Nominations are now open for GrainGrowers' Australian Grain Farm Leaders Program.
Soil carbon plays a key role in crop growth, so a good understanding of the role of carbon in cropping systems can help improve crop productivity. CSIRO researcher Dr Gupta Vadakattu explains why carbon is important and how growers can make the most of their soil carbon.
Mr Storey replaces Peter Wilson, who has chaired the pulse industry organisation for the past six years.
When soil nitrogen levels started to become a limiting factor in South Australian grower Robin Schaefer’s cereal performance, he began to look for alternative sources.
A cropping evolution is gathering momentum across the Mallee region as growers increasingly fine-tune their rotations to increase the role of break crops in lifting productivity and profitability
The use of approved herbicides for the purposes of weed control must be carried out in accordance with herbicide labelling instructions, which require grain growers to follow written label directions.
As a part of the agreement between Mallee Sustainable Farming and Grain Growers Limited, MSF members who purchase a GrainVantage portable NIR monitor can nominate MSF to receive a $300 rebate.
Mallee Sustainable Farming agronomist Michael Moodie outlined the results of research into break crops at the GRDC Grains Research Update held at Wudinna.
Research is demonstrating the potential for sowing strategies to significantly improve crop productivity on sandy soils in the southern cropping region.