Region: National593 results found:
Region: National, 20 Oct 2021
GRDC has announced the National Grower Network will replace the Regional Cropping Solutions Network and Grower Solutions Group model as a consistent approach to identifying priority grain industry issues. The new approach started in July and will take 12 months to transition across the regions.
Region: National, 19 Oct 2021
Fire safety is top of mind for South Australian grower Michael Treloar this season after lightning sparked a small – but frightening – paddock fire on his Cummins property about two weeks into harvest in November 2020. Michael, who is also a GRDC southern panelist, urges growers across the country to prioritise workplace, health and safety during this year's harvest.
Region: National, 18 Oct 2021
Early detection and prevention are key components of a biosecurity plan that is designed to reduce the likelihood and impact of devastating pests, diseases and weeds entering farms. The Invasive Plants and Animals Policy Framework identifies the four key aspects of the Victorian Government’s overall approach to managing the different stages of an invasive species.
Region: National, 17 Oct 2021
Demonstrating the absence of exotic pests is vital to continue growing the local grain industry and maintaining access to export markets. The latest ‘Pantry Blitz’, an annual biosecurity surveillance project that focuses on various invasive stored product pests, has revealed no new exotic pests this year.
Region: National, 16 Oct 2021
Pests and diseases cut global wheat production by 21.5 per cent. Leaf rust has long been considered the most damaging rust pathogen of wheat overall.
Region: National, 11 Oct 2021
GRDC grain storage expert Chris Warrick encourages growers to start maintenance and check storage facilities to prepare for a successful 2021 harvest. He notes growers are increasingly choosing on-farm storage and are focusing on improved capacity.
Region: National, 09 Oct 2021
Hosted by the Centre for Crop and Disease Management and co-supported by GRDC, the 2021 Crop Protection Forum will be held in Tasmania later this month.
Region: National, 07 Oct 2021
By simplifying the collection of soil samples via a mobile app, this ag-tech start-up is helping growers and agronomists better visualise soil health, paving the way for carbon sequestration
Region: National, 06 Oct 2021
Pulse-based snacks were a natural extension for a family with a long history of growing chickpeas, although launching in a pandemic adds some challenges
Region: National, 04 Oct 2021
Software developed on-farm is helping to ease the pain of task management – moving records from dusty, top-drawer diaries to easily collected cloud-based files