Production, marketing and topical articles for the Australian Grain industry.
Increasing the amount of carbon stored in agricultural soils can help mitigate rising greenhouse gas emissions and sustain agricultural productivity. Carbon farming is a key plank of Australia’s climate mitigation efforts.
The ‘double knock’ strategy has long been used and promoted as a valuable tool in the battle against glyphosate resistance in weeds, with paraquat typically applied to control weeds that survived the ‘first knock’ of glyphosate
In mid July the canola price – just like Richard Branson – headed into the stratosphere. I keep a close eye on overseas futures, and on the afternoon of July 13, when I checked ICE futures, I had to triple check what I was looking at – I didn’t believe it.
New South Wales grain growers are encouraged to register to be involved in a new on-farm pilot permit program to help improve spray drift management practices by determining dynamic spray buffers.
Shifting to a new food freezing method could make for safer and better quality frozen foods while saving energy and reducing carbon emissions.
High achieving, post-graduate students with an interest in delivering innovative research solutions to the problems facing Australian grain growers are encouraged to apply for a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) scholarship.
Brazil is one of the powerhouses of cropping exports. If they have a crop failure, it has a big impact upon grain and oilseed pricing. The chart shows the importance of Brazil to the global trade in soybeans and corn.
Fee-free heavy vehicle truck driver training and licencing courses are now on offer to the grains, cotton, rice, viticulture and horticultural sectors across New South Wales as part of an industry-led workforce development strategy.