Grains Research and Development

Recently published

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.

Root Lesion Nematodes

Cover of Tips and Tactics Root Lesion Nematode Northern Region

Growing resistant crops and tolerant wheat varieties is the key for management of root-lesion nematodes (RLN) in the Northern Region.

New Frost Ratings

GRDC Driving Agronomy logo

After years of GRDC funded research, new frost ratings for wheat are set to be released this year.