Region: North80 results found:
Region: North, 24 Sep 2020
Researchers are working to correlate readily available soil-landscape data to plant-available water capacity, creating a way for growers to use that information to inform cropping and management decisions.
Region: North, 23 Sep 2020
Sowing chickpeas earlier than recommended can reduce the risk of terminal drought. However, just how early needs to be balanced against chickpeas’ sensitivity to cold temperatures.
Region: North, 21 Sep 2020
With soil constraints estimated to cost Australian grain growers more than $1.5 billion in lost production every year, researchers at the University of Queensland are using satellites to help stem this loss
Region: North, 04 Sep 2020
Reports of early infections of stripe rust in some Victorian wheat crops have prompted calls from experts for growers to review their variety ratings.
Region: North, 31 Aug 2020
Central Queensland wheat growers can reap a significant yield benefit by identifying the ideal target flowering window for a region and adapting sowing date for particular varieties accordingly.
Region: North, 14 Aug 2020
Tools that measure a crop’s ‘greenness’ could help breeding programs to select wheat varieties tolerant to the root lesion nematode, Pratylenchus thornei. Researchers from the University of Southern Queensland have been testing a Greenseeker® to measure the normalised difference vegetation index of wheat varieties that range in tolerance to P. thornei.
Region: North, 12 Aug 2020
Mixed farmer Pat O’Connor and his family have switched 20 per cent of their canola program at Harden, NSW, to the dual-purpose variety Hyola® 970CL.
Region: North, 09 Aug 2020
Sowing sorghum in spring may not be the ‘risky business’ that many Central Queensland growers expect. Instead, cooler conditions improve yields and bring farming system benefits.
Region: North, 07 Aug 2020
Researchers are working to better understand sorghum consumption and broaden the potential for this key northern grain in Chinese, Indian and Australian markets.
Region: North, 16 Jul 2020
New genomic tools allow valuable traits to be extracted from the mungbean gene pool.