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Industry achiever awards + GRDC Wagga Wagga Update PICS

More than 270 people attended the GRDC Grains Research Update in Wagga Wagga, NSW, this week to catch up on the latest agronomic news and acknowledge the achievements of their industry peers…Read More

Grain Central, February 20, 2019

Young SA researcher takes emerging leader award + Adelaide GRDC Update PICS

South Australian scientist Kenton Porker has been recognised as one of the grains industry’s most influential young leaders, receiving the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Southern Region 2019 Emerging Leader Award at this week’s Adelaide GRDC Update…Read More

Grain Central, February 15, 2019

Birchip farmer group steers steady course to success

Newly-elected chair of the Birchip Cropping Group, John Ferrier, has no plans to change the formula which has made the group such a standout success as a leader in farmer-driven research in Australia…Read More

Neil Lyon, February 13, 2019

Wild radish resistant to Atrazine, super-sensitive to Bromoxynil: AHRI

AHRI PhD student, Huan Lu, has shed some light on Atrazine resistant wild radish and the results have some very practical application for growers and agronomists…Read More

Peter Newman, February 21, 2019

Pitching in to make soil testing easy + VIDEO

Young agtech entrepreneur Sam Duncan has made a pitch at the evokeAG conference in Melbourne for funding support for an app he’s developed to simplify and streamline soil testing…Read More

Terry Sim, February 20, 2019

New analytics platform for assessing rural land

CSIRO and rural technology start-up, Digital Agriculture Services (DAS), have launched an innovative new platform that combines artificial intelligence, machine learning and cloud-based geospatial technology that will comprehensively assess and monitor rural land anywhere in Australia,..Read More

Grain Central, January 22, 2019

Grain Central stories that led the news in 2018

In a year of mixed fortunes for Australian grain growers, Grain Central takes a look back over the stories that led the news in the cropping world in 2018…Read More

Grain Central, January 16, 2019

How to grow crops on Mars

With the recent landing on Mars of NASA’s InSight lander, bringing closer the prospect of humans one day visiting the planet, scientists are puzzling over how to grow the food to feed them there…Read More

Briardo Llorente, December 7, 2018

Barley producers need to get ‘winter crop ready’

Barley growers should act now to get winter crop ready and reduce costly disease issues, like barley stem rust, by taking action to control weeds and crop volunteers, according to QDAF pathologist Lisle Snyman…Read More

Grain Central, February 18, 2019

GM compensation inquiry maintains status quo

A Western Australian inquiry into compensating farmers for economic loss caused by contamination from genetically modified (GM) material has found there is no case for changing existing laws…Read More

Neil Lyon, February 15, 2019

Young SA researcher takes emerging leader award + Adelaide GRDC Update PICS

South Australian scientist Kenton Porker has been recognised as one of the grains industry’s most influential young leaders, receiving the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Southern Region 2019 Emerging Leader Award at this week’s Adelaide GRDC Update…Read More

Grain Central, February 15, 2019

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