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Region: North

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  • Slow nitrogen tomorrow’s gain
    Slow nitrogen tomorrow’s gain
    Region: North, 22 May 2021

    Research is showing that nitrogen’s slower movement through northern soils has particular benefits, including being available for crops in following seasons, but it comes with some potential management changes

  • New research into cost of improving farming country
    New research into cost of improving farming country
    Region: North, 19 May 2021

    USQ soil scientist Stirling Roberton is involved in an innovative project investigating whether long term improvements to soil are possible and generate a worthy return on investment for grain growers.

  • Get the good oil on sunflowers at GRDC workshops
    Get the good oil on sunflowers at GRDC workshops
    Region: North, 17 May 2021

    GRDC and the Australian Sunflower Association will run workshops in Pittsworth and Gunnedah to share the latest research with growers and advisers.

  • Northern trials probe moisture-seeking wheats
    Northern trials probe moisture-seeking wheats
    Region: North, 14 May 2021

    The development of ‘long coleoptile’ genetics that allow wheat plants to establish on moisture deeper in the soil has attracted strong interest from grain growers.

  • Workshop: Handling high moisture sorghum at harvest
    Workshop: Handling high moisture sorghum at harvest
    Region: North, 12 May 2021

    Growers with high moisture sorghum are encouraged to start harvest with a clear strategy in place to dry grain.

  • Summer crop disease breakthroughs
    Summer crop disease breakthroughs
    Region: North, 07 May 2021

    For the first time, researchers in Queensland have identified an insect vector for phytoplasma in grain legumes. They have also discovered asymptomatic host crops for Fusarium wilt in mungbeans and quantified the interaction with root lesion nematode.

  • Broadleaf rise adds to disease profile
    Broadleaf rise adds to disease profile
    Region: North, 03 May 2021

    Viruses and Sclerotinia are two disease threats that have come under increased scrutiny in New South Wales in recent years. Both can easily fly under the radar with symptoms that are often indistinguishable from those caused by abiotic stress and herbicides.

  • Time efficiency gain from ‘strip and disc’ system
    Time efficiency gain from ‘strip and disc’ system
    Region: North, 22 Apr 2021

    Paul and Robyn Buerckner say the ‘strip and disc’ farming system has improved timeliness at harvest and at sowing

  • Probe guides soil water estimates and urea decisions
    Probe guides soil water estimates and urea decisions
    Region: North, 21 Apr 2021

    Having data on available soil moisture has helped to guide for topdressing decisions.

  • Do canola fungicide applications always pay?
    Do canola fungicide applications always pay?
    Region: North, 05 Apr 2021

    In 2020, researchers from the Grain Orana Alliance and Brill Ag tested whether it was financially worthwhile protecting canola crops against disease – and they found mixed results

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