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.

Grain protectants prevent pests

Grain protectants prevent pests - Northern and Southern region

Grain protectants are one of many management tools for preventing pests in stored grain and have a particular role in unsealed storage and seed storage.

Safe Storage Of Sunflower Seed

Safe Storage Of Sunflower Seed Fact Sheet

Sunflower growers can use aeration drying and cooling to successfully manage a range of seed moisture contents (MC) and temperatures during harvest and storage.