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  • Heads up: growers flag promising harvest
    Northern, 09 Nov 2021
    Heads up: growers flag promising harvest

    Each year, GroundCover™ follows a group of growers from across Australia as they manage the cropping season. As harvest begins, they tell Melissa Marino how spring conditions are brightening prospects.

  • ‘Great season’ highlights water use efficiency
    Northern, 05 Nov 2021
    ‘Great season’ highlights water use efficiency

    This year’s grain harvest is looking great at Russell and Jacqui Taylor’s farm on Queensland’s Darling Downs with the help of some well-timed rain

  • Innovation blossoms on a need and a welder
    Northern, 02 Nov 2021
    Innovation blossoms on a need and a welder

    Finding there was no machinery that could roll his cover crops, this Queensland grower decided to build a machine himself and is now busy fielding calls from other growers interested in purchasing his Auscrimper

  • 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.

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