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issue 155 november december 2021

This page shows the articles in issue 155 november december 2021 of GroundCover. As articles are developed and published online, the list below will grow until all articles are available.

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  • New wheat class set to deliver greater choice and value
    New wheat class set to deliver greater choice and value
    Issue 155, November-December 2021 - 23 Dec 2021

    Wheat Quality Australia (WQA) has introduced a new milling wheat class – Australian White Wheat (AWW), which is suitable for the instant noodle and general-purpose flour markets. AWW maintains the core quality characteristics of Australian hard wheat and is set to deliver greater choice and value for breeders, growers and the trade.

  • Grower came for high prices, stayed for rotational benefits
    Grower came for high prices, stayed for rotational benefits
    Issue 155, November-December 2021 - 22 Dec 2021

    Like many Eyre Peninsula growers, Tarren Minhard was attracted by the high price lentils were fetching in 2015 and 2016, but he has stayed for the rotational benefits they offer.

  • Assessing the profitability of soil amelioration
    Assessing the profitability of soil amelioration
    Issue 155, November-December 2021 - 20 Dec 2021

  • Continuous learning underpins weed smarts
    Continuous learning underpins weed smarts
    Issue 155, November-December 2021 - 17 Dec 2021

    Tom Longmire farms with his family near Esperance in Western Australia and shared his whole-farm weed management experience with attendees at this year’s WeedSmart week.

  • Information-seeker earns accolades for high-yielding wheat
    Information-seeker earns accolades for high-yielding wheat
    Issue 155, November-December 2021 - 15 Dec 2021

    Jock Binnie and his family have embraced efficient technology, pulse crops and agronomic benchmarking to create a step change in wheat yields

  • Study shows ‘tweaking’ pays handsome dividends
    Study shows ‘tweaking’ pays handsome dividends
    Issue 155, November-December 2021 - 30 Nov 2021

    An extra $150 to $250 a hectare may be available to those willing to ‘tweak’ their farming systems, a study finds

  • The next generation: our bridge to the future
    The next generation: our bridge to the future
    Issue 155, November-December 2021 - 27 Nov 2021

    GRDC has a proud history of investing in the next generation of young PhD and postdoctorate students to build research capacity in the Australian grains industry. The students come from different environments and educational backgrounds, and many are already having an impact as early career researchers in the grains sector.

  • Multi-pronged strategy tackles LMA wheat quality defect
    Multi-pronged strategy tackles LMA wheat quality defect
    Issue 155, November-December 2021 - 26 Nov 2021

    Research into the wheat quality defect late maturity alpha-amylase (LMA) targets genetic improvements, field predictions and new testing methods

  • Summer weeds on the march
    Summer weeds on the march
    Issue 155, November-December 2021 - 24 Nov 2021

    A two-year survey supported by GRDC has found summer weeds are on the move across the western region of Australia. Correct identification will help inform summer weed and green bridge management to conserve moisture and reduce pest and disease load.

  • Survey shows farmers viewed as responsible stewards
    Survey shows farmers viewed as responsible stewards
    Issue 155, November-December 2021 - 23 Nov 2021

    Study highlights community perceptions of Australian agriculture.

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