Local croppers deliver quality grain to global markets despite facing climatic extremes.
Research is continuing into finding spray drift reduction techniques.
It pays to check weather conditions, labels and machinery set-up to prevent spray drift.
Three decades of teamwork between innovative grower members of the Harden Murrumburrah Landcare Group, CSIRO scientists and the O’Connor family highlight the value of putting...
Data from WA’s wheatbelt is suggesting deep ripping improves crop access to nitrogen fertiliser.
Making decisions about crop varieties is now easier with new NVT data available
The 2020 South Australian Crop Sowing Guide is now available to support growers with their variety choices.
Unique opportunity on offer to help deliver frost outcomes.
Reminder that early winter crop sowing can help reduce risks of frost in the northern region.
@Harvestloss is an exciting twitter platform that has been guiding growers in their quest to reduce grain losses at harvest time.
A 20-year paddock survey has highlighted the changing weed management practices of growers in WA’s northern agricultural region.
Victorian grower and industry leader Andrew Weidemann has been recognised in this year's Queen's birthday honours.
Growers across Australia recount their experience of the cropping season.
Sowing sorghum in spring may not be the ‘risky business’ that many Central Queensland growers expect. Instead, cooler conditions improve yields and bring farming system...
Novel approaches with cover crops tested by NSW grower to boost business resilience.
A four-year GRDC-SARDI study has delivered good news for ryegrass management.
It may look pretty but the blue lupin - with its bright flowers - is a scourge of grain lupin crops in parts of WA.
iMapPESTS project releases sophisticated prototype machines for multi-sector pest surveillance
SA growers are watching unusual caterpillar and moth activity on the back of conducive weather conditions.
Walter Waterhouse was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry in France during World War I. Upon his return to Australia, Professor Waterhouse initiated cereal rust...
A global hunt is underway to discover genes that provide resistance to the Turnip Yellow Virus, with exciting discoveries already occurring in canola research
Trade implications could be felt as grains markets move to develop chemical regulations.
Northern region croppers have access up-to-date advice on spray systems and regulations.
In other parts of the world fall armyworm has developed resistance to commonly used insecticides, making management more difficult. In a GRDC-invested, CSIRO-led project, researchers...
GRDC has invested in cesar to lead a project investigating FAW biology, spread and establishment potential, and options for improving industry capability to manage the...
Strong crop plantings across much of Australia for winter season 2020 mean growers might need to consider temporary storage for their grain harvest.
Grain storage expert has tips for harvesting high moisture sorghum this season.
Grain storage moves beyond feed and seed to offer options for better selling strategies.
Improved screening techniques will test the extent of acid soil tolerance in diverse chickpea collections.
Adaptation of Australian pulses honed by genetic knowledge powered by international alliances.
Research demonstrates early-sown canola produces efficient roots to help boost yields.
WA trials suggest linseed may have potential as alternative break crop to canola in HRZ.
Northern region growers are contemplating late sowing options for sorghum.
A low-risk alternative to irrigated cotton is performing well in western Queensland.
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...
New findings recast break crop performance in rain-limited southern farming systems.
Improved soil moisture retention and higher yields are key benefits of adopting CTF.
LRZ research study helps inform farm business decisions about transitioning to CTF.
A new, more strategic form of the standard crop rotation has been identified as potentially providing vastly more resilient control over fungal diseases
A new report looks at the grains industry's value to regional economies.
Researchers are working to better understand sorghum consumption and broaden the potential for this key northern grain in Chinese, Indian and Australian markets.
The Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre is working with grain buyers in China to sell the benefits of incorporating higher-quality Australian wheat classes for premium...
Geneticists seek to breed new grain varieties to help manage climate change.
AI breeding strategy for bread wheats uses genomic predictions to find stress solutions.
Courses on offer for grains entrepreneurs to develop management skills and network.
Lockdown measures won't stop workshop opportunities for growers to get tips on innovation in grains sector.
Grassroots ideas feed into GRDC investment planning pipeline.
Investment in grower leadership program designed to promote better business management.
Developing a marketing plan and building positive relationships with buyers have been highlighted as two ways to minimise downside risk when marketing grain.
Careful planning emerged as the central theme of a recent discussion called ‘Management under the microscope’ delivered through a live-streamed GRDC Farm Business Update.