Pulses, 22 Dec 2021
Like many Eyre Peninsula growers, Tarren Minhard was attracted by the high price lentils were fetching in 2015 and 2016, but he has stayed for the rotational benefits they offer.
Pulses, 11 Dec 2021
Simulation modelling, together with field and pot trials, is showing pulses could be sown deeper and earlier to improve performance in regions of Western Australia, especially in regions where climate is changing. Honing her agronomy skills on a GRDC capacity-building project, Dr Sarah Rich enjoys contributing her insights and expertise to issues of priority for the Australian grains industry.
Pulses, 08 Dec 2021
Legacy information is being generated for the Australian mungbean industry by improving the model component of APSIM Next Gen to provide insights to improve mungbean agronomic recommendations to reduce climate risks and yield variability. The work is underpinned by a GRDC-supported capacity-building project.
Pulses, 07 Dec 2021
Genetic and pathology skills are being honed to support improved management of Sclerotinia stem rot through a GRDC-supported capacity-building project. Virginia Mwape only intended to come to Australia for a short course but, encouraged by Australia’s scientists, she has stayed on to complete a master’s and now a doctorate in philosophy, specialising in pathology.
Pulses, 16 Nov 2021
Mentors play a formative part in shaping a career, as Dr Lachlan Lake can attest to from his experience gaining valuable qualifications and experience on a GRDC capacity-building project focused on pulse adaptability
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.