Author: Rebecca Thyer44 results found:
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 08 Oct 2020
Three new herbicide-tolerant soybean varieties have been launched that widen the crops’ growing range.
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 04 Oct 2020
Northern Australia has long been touted for its agriculture potential. A situational analysis on broadacre cropping agrees, finding that this potential is best realised if integrated with other enterprises.
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 03 Oct 2020
Cover cropping can dramatically increase the following crop’s yield, support plant-available water (PAW) and increase net PAW accumulation
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 01 Oct 2020
Central Queensland growers Luke and Sophie Bradley are used to “turning over” some grain, despite the dry conditions.
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 30 Sep 2020
Water variability led this Central Queensland grower to explore how precision agriculture can help tailor management strategies to suit different areas
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 29 Sep 2020
A survey of 300 commercial paddocks in the northern region has shown that acidic soils may be affecting potential legume production
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 24 Sep 2020
Researchers are working to correlate readily available soil-landscape data to plant-available water capacity, creating a way for growers to use that information to inform cropping and management decisions.
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 23 Sep 2020
Sowing chickpeas earlier than recommended can reduce the risk of terminal drought. However, just how early needs to be balanced against chickpeas’ sensitivity to cold temperatures.
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 23 Aug 2020
Australia’s relationship with India has the potential to move beyond technical market access discussions to include grain management and logistics
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 14 Aug 2020
Tools that measure a crop’s ‘greenness’ could help breeding programs to select wheat varieties tolerant to the root lesion nematode, Pratylenchus thornei. Researchers from the University of Southern Queensland have been testing a Greenseeker® to measure the normalised difference vegetation index of wheat varieties that range in tolerance to P. thornei.