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  • Innovators turn straw into renewable ammonia
    Industry Insights, 10 May 2022
    Innovators turn straw into renewable ammonia

    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.

  • Sprouted wheat a viable option for animal feed
    Industry Insights, 01 May 2022
    Sprouted wheat a viable option for animal feed

    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.

  • New dietary fibre analysis technique introduced
    Industry Insights, 29 Apr 2022
    New dietary fibre analysis technique introduced

    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.

  • Pathology expert reflects on distinguished career
    Industry Insights, 22 Apr 2022
    Pathology expert reflects on distinguished career

    One of Australia’s most respected cereal disease experts has retired from a distinguished career spanning four decades.

  • GRDC seeking growers and industry input to plan for the future
    Industry Insights, 21 Apr 2022
    GRDC seeking growers and industry input to plan for the future

    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.

  • Marking 25 years of GM crop cultivation in Australia
    Industry Insights, 23 Mar 2022
    Marking 25 years of GM crop cultivation in Australia

    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.

  • Harvesting knowledge can transform world agriculture, study finds
    Industry Insights, 10 Mar 2022
    Harvesting knowledge can transform world agriculture, study finds

    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.

  • US drought creates opportunity for Australian wheat
    Industry Insights, 06 Mar 2022
    US drought creates opportunity for Australian wheat

    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.

  • Emerging Agros Network webinars set for March
    Industry Insights, 28 Feb 2022
    Emerging Agros Network webinars set for March

    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.

  • Premier grains forum enjoys virtual popularity
    Industry Insights, 22 Feb 2022
    Premier grains forum enjoys virtual popularity

    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.

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