issue 150 january february 2021
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Issue 150, January-February 2021 - 22 Feb 2021
Summary: Australia has joined with the European Union to facilitate the application of remote sensing, imaging and data processing technologies to the benefit of Australia’s grain industries
Issue 150, January-February 2021 - 17 Feb 2021
There are many good reasons for controlling the green bridge between crops, including preventing the early build-up of pests and diseases, preserving soil moisture and nutrients and reducing the weed seedbank.
Issue 150, January-February 2021 - 01 Feb 2021
New work, health and safety profiling has provided a multi-sector overview of the hazards common to different agricultural sectors and evidence-based recommendations to guide future collaborative research, development and extension investments with the best chance of success
Issue 150, January-February 2021 - 28 Jan 2021
Phosphorus fertiliser is one of the most important and often limiting nutrients in agricultural production. A new project is testing the potential to improve crop nutrient uptake by dual banding phosphorus so it is co-located with moisture in the deeper soil layers.
Issue 150, January-February 2021 - 27 Jan 2021
A step change in barley’s yield potential in both favourable and drought-affected seasons is being masterminded by South Australian researchers through an ingenious use of genetic diversity sourced from barley’s wild relatives
Issue 150, January-February 2021 - 26 Jan 2021
The transition to narrower crop row spacings has led to higher yield potential, reduced in-crop weed pressure and increased plant biomass on Richard Konzag's property at Mallala in South Australia's Lower North region.
Issue 150, January-February 2021 - 25 Jan 2021
Growers with sandy soils could improve the ability of legume crops to fix nitrogen by addressing some factors unique to their soil type. Good nodulation is key to ensuring nitrogen fixation takes place; however, one South Australian agronomist and his team believe growers can make a few extra changes to enhance the nitrogen fixation process.
Issue 150, January-February 2021 - 22 Jan 2021
Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative scientists have identified one of the genes that enables annual ryegrass to detoxify and become resistant to different herbicides
Issue 150, January-February 2021 - 18 Jan 2021
Crop disease expert issues reminder to lower disease risk
Issue 150, January-February 2021 - 09 Jan 2021
AEGIC has produced a series of monthly virtual crop inspection videos to keep Australia’s grain customers in the loop. The videos were translated into five languages and distributed to flour millers, brewers, maltsters, government agencies, traders and other stakeholders across 12 Asian countries.