Author: Rebecca Thyer66 results found:
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 28 Apr 2021
The National Variety Trials (NVT) has created a new standard for reporting results.
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 14 Apr 2021
From a dustbowl paddock to a world record, this high-yielding dual-purpose canola crop is testament to both bold research and innovative growers
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 26 Mar 2021
With concern about mice across the country, experts warn that residual food must be minimised to enhance exposure to bait and reduce population build-up
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 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.
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 08 Mar 2021
Climate change is reducing sorghum’s yield potential, but there is still room to reduce the yield gap through adapted agronomic practices that counteract this decline
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 09 Feb 2021
A decades-long journey to integrated weed management has broadened to a water management plan, repairing and preventing erosion and levelling melon holes.
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 08 Feb 2021
The Hamiltons are using the dry summer months to continue repairing gully erosion on steeper country while building contour banks to prevent future damage.
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 04 Jan 2021
A five-year breeding program has been launched, boosting breeding capacity in traditional areas while expanding chickpeas’ geographic reach
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 23 Dec 2020
In a bid to respond to climate change and close the yield gap, growers and researchers across the northern region are exploring the benefits and challenges of changing planting dates.
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 21 Dec 2020
With maize, fall armyworm’s preferred food source, being harvested, many are now wondering – what will this invasive pest target next?