Riverine Plains launches soil-management project

Ahead of World Soil Day, Riverine Plains has announced it is trialling research on 12 farms across southern NSW to help boost farm resilience during drought…Read More

Grain Central, December 4, 2023

CoreDetector increases plant-breeding speed, accuracy

A software tool with enhanced genome-sequencing powers has been developed by the University of Adelaide for use in plant-breeding programs.,..Read More

Grain Central, November 24, 2023

APPF funding gets $60M to boost crop development

The Australian Plant Phenomics Facility will receive $60M in core funding over the next five years to expand its network of facilities and accelerate development of improved crops…Read More

Grain Central, October 30, 2023

UQ team investigates crop potential for outback millet

UQ researchers think a millet native to the Channel Country could help feed the world as climate change impacts established grain crops…Read More

Grain Central, October 25, 2023

Researchers discover sustainable way to synthesize urea

QUT researchers are investigating a way of making urea at room temperature using a graphene-based catalyst…Read More

Grain Central, October 9, 2023

Chickpea project aims to overcome chill factor

Scientists have embarked on the next phase of research to give growers better access to chilling-tolerant chickpea varieties and extend the crop’s footprint in Australia…Read More

Grain Central, September 24, 2023

Sorry Australia, you’re just not that special after all: Study

A wide-ranging international analysis has reported that Australia is not the global outlier one might think based on its natural sciences criteria…Read More

Susan Webster, September 9, 2023

WA research looks at weed management for ameliorated soils

WA scientists are looking to improve weed management following soil amelioration, with new research focusing on pre-emergent herbicides…Read More

Grain Central, September 11, 2023

RNA shows biopesticide potential in canola, cotton trials

Medical technology that developed a speedy vaccine for COVID is now offering promise as a potential biopesticide for crops…Read More

Susan Webster, September 4, 2023

Study looks at SA vegetation link to snail-killer fly

Native vegetation could help boost the effectiveness of a world-first program using a parasitic fly to control a pest snail in South Australian crops…Read More

Susan Webster, August 29, 2023

National partnership to harness analytics for grains RD&E

GRDC has today announced its Analytics for the Australian Grains Industry with Curtin University, The University of Queensland and University of Adelaide as partners…Read More

Grain Central, August 28, 2023

Sclerotinia discovery to improve resistance in canola

Australian researchers have discovered three genes associated with resistance to sclerotinia stem rot, a fungal disease that can impact canola yields…Read More

Grain Central, August 21, 2023

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