date for particular varieties accordingly.
Cereals, 21 Aug 2020
The hyper yielding cereals project led by the Foundation for Arable Research (FAR) Australia, in collaboration with Southern Farming Systems, has identified new high performance cereal cultivars and agronomic strategies to lift the productivity and profitability of irrigated feed wheat and barley crops in Tasmania.
Cereals, 11 Aug 2020
A one-year feasibility study has explored alternative options that growers could use to manage their crop’s development – especially flowering time – in order to maximise yields. The research has been one focus of the strategic partnership between GRDC and the South Australian Research and Development Institute.