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  • Remembering the ‘Maharaja of wheat’
    Remembering the ‘Maharaja of wheat’
    Region: National, 20 Apr 2021

    It was with great sadness that all those involved in the industry learned of the passing of Dr Sanjaya Rajaram, the “Maharaja of wheat”, at the age of 78, on 17 February in Mexico.

  • Hope springs from Artesian knowledge pipeline
    Hope springs from Artesian knowledge pipeline
    Region: National, 19 Apr 2021

    GRDC's GrainInnovate Fund has seen a big jump in the number of start-up businesses in the pipeline for support. The fund invests in start-ups – from “seed to growth stage” – to help drive the future profitability and sustainability of Australia’s grain industry.

  • Breakfast cereals reflect global trends
    Breakfast cereals reflect global trends
    Region: National, 17 Apr 2021

    Research by the Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council has highlighted some key areas of innovation in the fast-growing breakfast cereal market. Several global trends were represented in the expanding sector, with the granola and cluster category leading the expansion.

  • Surveys measure the disease challenge
    Surveys measure the disease challenge
    Region: National, 16 Apr 2021

    Crop surveys enable the early detection of diseases in commercial crops and ensure that timely messages are provided to help growers and advisers protect crops. Disease build-up in 2020, due to wetter conditions across many areas, highlights risks for 2021.

  • New tools reveal more complex virus landscape
    New tools reveal more complex virus landscape
    Region: National, 15 Apr 2021

    New molecular tools are underpinning dramatic improvements in the ability to identify and study viruses in pulses. The results have revealed surprising differences in the types of viruses previously understood to exist in Australia and will help researchers develop effective management strategies.

  • Don’t omit ladders when ordering new grain storage infrastructure
    Don’t omit ladders when ordering new grain storage infrastructure
    Region: National, 14 Apr 2021

    Grain growers are encouraged to have ladders meeting Australian standards in order to safely conduct maintenance and monitor grain.

  • ‘Hard yards’ pay off with record yield
    ‘Hard yards’ pay off with record yield
    Region: National, 14 Apr 2021

    From a dustbowl paddock to a world record, this high-yielding dual-purpose canola crop is testament to both bold research and innovative growers

  • ‘Lucky’ Phil urges powerline safety
    ‘Lucky’ Phil urges powerline safety
    Region: National, 13 Apr 2021

    Queensland grower Phillip Crocker has implemented measures to improve electric powerline safety following a spate of incidents on his family’s farm at Muckadilla.

  • Robust disease ratings for pulses now available
    Robust disease ratings for pulses now available
    Region: National, 12 Apr 2021

    Disease ratings for pulses have been updated to provide national NVT ratings for pulse crops. These will better align crops and diseases nationally and are based on the appropriate disease management strategy for each variety.

  • Protein maps help define nitrogen needs
    Protein maps help define nitrogen needs
    Region: National, 11 Apr 2021

    A New South Wales grain growing family is using wheat grain protein maps to indicate areas of paddocks that need more urea to lift yield

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