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

WA harvest estimates drop below average

Continuing warm dry conditions in the northern half of WA’s cropping zone and recent frost events in the southern half make it unlikely WA winter crop production will exceed 12.5 million tonnes this year…Read More

Neil Lyon, September 17, 2019

Is there an Invisible Gorilla in your paddock?

Is there more to herbicide resistance than first meets the eye? Does focusing on one aspect mean we could fail to identify other important resistance mechanisms?..Read More

Katherine Hollaway, September 16, 2019

How can I avoid getting stuck in an imi herbicide cycle?

Growers need to avoid the over-use of imi herbicides as weeds can evolve resistance relatively quickly to their mode of action…Read More

Sarah Wilson, BASF senior technical services specialist, September 12, 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

Drought, pricing cut Sunrice profit 27pc

The SunRice Group has reported consolidated revenue of $1.2 billion for the year ending April 30, 2019, which is up 1.3pc on the prior year, and a Net Profit After Tax of $32.8 million, down 27pc on the previous year…Read More

Grain Central, August 26, 2019

Landmark, Ruralco deal given green light by ACCC

The ACCC will not oppose the proposed acquisition of rural services company Ruralco by Nutrien, which operates in Australia through its wholly owned subsidiary, Landmark…Read More

Grain Central, August 22, 2019

Perdaman eyes NSW fertiliser market with Narrabri plant

Perdaman plans to build a fertiliser plant in north-west NSW using power from Santos’ proposed Narrabri Gas Project. ..Read More

Liz Wells, August 19, 2019

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