Cropping

Cotton-growers relish sun after picking delays

Frustrations are mounting as unusually high May rainfall works to delay the harvest further and cause damage to maturing crops…Read More

Emma Alsop, May 23, 2022

Australia plots own path on plant-based protein: PIX/AMC

Buhler’s Molly Coleman says the processing of pulses and other crops into bases for plant-based protein is attracting strong investment interest, and will provide sidestreams available to the stockfeed sector…Read More

Liz Wells, May 19, 2022

Australian canola crop forecast at 5.2Mt: AOF

The AOF forecasts 3.32 million hectares 2022-23 canola area, up 12pc on last year, but production at 5.2 million tonnes, down from 6.3Mt last year…Read More

Grain Central, May 16, 2022

WA crop area seen at 8.9Mha plus: GIWA

GIWA’s May crop report says WA’s winter crop is off to a strong and early start thanks to opening and follow-up planting rain in most growing areas…Read More

Grain Central, May 13, 2022

Pulse Update: Growers plant, bulk sales progress

Growers across southern Australia are busy planting what looks like being an expanded winter pulse area as exporters continue to seek bulk fabas and lentils. ..Read More

Liz Wells, May 11, 2022

North Qld cotton outlook remains bright

With the North Queensland cotton harvest at least a month away, irrigated cotton growers are currently predicting good yields while the rainfed crops are seeing lackluster early results…Read More

Emma Alsop, May 9, 2022

Most growers near halfway on winter planting

A strong and early start to planting has piled on some upside prospects for Australia’s three biggest winter crops…Read More

Liz Wells, May 9, 2022

WA trials assess nitrogen carryover after frost, heat

A GRDC-funded project is under way in WA to improve grower understanding of the conditions and soil types under which nitrogen carries over…Read More

Grain Central, May 9, 2022

Faba beans find favour in NSW

Faba beans are expected to crib area from chickpeas this year for their brighter price prospects, and their ability to fix nitrogen. ..Read More

Liz Wells, May 6, 2022

Study puts chaff residues to the pest pressure test

A study is under way to determine whether harvest weed seed control systems, which create chaff residues, are promoting increased crop pest activity…Read More

Grain Central, May 6, 2022

Volume drives Namoi’s $1.6M FY22 earnings

Leading Australian ginner and marketer Namoi Cotton has recorded its first positive earnings result since the 2017-19 drought in its FY22 results…Read More

Emma Alsop, May 3, 2022

Pulses set to grow in reduced crop area: ANZ

Following a contraction in the past two decades, Australia’s total pulse area is tipped to rise his year, according to an ANZ report…Read More

Grain Central, April 28, 2022

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