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  • Multi-skilled team gets the edge on climate
    Multi-skilled team gets the edge on climate
    Region: North, 03 Aug 2021

    A mix of tertiary qualifications and off-farm experience together with the latest crop genetics and precision planting techniques are being used by the Watson and Swift families to inform their cropping management practices in the volatile rainfall area near Parkes, NSW.

  • Workshops help growers begin PA journey
    Workshops help growers begin PA journey
    Region: North, 22 Jul 2021

    Knowing where to start is often the hardest part for those considering precision agriculture, which GRDC-supported workshops are aimed at addressing

  • Peanut breeding stalwart heads to the mountains
    Peanut breeding stalwart heads to the mountains
    Region: North, 20 Jul 2021

    After 35 years in peanut breeding, Dr Graeme Wright looks back at career highlights as he helps his team transition to the next stage

  • Peanut breeding enters new era
    Peanut breeding enters new era
    Region: North, 19 Jul 2021

    With new tools, a new team and a new project, peanut breeding is entering a new phase as it transitions away from GRDC support

  • Aphid’s early arrival linked to virus severity
    Aphid’s early arrival linked to virus severity
    Region: North, 15 Jul 2021

    Faba beans faced a severe viral epidemic last year with the early arrival of aphids, pressing researchers to further explore control options

  • Radical rethink of sorghum cold tolerance
    Radical rethink of sorghum cold tolerance
    Region: North, 13 Jul 2021

    Heat and water stresses are driving a rethink on traditional sowing times for sorghum which may provide multiple benefits for growers.

  • GRDC Panel tour to focus on Central Queensland
    GRDC Panel tour to focus on Central Queensland
    Region: North, 11 Jul 2021

    Central Queensland will be the focus of attention for the GRDC Northern Region Panel later this month.

  • Phenology fundamentals to optimise wheat yield
    Phenology fundamentals to optimise wheat yield
    Region: North, 10 Jul 2021

    Key lessons have been delivered by a southern NSW collaborative project to guide decision-making to better match wheat varieties to cropping environments: understand the phenology of commercial wheat varieties, use the right variety for the right sowing date and remain disciplined with sowing dates.

  • Research tests management levers for yield lift
    Research tests management levers for yield lift
    Region: North, 09 Jul 2021

    Preliminary results from GRDC’s hyper-yielding crops research in New South Wales show superior cultivars that are well-protected against disease are critical levers for producing high-yielding grain crops

  • Lesson learned as soil tests beat costly assumptions
    Lesson learned as soil tests beat costly assumptions
    Region: North, 05 Jul 2021

    Northern New South Wales grower Jack Pearlman saved more than $50,000 by checking if gypsum would address perceived sodicity issues before applying it

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