West Victorian grower Rowan Scott is one of the first in the country to grow new TruFlex-triazine tolerant stacked canola technology – specifically, Hyola 530XT.
Australia is well positioned to take advantage of long-term and sustained growth in global demand for sesame if it can establish a larger domestic supply.
Growers dealing with highly variable soils are encouraged to take up to 30 soil samples in problem paddocks to ensure accuracy in test results, which will help to ensure they are not under-fertilising or over-fertilising crops.
Latest research, led by the Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM), has uncovered a ‘boom and bust’ pathogen cycle that may be the key to developing new and improved management strategies and disease ratings for the damaging wheat disease septoria nodorum blotch (SNB).
Feathertop Rhodes (FTR) grass is quickly becoming one of the biggest weed threats in Australian farming systems, demanding swift and decisive action. The vast number of seeds produced per plant and the species’ ability to germinate and establish on very small rainfall events, gives this…
Plants make the oxygen we breathe and give us 80 percent of the food we eat. But plants are under attack by invasive pests. These pests destroy up to 40 percent of the world’s food crops and cause $220 billion in trade losses each year…
Equipping grain growers and advisers with the information and advice they need to protect crops from disease when fungicide resistance has developed was a key topic at the National Fungicide Resistance Workshop held recently in Melbourne.