Research aimed at helping northern growers protect chickpea production is showing promising results in trials.
First-year results from a unique project have confirmed fungicide resistance to both spot and net forms of net blotch in barley is widespread in southern areas of Western Australia’s grainbelt, with findings of reduced sensitivity or fungicide resistance the dominant situation.
North Coast NSW growers Mark and Karen Carter are always on the lookout for quick wheat varieties to fit their cropping program, so when Pacific Seeds Mustang hit the market, they were keen to try it out.
In 2019, Natimuk farmer Brian Klowss planted canola in April like he normally would, but instead of being finished with it at year’s end, he continued to get reap gains from it until April 2020.
Rather than be used for tequila, agave plants could be used as potent biofuel feedstock, following findings by an Australian/UK research team.