issue 166, september october 2023
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Issue 166, September-October 2023 - 2023-09-21T09:00:00+10:00
The Victorian Government in partnership with GRDC is further modernising the Australian Grains Genebank (AGG) to fast-track cereal, oilseed and pulse crop improvement for the benefit of Australian grain growers
Issue 166, September-October 2023 - 2023-09-20T09:00:00+10:00
A benchmarking study has found Australia has experienced the highest growth in wheat productivity globally during the past 30 years. The study’s results help inform GRDC on investment strategies.
Issue 166, September-October 2023 - 2023-09-19T09:00:00+10:00
Despite a flood event in the middle of planting, crops planted on levelled country not only coped but also flourished.
Issue 166, September-October 2023 - 2023-09-18T09:00:00+10:00
Managing roadside feathertop Rhodes grass with frequent slashing, while addressing weed spread at paddock boundaries, shows promise.
Issue 166, September-October 2023 - 2023-09-15T09:00:00+10:00
In central Queensland, a flexible approach to harvesting, storage and seeding was needed to get through the unprecedented rain brought by last year’s La Nina.
Issue 166, September-October 2023 - 2023-09-13T09:00:00+10:00
Using genetics, research is helping to uncover weed mobility, which is important data for area-wide management approaches.
Issue 166, September-October 2023 - 2023-09-12T09:00:00+10:00
A sound five-year plan, backed by nutrition and disease management, has helped improve overall enterprise wellbeing for this Condamine cotton and grain business
Issue 166, September-October 2023 - 2023-09-11T09:00:00+10:00
Some growers have noticed snail numbers increase after liming. Lime is a source of calcium which increases shell strength and fertility. As a result of this observation, a small research trial was conducted to gauge the impact liming had on snail fertility and shell strength, and whether incorporating lime or using a different type of lime could limit snail population growth.
Issue 166, September-October 2023 - 2023-09-08T09:00:00+10:00
Research into correcting soil acidification in cropping systems is showing that using different lime application techniques can suit differing soil types and farming practices. After several years, the study has revealed economically significant third-year responses in pulse crops and indicated that lime might not always need physical incorporation to deliver the greatest benefit.
Issue 166, September-October 2023 - 2023-09-07T09:00:00+10:00
Trials on the Eyre Peninsula are finding that soil amelioration may have a role to play in mitigating damage to crops from frequent and severe frost events on sandy soils.