issue 148 september october 2020
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Issue 148, September-October 2020 - 09 Aug 2020
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 benefits.
Issue 148, September-October 2020 - 08 Aug 2020
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 research at the University of Sydney.
Issue 148, September-October 2020 - 07 Aug 2020
Researchers are working to better understand sorghum consumption and broaden the potential for this key northern grain in Chinese, Indian and Australian markets.
Issue 148, September-October 2020 - 06 Aug 2020
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 noodles. The process recently included a webinar featuring Australian grains experts.
Issue 148, September-October 2020 - 05 Aug 2020
@Harvestloss is an exciting twitter platform that has been guiding growers in their quest to reduce grain losses at harvest time.
Issue 148, September-October 2020 - 03 Aug 2020
The Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council has released new research on the composition of different flour products. It reveals big variations in the nutritional content of flours, as well as big differences in the amount of sodium they contain.
Issue 148, September-October 2020 - 02 Aug 2020
Data from WA’s wheatbelt is suggesting deep ripping improves crop access to nitrogen fertiliser.
Issue 148, September-October 2020 - 01 Aug 2020
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 aim to better understand this pest’s genetic make-up and insecticide sensitivities to develop effective pest management plans.
Issue 148, September-October 2020 - 31 Jul 2020
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 pest now, and into the future.
Issue 148, September-October 2020 - 30 Jul 2020
A global hunt is underway to discover genes that provide resistance to the Turnip Yellow Virus, with exciting discoveries already occurring in canola research