Pulses, 14 Oct 2021
Experimental lentil research exploring waterlogging tolerance, yield plasticity and growth-yield coupling helps to lift the pulse crop's performance across southern Australia.
Pulses, 22 Sep 2021
Researchers are developing new agro-genetic packages for lentils and field peas that have potential to provide a step change in pulse productivity across southern growing areas.
Pulses, 08 Sep 2021
Breil Jackson tested Opal-AU (PBR) mungbeans this year with pleasing results
Pulses, 07 Aug 2021
Andrew runs the family’s mixed farming enterprise. He says the wild radish problem turned a lot of people away from growing pulses in the region, but that is now changing due to new chemistry and new techniques.
Pulses, 29 May 2021
Alternative legume options are opening the door to summer cropping in southern farming systems.
Pulses, 10 May 2021
The GRDC Southern Pulse Extension project was established to help growers maximise income from pulses. GroundCover spoke to some of the people involved in the project about its outcomes. Vetch has been a staple in the rotation of third-generation grain grower Jeff Nickolls since he began producing it during the 1990s on the family farm south of Pinnaroo, near the South Australia–Victoria border.
Pulses, 25 Mar 2021
The first variety released by the new chickpea breeding initiative encompasses what a joint $30 million, five-year program aims to achieve – broad adaptation to all Australian chickpea growing regions.
Pulses, 13 Mar 2021
An end point royalty collection for mungbeans will start from October 1.
Pulses, 06 Jan 2021
Being able to grow a good pulse crop is only part of the story: understanding the market, growing what buyers want and proper handling of grain are also crucial for ensuring the best returns.
Pulses, 04 Jan 2021
A five-year breeding program has been launched, boosting breeding capacity in traditional areas while expanding chickpeas’ geographic reach