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  • 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

  • Researchers refine tactics to slow feathertop Rhodes grass spread
    Researchers refine tactics to slow feathertop Rhodes grass spread
    Region: North, 29 Jun 2021

    Feathertop Rhodes grass seeds are 10 times lighter than annual ryegrass seeds, which explains why the weed has spread so quickly across Australia, prompting regional research and the development of locally relevant management packages

  • Best practice key to Helicoverpa insecticide resistance
    Best practice key to Helicoverpa insecticide resistance
    Region: North, 25 Jun 2021

    An increase in resistance to one key insecticide used to control Helicoverpa has been recorded in central western New South Wales.

  • Insect identification and management workshops
    Insect identification and management workshops
    Region: North, 03 Jun 2021

    A series of workshops designed to assist early career agronomists and growers in the grains sector make informed insect identification and management decisions will be run in Queensland in June and July.

  • On-farm gains the focus of GRDC Updates
    On-farm gains the focus of GRDC Updates
    Region: North, 26 May 2021

    Industry experts will present the latest farm-ready research and share how it could fit within northern grain growing systems at GRDC's Updates.

  • Weed biology provides control pointers
    Weed biology provides control pointers
    Region: North, 25 May 2021

    A better understanding of weed biology for major and emerging weed species in the northern region may better inform control and management options

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