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Home gardeners are being encouraged to learn more about how they can help keep Queensland fruit fly under control.
Farming is all about the management of five key elements — land, water, equipment, capital and people.
With new challenges to farm productivity and profitability testing the NSW industry each year, growers are urged to keep across the latest research and development insights by participating in the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s 2019 Grains Research Updates.
A high-yielding cereal grains project in Tasmania is expected to generate a ripple effect across Bass Strait, where mainland grain growers are following the project’s progress with interest.
Evidence is mounting that summer crops really can be an effective weapon in the war on herbicide-resistant weeds. With soil moisture at a premium, there is nothing spare to waste on summer-growing weeds.
Australian researchers have embarked on a mission to better understand the role of weeds and volunteer cereals, known as the green bridge, in promoting the survival and spread of the nation’s newest broadacre crop pest, Russian wheat aphid.
Victorian crop production is expect to more than halve this season, as thousands of hectares of wheat and canola are cut for hay.
Registrations are now open for Grains Research and Development Corporation grains research and farm business events to be held throughout Victoria in early 2019.
When it comes to changing grain growers’ perceptions and motivating practice change on-farm, American agricultural academic Drew Lyon believes it does not matter where in the world you are, the challenges are strikingly similar.
Grain growers in the southern cropping region who have experienced a dry growing season this year are being warned of a potential increase in the risk of some soil-borne diseases in 2019.
The national winter crop production is tipped to be 20 per cent below the 20-year average, as farmers grapple with drought across large parts of Australia’s east.
A new variety of wheat will give farmers the opportunity to sow later in the season without compromising yields.
While stubble loads in 2018 are generally much lighter than usual due to the impact of the dry conditions and the salvaging of frost-damaged crops, stubble management remains an important consideration heading into next season.
An international guide to addressing the challenge of diseases in wheat and barley has been launched, with John Curtin University’s Professor Richard Oliver editing the go-to reference for the agricultural industry.
TR has not only claimed the 2019 Southern 80, but has done so in style.
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