Grains Research and Development

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Learning agronomy from the ground up

Photo of Leanne Stockman, Springvale North, Burra

The Partners in Grain (PinG) Mid North South Australia group kicked off an agronomy program in August with three simple rules: there is no such thing as a stupid question; children are welcome; and be prepared to have a laugh while learning.

Global rust workshop heads down under

Photo of farmers beside a crop of Digalu wheat in Ethiopia, Africa

The 2015 Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) technical workshop hosted by the University of Sydney’s Plant Breeding Institute attracted some 350 international scientists to Sydney in September to assess the rust threats to global wheat cropping.

Managing frost risk - Northen Southern and Western Regions

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Managing frost risk - Northern, Southern and Western Regions

Crown rot in winter cereals tips and tactics - Southern Region

Tips and Tactics crown rot magazine cover image

Rotations, observations and testing key to crown rot control. Three top tips to stop crown rot: rotate crops, observe plants for browning at the base of tillers and test
stubble and soil.

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