Author: Rebecca Thyer68 results found:
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?
Author: Rebecca Thyer, 18 Nov 2020
Modifying headers to include air assist can reduce chickpea harvest losses by up to 90kg/ha in low-yielding seasons
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.