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Feedback sought on SA Grain Sustainability Roadmap

SA grain producers and stakeholders in the industry supply chain are being urged to provide feedback on a draft SA Grain Sustainability Roadmap released this week…Read More

Liz Wells, July 19, 2024

GRDC funds $17M project to enhance fertiliser efficiency

GRDC is funding a four-year national research project aimed at finding ways to reduce the risk of nitrogen loss. ..Read More

Grain Central, July 17, 2024

SCU, Natural Rice Co partner on dryland rice project

NSW’s SCU and Northern Rivers grower Natural Rice Co are working on a project to combine drought and cold tolerance traits which can boost improve dryland rice production…Read More

Grain Central, July 11, 2024

Chickpea genetics for improved heat tolerance sought

A UQ-led project is looking to fast-track the development of chickpea varieties with increased heat tolerance…Read More

Grain Central, July 11, 2024

NSW method holds promise for improved pathogen resistance

A plant-breeding method discovered by a NSW DPIRD team is set to fast-track the development of varieties with increased pathogen resistance…Read More

Emma Alsop, July 8, 2024

UNE survey sums up varied views on farm daughter-in-laws

Interview with 22 succession-planning professionals indicate daughters-in-law can be seen by family farming operations as a valued asset, a threat, and everything in between…Read More

Grain Central, July 5, 2024

WA nitrogen-use efficiency project kicks off

A WA Agricultural Research Collaboration project aimed at boosting wheat production in Australia by improving nitrogen-use efficiency through innovative genetic research is under way…Read More

Grain Central, July 2, 2024

Soil CRC funds eight new projects

Soil CRC is investing a further $4.1M in new research with another eight projects over the next three years…Read More

Grain Central, July 1, 2024

Boost to pulse yields top aim for $11M national project

Chickpea, lentil and faba bean crops are set for a yield boost thanks to a research project which also looks to mine improved disease-resistance traits from international germplasm…Read More

Grain Central, June 25, 2024

QDAF expands look into deep-banded P at multiple sites

QDAF research projects are under way to investigate the most economically beneficial methods of deep-banding phosphorous to increase grain yields. ..Read More

Grain Central, June 20, 2024

Paper highlights skills shortage in plant breeding

A joint paper between CSIRO, Lincoln University in New Zealand, and McGill University in Canada has painted a concerning picture about future capacity in the plant-breeding area. ..Read More

Grain Central, June 11, 2024

Project looks to boost grain size in sorghum

A project is looking to increase the grain size of commercial Australian sorghum varieties to boost yields and minimise chances of downgrading due to screening…Read More

Grain Central, June 10, 2024

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