Industry Insights, 10 May 2022
Increasing fertiliser prices and lack of security of supply, together with a need to use more sustainable resources, have been the catalyst for two innovative companies to consider ways to produce hydrogen from crop straw. HydGene Renewables and Wildfire Energy have been supported by the Australian Government’s Business Research and Innovation Initiative to develop their proof-of-concept technologies that have the potential to be used on-farm, in sustainable circular economies.
Industry Insights, 01 May 2022
International feed grain buyers are receiving advice on how to incorporate sprouted wheat into animal rations, after a wet Australian harvest in some areas in 2021-22 resulted in sprouted crops. The Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre supported Australian grain traders and international customers with technical information on the use of sprouted wheat for animal feed.
Industry Insights, 29 Apr 2022
Food Standards Australia New Zealand is set to add a new method of analysis to the Food Standards Code. The rapid integrated dietary fibre method (RIDFM), submitted by the Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council, has taken three years to come to fruition.
Industry Insights, 22 Apr 2022
One of Australia’s most respected cereal disease experts has retired from a distinguished career spanning four decades.
Industry Insights, 21 Apr 2022
Growers, advisers, researchers and industry stakeholders will have multiple opportunities to engage and share their insights through a GRDC consultation process running from now until February 2023.
Industry Insights, 23 Mar 2022
A major milestone for the plant science industry and Australian farming was celebrated in 2021, with the 25th anniversary of the commercial cultivation of GM crops.
Industry Insights, 10 Mar 2022
An international study led by Curtin University has found that supporting on-farm experimentation networks and activities globally to better connect growers and researchers could help transform agriculture and solve some of its toughest challenges. On-farm experimentation is a way for growers to test technologies and practices by varying management, observing and measuring changes and analysing results.
Industry Insights, 06 Mar 2022
Australian Noodle Wheat could be the answer Asian flour millers are searching for as they struggle to source soft wheat for biscuits and cakes following severe drought in the US.
Industry Insights, 28 Feb 2022
An industry-driven initiative with investment from the GRDC, the EAN is designed to provide training and skills development to support early career agronomists and advisers with information they need to do their jobs well.
Industry Insights, 22 Feb 2022
More than 500 growers, agronomists, farm advisers and researchers across the State tuned into this week’s virtual livestream event for Western Australia’s premier grains research forum.