Salt stress help
New research has found that a hormone produced by plants under stress can be applied to crops to alleviate the damage caused by salty soils.
The soil sampling phase of a new Grains Research and Development Corporation investment has been successfully completed as the project team now looks to provide nutrient recommendations based on the results.
In a challenging season, many dairy farmers will be focusing on gaining the best return from the resources available.
A global study has identified genes that can be used to develop drought- and heat-tolerant chickpeas, leading to hopes of higher chickpea yields even in dry conditions.
Grain growers planning to sow pulses into acidic and dry soils this season can greatly improve nodulation by doubling the inoculation rate, according to new research.
Grain traders must institute shorter payment terms across the industry, according to Victoria’s peak farming body.
Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation research has shown a link between cropping practices and the evolution of herbicide resistance in the weed annual rye-grass, highlighting the need to rotate chemical and non-chemical weed control.
Grain growers are being urged to use the new cereal and pulse disease guides when planning for the control of crop diseases this season.
GrainCorp’s plans to demerge its global malting business and list the new company on the ASX have been greeted warmly by investors.
With seeding fast approaching, grain growers are encouraged to undertake soil testing before the 2019 growing season to help them make more informed fertiliser decisions and save costs.
Testing cereal and pulse seed for germination and vigour could be one of the best investments growers can make in the lead-up to the 2019 winter crop sowing.
Increasing productivity and job creation through protected cropping and horticulture was the key topic of conversation at an industry roundtable last week, with a push to grow investment.
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A 24-year-old Shepparton man was arrested on Saturday evening in relation to a number of offenses. The man was charged with theft, evading police, reckless conduct, dangerous driving, drug possession and a number of other offenses. The incident took...