Author: Andrew Cooke10 results found:
Author: Andrew Cooke, 16 Jun 2021
A project is developing a ‘yield loss to disease’ tool that draws on five years of Australian field trial data and statistical analysis. The tool will be used to determine likely yield responses to various disease loads for wheat varieties with different resistance and tolerance ratings.
Author: Andrew Cooke, 05 Jun 2021
Above-average incomes from the record 2020 harvest have provided an excellent opportunity for growers to reassess their business goals and investments, according to farm business adviser Paul Blackshaw. Mr Blackshaw told a GRDC Farm Business Update that 2020 was the best year many growers had experienced in a long time.
Author: Andrew Cooke, 04 May 2021
The Herbicide Innovation Partnership, which is an initiative of GRDC and the crop science division of Bayer, has been extended by four years to 2025. The international collaboration is aimed at developing innovative weed control solutions for Australian grain growers.
Author: Andrew Cooke, 19 Apr 2021
GRDC's GrainInnovate Fund has seen a big jump in the number of start-up businesses in the pipeline for support. The fund invests in start-ups – from “seed to growth stage” – to help drive the future profitability and sustainability of Australia’s grain industry.
Author: Andrew Cooke, 21 Jul 2020
A new report looks at the grains industry's value to regional economies.
Author: Andrew Cooke, 30 Jun 2020
A new report delves into the value Australia's grains industry brings to different regional economies around the country.
Author: Andrew Cooke, 12 Oct 2019
Victorian growers Tim and Julia Hausler put grain trading experience and skills to work in managing risk and strengthening their business.
Author: Andrew Cooke, 12 Sep 2019
Analysts predict Russia and Ukraine to continue cutting into crucial Asian grain markets.
Author: Andrew Cooke, 25 Aug 2019
Traditional ideas about which crops can be profitably grown in the southern cropping region will be challenged by Agriculture Victoria.
Author: Andrew Cooke, 03 Aug 2019
Researchers are utilising imaging equipment to develop objective pulse measurement.