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Advanta releases new canola varieties

Grain Central, 21 August 2017

Advanta Seeds has released two new canola varieties under its Hyola brand for the Australian market.

Resistance to sclerotinia discovery set to advance canola breeding

Grain Central, 21 August 2017

In a world first, researchers from The University of Western Australia (UWA) in collaboration with Punjab Agricultural University in India have found the key to resistance to sclerotinia stem rot, a major fungal disease in brassica oilseed crops such as canola and mustard.

Nuseed to release new breed of canola

Grain Central, 11 August 2017

Nuseed Australia is expanding its product portfolio to include a new breed of hybrid triazine tolerant (TT) canola, to be marketed under the HyTTec brand.

Can I retain stubble and keep weeds under control?

Guest Author, 09 August 2017

Growers can manage stubble without compromising weed, disease and pest management or the timeliness of the seeding operation, according to CSIRO Agriculture and Food senior experimental scientist, Tony Swan.

MSM Milling puts hi-oleic canola oil into KFC kitchens

Henry Wells, 08 August 2017

Building linkages between grower and market, central NSW oilseed processor, MSM Milling, has entered into a long-term agreement which is putting high-oleic Australian Monola oil into the kitchens of global fast-food giant, KFC.

Branching out to determine canola windrow timing

Neil Lyon, 03 August 2017

Farmers using seed colour change to determine the right time to windrow canola may have to modify their techniques to look at the whole plant, and not just the main stem, if they are to maximise yield and quality potential.

Russia tops wheat export charts for first time

Grain Central, 13 July 2017

Russia is forecast to be the world’s leading wheat exporter for 2017/18 for the first time, surpassing the European Union and the United States, according to the latest crop report from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Canola plantings in line with five-year average

Grain Central, 10 July 2017

Australian Oilseeds Federation today released its first estimate of new season canola plantings and production forecast, cautious in the face of seasonal uncertainty.

Recent rains do little to buoy South Australian yield prospects

Guest Author, 05 July 2017

South Australia can look forward to average yields at best as some of the state’s traditionally safe rainfall areas struggle to get crops up and away after a patchy start to the winter-cropping season.

EU dominates Australian canola exports in 2016/17

Henry Wells, 21 June 2017

EU demand has absorbed the bulk of Australia’s solid 2016/17 canola export program, which is now drawing to a close as Europe’s own crop gets close to harvest.