Grains

AGT releases Scepter wheat replacement, plus two new barleys

Australian Grain Technologies has announced the commercial release of a new wheat variety, and two new barley varieties…Read More

Grain Central, September 22, 2021

Can mixing wheat varieties in the same paddock stave off crop failure?

Researchers in the US have found that growing several varieties of wheat together in the same crop offers disease and insect protection…Read More

Grain Central, September 15, 2021

Match winning tactics prevent pests and disease

With winter crops reaching a critical growth stage, just like sports finals, they will require “match winning tactics” from farmers to achieve the best possible returns…Read More

Grain Central, August 20, 2021

Barley disease threat brings second fungicide spray into play

A second fungicide application may be a profitable option to control diseases in barley in the wetter, southern growing regions in such a high-yield-potential year…Read More

Neil Lyon, August 16, 2021

New registration for imi tolerant oats

Nufarm has announced the registration of Sentry herbicide in imidazolinone (imi) tolerant oats, enabling InterGrain to release the Kingbale oat variety in early 2021…Read More

Grain Central, February 9, 2021

Nine wheat varieties enter, 10 depart WQA Master List

Wheat Quality Australia 2020-21 Master List has seen the entry of nine new varieties, and the deletion of 10 old ones…Read More

Grain Central, October 19, 2020

Dry WA, ideal SE alter Australian wheat, barley forecasts

Forecasts for Australia’s wheat and barley crops now being harvested have risen since July, with improved production prospects in south-eastern Australian outweighing sliding yield potential in Western Australia…Read More

Grain Central, October 12, 2020

More rain required to lock in winter-crop potential

Australia is heading into the winter-crop harvest with widely variable yield prospects as wheat and barley shape up as highly competitive on the export market…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, September 29, 2020

AGT releases new wheats, barley for northern region

Plant breeding company, Australian Grain Technologies (AGT), is releasing four, new, APH-classified wheat varieties for the northern region this season, as well as its first barley variety…Read More

Neil Lyon, September 17, 2020

Barley forecasts average 10Mt after welcome WA rain

Australia’s barley crop is forecast to produce 10Mt, based on the average of estimates from four national forecasters, with some districts in moderate to urgent need of rain to preserve yield prospects…Read More

Liz Wells, July 22, 2020

Arista, AGT partner on Australia’s first high-fibre wheat varieties

AGT is partnering with CSIRO and Limagrain’s joint venture Arista Cereal Technologies to get high-fibre wheat varieties into the Australian market…Read More

Grain Central, July 21, 2020

Estimate average puts Australian wheat crop at 26.6Mt

Widely variable conditions across Australia’s winter-cropping regions have estimates from five forecasters for new-crop wheat sitting between 25.3 million tonnes (Mt) and 27.8Mt to average 26.6Mt…Read More

Liz Wells and Neil Lyon, July 14, 2020

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