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Don’t sweat food security, Aussie farmers have it covered: VIDEO

Mungindi farmer, Sam Heagney, has produced another fantastic video, this time explaining how food security is assured in this difficult time with Australian farmers producing enough food to feed three times our population…Read More

Grain Central, March 30, 2020

Southern water allocation prices likely to remain high

Water allocation prices in the southern Murray-Darling are likely to remain high in 2020-21, according to the latest Water Market Outlook report from ABARES…Read More

Grain Central, March 30, 2020

Quads, tractors again lead farm accident list

The latest annual statistics for farm related incidents in Australia reveal 58 on-farm deaths were reported in 2019, with quad bikes and tractors again the leading causes of injury…Read More

Grain Central, March 26, 2020

Farm worker dies in silo collapse

A worker has died after being crushed by a silo on his family‚Äôs dairy farm at Mooroopna North in northern Victoria on Friday…Read More

Grain Central, March 24, 2020

2020 Water Challenge: Identifying problems first step to finding solutions

Bridge Hub is about to kick off its 2020 Water Challenge to identify and commercialise promising research and new technology that will allow the agriculture and food production sector to be smarter with its use of water…Read More

Grain Central, March 18, 2020

Northern Australia sets course for broadacre cropping

A major research collaboration could help open up areas of the Northern Territory as a significant grower of broadacre crops…Read More

Grain Central, March 9, 2020

Innovative thinker awarded WA Seed of Light

An expert in soils, crop nutrition and fertilisers is the winner of the 2020 western region GRDC Seed of Light award…Read More

Neil Lyon, February 24, 2020

Farmers urged to prevent drought, fire residue running into dams

Fire-affected farmers are being encouraged to consider long-term strategies to prevent organic pollution entering farm dams, as thunderstorms and flash flooding become the latest threat…Read More

Grain Central, February 10, 2020

Domesticated wheat has complex parentage

Certain types of domesticated wheat have complicated origins, with genetic contributions from wild and cultivated wheat populations on opposite sides of the Fertile Crescent…Read More

Grain Central, February 4, 2020

Haystacking guidelines help reduce accident risk

Complacency in the workplace when stacking hay can lead to accidents and dangerous incidents, even for the most seasoned operators…Read More

Grain Central, February 4, 2020

Feeding the world without wrecking the planet is possible

Researchers in Germany have found that, in theory, 10 billion people can be fed without compromising the earth’s system…Read More

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, January 31, 2020

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

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