Widespread rainfall across the WA Grainbelt from tropical cyclone Seroja has set up an ideal start to the season – particularly for canola growers.
The improved seasonal conditions which helped deliver bumper crops in southern NSW in 2020 could become a double-edged sword this year unless growers remain vigilant on crop disease management…Read MoreGrain Central, April 6, 2021
Amid strong global oilseed prices, canola area is set to spike this year as growers plant early into moisture, and seed supplies for some varieties are already tight…Read MoreLiz Wells, March 24, 2021
Canola growers and advisers have been seeking advice on what to do to best manage the disease blackleg, particularly around whether to apply foliar fungicides early in the season…Read MoreGrain Central, March 24, 2021
The Australian oilseeds industry has released the ‘Australian Oilseed Industry Strategic Plan 2020-2025’ which provides a roadmap for the industry to address future issues and opportunities…Read MoreGrain Central, October 26, 2020
Australia’s first imidazolinone-tolerant sunflower variety has been released by Barenbrug Australia, with the new technology expected to broaden traditional sunflower regions in the country…Read MoreGrain Central, September 22, 2020
The potential to expand broadacre cropping across Australia’s north can be best achieved when it is integrated with other enterprises, particularly beef production, according to a recent study…Read MoreGrain Central, August 27, 2020
A species of parasitic wasp discovered by chance by European researchers could provide growers with a chemical-free way of controlling cabbage stem flea beetles (CSFB), a major pest in European oilseed crops…Read MoreGrain Central, May 28, 2020