Cropping

What’s the sticking point? Better pre-em efficacy in stubble retention systems

Pre-emergent herbicides help underpin crop competition and suppress weed seed production, but when growers also want to retain stubble they often run into a sticking point where pre-em herbicide efficacy is compromised…Read More

Grain Central, December 9, 2019

Malt from cool coastal South Australia in hot demand

Coopers malt made from premium barley varieties grown in South Australia’s Gulf Region and on Kangaroo Island is in demand from domestic and offshore brewers. ..Read More

Grain Central, December 6, 2019

AGT Catapult AH wheat classification spreads to WA

AGT Catapult wheat can be grown as an Australian Hard variety in Western Australia as well as South Australia, Victoria and southern New South Wales from next year. ..Read More

Grain Central, November 27, 2019

Concerns mount over new-crop sorghum production

Prevailing drought conditions have seen a tiny early-plant sorghum crop go in in northern NSW and southern Queensland, as farmers wait for rain to either plant in the second window, or hold out for winter crop. ..Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, October 29, 2019

Victorian tour puts wheat, barley yields above ABARES’: GIAV

A recent crop tour of Victoria by the Grain Industry Association of Victoria has provided some good news about the state’s imminent barley and wheat harvest, with yield estimates above those from the national forecaster…Read More

Grain Central, October 28, 2019

Eucalypt extract potential gamechanger in grain insect control

A unique compound from a species of eucalypt found in a small part of Queensland is set to produce a new mode-of-action insecticide for controlling pests in stored grain…Read More

Neil Lyon, September 26, 2019

Koorabup oats to expand hay production in WA

A new oats variety with improved disease resistance is set to open up new areas to hay production in Western Australia…Read More

Grain Central, September 24, 2019

CQ grain in demand as winter-crop harvest gathers pace

Queensland’s winter-crop harvest is well under way, with wheat and barley attracting strong interest from feedlots prior to southern and WA grain hitting the market…Read More

Liz Wells, September 11, 2019

Malting facility accreditation opens opportunities for barley

Pilot Malting Australia’s malting facility in WA has been granted accreditation for future malt barley varieties…Read More

Grain Central, September 11, 2019

CBH/Arc Infrastructure reach agreement on WA rail access

WA grain handler marketer, CBH Group, and WA rail network operator, Arc Infrastructure, have reached an agreement that provides long-term access to the rail network…Read More

Grain Central, November 5, 2019

Low ginning volume feeds into Namoi’s $4M 1H20 loss

Australian ginner Namoi Cotton Limited has lost $4 million in 1H20, with drought slashing its number of bales ginned from the previous year, and a further reduction expected next year…Read More

Grain Central, October 25, 2019

New joint venture to improve annual legume breeding

A 10-year joint venture between The University of Western Australia and PGG Wrightson Seeds has been launched to provide producers with new varieties of annual forage legumes…Read More

Grain Central, October 25, 2019

More Cropping News

    Get Grain Central's news headlines emailed to you -
    FREE!