Farmer, industry and research organisations are combining forces to deliver R&D activities specifically to meet the needs of the growing northern Australian cropping sector.
Canola growers are being encouraged to closely monitor crops for signs of blackleg infection in the upper canopy to avoid costly yield loss this season.
Charles Sturt collaborative research identifies new and effective weed management strategies for no-till and mixed farming systems.
Targeted nitrogen (N) management strategies can help to optimise both grain yield and quality for early-sown oats in the western region, according to preliminary results from a Grain Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) investment.
Google Earth, the Group on Earth Observations and the University of Sydney will develop the world’s first real-time monitoring platform for rice fields globally. The ambitious project will help realise the Zero Hunger target of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals.
Wild radish is a major weed for Australian cereals, accounting for $53-72 million per year in crop losses. Now, Australian researchers are shedding light into an innovative molecular approach that, used in conjunction with improving weed management farming practices, could help towards controlling this formidable…