Grains Research and Development

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Rotary spading water-repellent soils tested at Binnu

Farme in field walks toward mechanical plough equipment.

Frustrated by poor yields on water-repellent sands, Binnu grain grower Damian Harris turned to spading as a means of improving crop establishment and productivity

Deep fertiliser placement tackles subsoil constraints

The Black brothers, Jim (left) and Laurie, have witnessed major changes in the soil underlying their northern farming system

Subsoil phosphorus deficiencies identified in long-term research across the northern grain-growing region have spurred a new approach to fertiliser application for the Black family at Brookstead in south-east Queensland.

New treatment for Rhizoctonia

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New fungicide options are on the way for the treatment of the soil borne pathogen, Rhizoctonia

Perennial wheat

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Perennial wheat is on the drawing board for Australian grain growers. Find out more on this edition of GRDC Driving Agronomy.