Northern, 21 Dec 2020
With maize, fall armyworm’s preferred food source, being harvested, many are now wondering – what will this invasive pest target next?
Northern, 18 Nov 2020
Modifying headers to include air assist can reduce chickpea harvest losses by up to 90kg/ha in low-yielding seasons
Northern, 08 Oct 2020
Three new herbicide-tolerant soybean varieties have been launched that widen the crops’ growing range.
Northern, 03 Oct 2020
Cover cropping can dramatically increase the following crop’s yield, support plant-available water (PAW) and increase net PAW accumulation
Northern, 01 Oct 2020
Central Queensland growers Luke and Sophie Bradley are used to “turning over” some grain, despite the dry conditions.
Northern, 30 Sep 2020
Water variability led this Central Queensland grower to explore how precision agriculture can help tailor management strategies to suit different areas
Northern, 23 Sep 2020
Sowing chickpeas earlier than recommended can reduce the risk of terminal drought. However, just how early needs to be balanced against chickpeas’ sensitivity to cold temperatures.
Northern, 21 Sep 2020
With soil constraints estimated to cost Australian grain growers more than $1.5 billion in lost production every year, researchers at the University of Queensland are using satellites to help stem this loss
Northern, 12 Aug 2020
Mixed farmer Pat O’Connor and his family have switched 20 per cent of their canola program at Harden, NSW, to the dual-purpose variety Hyola® 970CL.
Northern, 09 Aug 2020
Sowing sorghum in spring may not be the ‘risky business’ that many Central Queensland growers expect. Instead, cooler conditions improve yields and bring farming system benefits.