Region: South71 results found:
Region: South, 20 Sep 2020
University of Melbourne postgraduate student Josh Douglas has helped demystify the factors contributing to pest outbreaks and crop damage that could help guide management options for growers. Dr Douglas examined four insect species as part of his PhD thesis, co-invested by GRDC and CSIRO, from 2014 –19. These pest species included the Portuguese millipede, a species of slater called the common pill-bug, redlegged earth mite and blue oat mite.
Region: South, 12 Sep 2020
Grain growers in the southern cropping region are invited to provide GRDC with ideas to advance their industry.
Region: South, 06 Sep 2020
A South Australian project will save southern region grain growers time and money when it comes to inoculating their legume crops. The project involved scientists developing an innovative method of quantifying rhizobia in soil using a high-throughput DNA test.
Region: South, 03 Sep 2020
GRDC’s new Hyper Yielding Crops initiative is now under way and growers are encouraged to become involved for their own benefit and that of their peers.
Region: South, 01 Sep 2020
South Australian grain growers are being equipped to better manage soil acidification in their farming systems.
Region: South, 25 Aug 2020
Deep ripping combined with liquid nutrient injection could be the recipe needed to remediate Tristan Baldock’s Mallee-type sands by 2029.
Region: South, 24 Aug 2020
Findings from the hyper-yielding cereals project, including on-farm trials, have seen the Clutterbuck family adopt new high-performance wheat and barley cultivars on their property at Hagley in north-central Tasmania. The Clutterbucks - James, Sarah, Peter and Helen - hosted trials at 'Summerhill Farms' from 2016 to 2019 to test the research findings from experimental plot trials as part of the project.
Region: South, 18 Aug 2020
A new ethos emphasising simplification and intensification has led to major change in the Seears family’s mixed-farming operation at Lucindale, South Australia.
Region: South, 11 Aug 2020
A one-year feasibility study has explored alternative options that growers could use to manage their crop’s development – especially flowering time – in order to maximise yields. The research has been one focus of the strategic partnership between GRDC and the South Australian Research and Development Institute.
Region: South, 27 Jun 2020
Victorian grower and industry leader Andrew Weidemann has been recognised in this year's Queen's birthday honours.