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  • Growers urged to be on disease alert this season
    Growers urged to be on disease alert this season
    Region: West, 04 Aug 2021

    Recent rainfall patterns and mild temperatures have proved ideal conditions for the development of root and foliar diseases increasing the need for growers to have a strategic and disciplined approach to disease management.

  • WA growers urged to check crops for mouse damage
    WA growers urged to check crops for mouse damage
    Region: West, 30 Jul 2021

    WA growers are being urged to walk paddocks to check for mouse activity and crop damage to determine whether they need to start baiting programs this season.

  • Grower driven to search for new wheat genetics
    Grower driven to search for new wheat genetics
    Region: West, 27 Jul 2021

    Dealing with persistent changes in rainfall pattern, farming near Southern Cross in Western Australia, Callum Wesley has taken the challenge on himself to seek out new wheat genetics that may become a more regular risk management tool for wheat production in his cropping environment.

  • Ripping duplex soils may reduce waterlogging
    Ripping duplex soils may reduce waterlogging
    Region: West, 21 Jul 2021

    Evidence from trials and growers suggests ripping non-dispersive duplex soils can help reduce waterlogging.

  • Retained lupin seed germination puzzle
    Retained lupin seed germination puzzle
    Region: West, 17 Jul 2021

    Lupin seed integrity can play a significant role in germination and although research has eliminated some factors that affect it, research is still continuing.

  • Register now for WeedSmart Week 2021 in Esperance
    Register now for WeedSmart Week 2021 in Esperance
    Region: West, 16 Jul 2021

    The three-day event will start with a practical information forum, followed by two days of farm visits, where growers can see different approaches to weed management.

  • Esperance port zone growers to hear latest R&D outcomes
    Esperance port zone growers to hear latest R&D outcomes
    Region: West, 08 Jul 2021

    A Grains Research Update will be held at the Esperance Civic Centre on Friday 6 August. Growers will hear the latest research to guide on-farm decision making.

  • Putting a value on paddock drainage
    Putting a value on paddock drainage
    Region: West, 04 Jul 2021

    GRDC has initiated new sub-surface drainage investments in WA to help growers manage the effects of waterlogging.

  • Crop disease management in focus at WA workshops
    Crop disease management in focus at WA workshops
    Region: West, 03 Jul 2021

    WA growers and agronomists are being offered two-day workshops which will be presented by AFREN.

  • Time to diarise WA GRDC Grower Forum dates
    Time to diarise WA GRDC Grower Forum dates
    Region: West, 26 Jun 2021

    Growers and grains industry stakeholders are invited to share their research, development and extension needs and priorities at upcoming events being held across WA’s grainbelt.

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