Cropping

Optimising water use key for agrifood systems: FAO

Irrigation has accounted for 85pc of the increase in global cropping land in the past decade, and makes optimal use of water even more critical, according to FAO head Qu Dongyu…Read More

Grain Central, September 26, 2022

National appetite for ConstraintID in spotlight

Sufficient interest from growers and consultants could see a web-based tool used to help identify soil constraints roll out beyond NSW and Queensland…Read More

Liz Wells, September 26, 2022

Scientists unlock code to breed better peas

Researchers have discovered exactly how peas have evolved and revealed the traits breeders can leverage to make them even better…Read More

Grain Central, September 26, 2022

CQ long-season cotton in spotlight with CSD project

The first CSD project from funding pledged to commemorate industry pioneer Richard Williams will look at improving the outlook for long-season cotton in CQ…Read More

Grain Central, September 23, 2022

Patron joins AGT durum stable

AGT has released a new durum variety in Patron, which shows promise for South Australian and Victorian growers…Read More

Grain Central, September 20, 2022

Silo bags in demand as harvest nears

Demand for grain bags is pushing new limits as growers anticipate logistics issues at harvest, and wet conditions in NSW especially…Read More

Liz Wells, September 19, 2022

Contractors hope for dry harvest in two-in-one season

Eastern Australia’s harvest is expected to kick off in earnest in around 10 days, and contractors are factoring in the challenge of harvesting a crop of two halves…Read More

Liz Wells, September 14, 2022

Combat released as high-yielding feed barley for WA

InterGrain releases Combat, a high-yielding feed barley with good disease resistance, for sowing from late April to late May. ..Read More

Grain Central, September 12, 2022

WA likely to see another near record crop: GIWA

Good rainfall for much of the grainbelt over the last week have kept crops on track for another near record year for Western Australia, according to the GIWA September Crop Report released today…Read More

Grain Central, September 9, 2022

ABARES lifts wheat, barley, canola estimates

ABARES Australian Crop Report today jumps canola, barley, wheat forecasts amid exceptional growing conditions…Read More

Grain Central, September 6, 2022

ABARES forecasts above-average summer crop

ABARES has forecast this summer’s sorghum production at 2.63Mt, the fourth-biggest on record, and cotton lint production is estimated at 1.1Mt…Read More

Grain Central, September 6, 2022

Time is right to target wild radish growth

Southern growers are being urged to check for wild radish with the lead-up to harvest the optimum time to stop seed-set…Read More

Grain Central, September 5, 2022

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