Cropping

What’s the best way to out-compete resistant annual ryegrass in cereals?

Crop competition is making a come-back as a simple way for growers to increase crop yield and reduce weed seed set, without breaking the bank…Read More

Chris Davey, Agriservices Agronomist, YP AG, October 18, 2019

Defeating weeds through crop competition + Warwick field day PICS

Crop competition using broadacre crops to deprive weeds of sunlight and space is taking the pressure off herbicides as the ‘heavy lifters’ of in-crop weed control…Read More

Grain Central, October 17, 2019

Pulse field day raises curtain on APC2019 + PICS

The Southern Pulse Agronomy Field Day showed off the Victorian Wimmera’s place as a powerhouse of pulse production to visitors to this week’s Australian Pulse Conference in Horsham…Read More

Liz Wells, October 16, 2019

PBA launches new pulse varieties at Horsham

New pulse varieties have been released by Plant Breeders Australia at the Southern Pulse Agronomy Field Day which kicked off the annual Australian Pulse Conference in Horsham yesterday. ..Read More

Liz Wells, October 16, 2019

Australian Pulse Conference shines spotlight on research, production, markets

The Australian Pulse Conference (APC) 2019 will take place 15-17 October at Horsham in the Wimmera district of Victoria, one of Australia’s major pulse-producing, processing and packing regions…Read More

Liz Wells, September 20, 2019

National pulse crop at 1.69Mt seen down on last year: Pulse Australia

Australia’s major pulse crops are forecast to yield 1.69 million tonnes (Mt), down from 1.8Mt harvested last year, according to the latest Pulse Australia crop report…Read More

Grain Central, September 9, 2019

North helps south in tough year for Australian soybeans

Soybeans grown in north Queensland are playing a crucial part in supplying domestic processors who are scrambling for product due to drought in NSW and southern Qld…Read More

Grain Central, August 28, 2019

Stubble could be key to more profitable field peas

Field pea production could become a more viable option for growers, with researchers investigating a simple and cost-effective method for reducing disease and increasing yield…Read More

Grain Central, August 27, 2019

Opportunity for early spring mungbeans after tough season

The hot, dry summer slashed last season’s mungbean production, but the subsequent short supply and high prices have opened the opportunity for growers to consider early spring mungbeans this coming season…Read More

Neil Lyon, July 29, 2019

Trials test plantago potential in the Ord

Trials examining 13 lines of the food crop, plantago, are underway at Kununurra in northern WA to examine the crop’s commercial potential in the Ord River Irrigation Area…Read More

Grain Central, October 8, 2019

Tweaking harvester settings reduces canola losses + VIDEO

Regularly adjusting harvester settings could dramatically boost profits for farmers by reducing canola losses from the back of harvesters…Read More

Grain Central, October 8, 2019

Drought keeps locusts in check

There is a very low probability of widespread locust infestations developing in spring or December in eastern Australia, according to the latest report from the Australian Plague Locust Commission…Read More

Grain Central, October 3, 2019

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