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Bread aroma: Modern and old wheat varieties taste equally good

Scientists have compared the taste and aroma of different breads from old and modern wheat varieties and found both varieties produced very tasty breads…Read More

Grain Central, January 16, 2020

Extreme heat bookends Australia’s warmest and driest year on record

Last year was both the warmest and driest year on record for Australia, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s Annual Climate Statement 2019…Read More

Grain Central, January 13, 2020

SA grower shares fire recovery tips

South Australian grower, Ben Marshman, whose farm bore the brunt of the Pinery fire in 2015, has some sound advice for growers whose farms have been impacted by fire this season…Read More

Grain Central, December 13, 2019

Summer safety warning for quad bikes, side-by-sides

The ACCC is urging people to be vigilant about safety when using quad bikes and side-by-side vehicles (SSV) this summer…Read More

Grain Central, December 10, 2019

2020 designated International Year of Plant Health

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched the United Nations’ International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) for 2020…Read More

Grain Central, December 3, 2019

Potential to store Pilbara mine water for agriculture

Aerial geophysical surveys have been underway in the Pilbara region of Western Australia to identify sites that may be suitable to store water underground for future irrigated agriculture development…Read More

Grain Central, November 20, 2019

New partnership to tackle community trust challenge

Industry leaders have come together in a new program aimed at building the capacity of food and fibre industries to actively engage with, and respond to, changes in community trust…Read More

Grain Central, October 29, 2019

Qld AgTech Month – Full list and links to events

When the organisers of several AgTech focused events in Queensland in November first realised how many similar events were being held throughout the same State during the same month, they started to worry – would the competing events counteract and work against each other?..Read More

James Nason, October 24, 2019

Scientists develop kit for vaccinating plants against viruses

Scientists have developed a new method that could make it significantly easier to vaccinate plants against viruses in the future…Read More

Grain Central, August 23, 2019

Focus on the future of food at Melbourne conference

Former US Secretary of State, John Kerry, will headline a list of leaders in food, agricultural science, technology and medicine who will discuss the future of food at the Global Table conference in Melbourne next month…Read More

Grain Central, August 15, 2019

Quads under scrutiny during Farm Safety Week

The National Farmers Federation has challenged the Federal Government to explain what the delay is in enacting ACCC recommendations aimed at making quad bikes safer…Read More

Grain Central, July 25, 2019

$250,000 boost for Dalby machinery manufacturer

A Dalby farm machinery manufacturer that builds the world’s widest crop harvesting platforms is set to double production and create up to two dozen jobs with a $250,000 funding boost from the Palaszczuk Government…Read More

Grain Central, July 16, 2019

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