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  • Wet winter brings promise – and challenges
    Northern, 24 Sep 2021
    Wet winter brings promise – and challenges

    As spring arrives, grain growers tell Ground Cover magazine how they have navigated through wet and overcast conditions. Excellent and timely rainfall also mean growers across many regions are expecting bumper harvests in 2021-22.

  • Growers extol multiple soybean benefits
    Northern, 16 Sep 2021
    Growers extol multiple soybean benefits

    Sugarcane growers diversifying into grains crops find multiple benefits

  • Soybean supply sweetened by coastal plantings
    Northern, 14 Sep 2021
    Soybean supply sweetened by coastal plantings

    Strategic GRDC investments in research, development and extension are helping innovative sugarcane growers try soybeans, improving continuity of supply for local processors

  • Workshops bring sunflowers back into the light
    Northern, 13 Sep 2021
    Workshops bring sunflowers back into the light

    Although production has declined in the past five years, sunflower specialists believe there are still good reasons to consider planting this crop

  • Storage options explained for ‘new’ grain growers
    Northern, 12 Sep 2021
    Storage options explained for ‘new’ grain growers

    Workshops to better understand storage options are helping sugarcane growers who are diversifying into grains crops

  • Fast start for winter crops fuels optimism
    Northern, 27 Aug 2021
    Fast start for winter crops fuels optimism

    A strong start to the winter cropping program has given growers confidence about the 2021 season. There have been good rains across many parts of Australia's growing regions.

  • Multi-skilled team gets the edge on climate
    Northern, 03 Aug 2021
    Multi-skilled team gets the edge on climate

    A mix of tertiary qualifications and off-farm experience together with the latest crop genetics and precision planting techniques are being used by the Watson and Swift families to inform their cropping management practices in the volatile rainfall area near Parkes, NSW.

  • Peanut breeding stalwart heads to the mountains
    Northern, 20 Jul 2021
    Peanut breeding stalwart heads to the mountains

    After 35 years in peanut breeding, Dr Graeme Wright looks back at career highlights as he helps his team transition to the next stage

  • Peanut breeding enters new era
    Northern, 19 Jul 2021
    Peanut breeding enters new era

    With new tools, a new team and a new project, peanut breeding is entering a new phase as it transitions away from GRDC support

  • Lesson learned as soil tests beat costly assumptions
    Northern, 05 Jul 2021
    Lesson learned as soil tests beat costly assumptions

    Northern New South Wales grower Jack Pearlman saved more than $50,000 by checking if gypsum would address perceived sodicity issues before applying it

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