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  • Taking the footwork out of field work
    Taking the footwork out of field work
    Region: National, 26 Sep 2020

    When monitoring and measuring canola flowering periods, visual assessments and record-keeping need to be carried out every couple of days, which means lots of people walking up and down rows in paddock and glasshouse trials.

  • Gene data to power canola/environment matchmaking
    Gene data to power canola/environment matchmaking
    Region: National, 25 Sep 2020

    GRDC-invested research is matching genetic data with the phenological behaviour of hundreds of varieties of canola to help identify the best variety for the environment.

  • New tool cuts Russian wheat aphid action threshold guesswork
    New tool cuts Russian wheat aphid action threshold guesswork
    Region: National, 22 Sep 2020

    Scientists have developed a new tool to take action against Russian wheat aphid (RWA).

  • Stem rust control in wheat – a long-term success story
    Stem rust control in wheat – a long-term success story
    Region: National, 19 Sep 2020

    This year marks the centenary of cereal rust research at the University of Sydney. The primary focus of the work, which was initiated by Professor Walter Waterhouse, was Stem rust of wheat.

  • Australians not up to the mark on wholegrain consumption
    Australians not up to the mark on wholegrain consumption
    Region: National, 18 Sep 2020

    A recent study has shed light on the wholegrain consumption behaviours of Australians, with researchers from the University of Wollongong and the Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council (GLNC) analysing data on more than 700 people.

  • Improving results for grain storage aeration cooling
    Improving results for grain storage aeration cooling
    Region: National, 17 Sep 2020

    Adding aeration to storage facilities is one of the most effective means of maintaining grain product quality. When correctly designed and managed, aeration achieves cooler grain temperatures and uniform grain moisture conditions in storages.

  • Timely safety lessons emerge from header fire
    Timely safety lessons emerge from header fire
    Region: National, 16 Sep 2020

    Mallee grower Ian Hastings has devised a new system to enable fire-fighting from the safety of the tractor cabin, instead of standing in the paddock, after he was seriously injured fighting a blaze in a barley crop on his family's property during harvest last year. The Hastings family – Ian, Cathie, Michael and Megan – crop about 4600 hectares at Ouyen in north-western Victoria.

  • New AEGIC test to examine the truth of wholegrains
    New AEGIC test to examine the truth of wholegrains
    Region: National, 15 Sep 2020

    Following the release of a new official definition of what comprises wholegrain flour, the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre has developed a test to verify the contents of wheat flour. The test is expected to bolster the marketing of Australian flour in overseas markets.

  • Hyper-yield push moves to mainland HRZ
    Hyper-yield push moves to mainland HRZ
    Region: National, 14 Sep 2020

    Growers have the opportunity to host on-farm trials, join networks and participate in awards as part of a new hyper-yielding crops research project. The research effort aims to push the yield boundaries of wheat, barley and canola in high-rainfall cropping areas across five states.

  • Research to get to root cause of pulse and oilseed diseases
    Research to get to root cause of pulse and oilseed diseases
    Region: National, 11 Sep 2020

    Researchers are seeking to learn more about soil-borne disease causing pathogens in pulse and oilseed crops.

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