Production, marketing and topical articles for the Australian Grain industry.
An environmentally friendly spray that targets and kills one of the world’s most damaging agricultural pests has been created by scientists at The University of Queensland. The breakthrough is part of UQ’s BioClay technology, a safe and sustainable alternative to chemical pesticides.
Northern Grower Alliance has been heavily involved in nitrogen management trials in wheat since 2012. The focus has always been on methods to improve the efficiency and economics of N nutrition in wheat but the specific focus shifted over time.
It is tough to find a 2022/23 wheat crop anywhere that is currently getting bigger, with drought or flooding rains a common theme globally. The USDA is forecasting reduced supplies, lower domestic use, higher exports and reduced ending stocks in their 2022/23 wheat quadrella.
In the face of more extreme events, Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has unveiled its new world-class bushfire research facility to better understand how bushfires behave, what conditions make them worse, and the best ways to respond.
Scientists are calling for better management of cats and foxes as a new national study led by Charles Darwin University (CDU), finds that 697 million reptiles, 510 million birds and 1.4 billion mammals are being killed by cats and foxes each year across Australia.
Peak grains representative body GrainGrowers is inviting growers across the country to have their say on the issues impacting their farm in the 2022 Annual Policy Survey.
An uncertain job market and the inability to travel overseas has led to a decline in high school graduates participating in a “gap year.” But there’s plenty of opportunity for growth and experiences right here in our own backyard.
Previous AgriFutures Horizon Scholar and evokeAG. Future Young Leader, Jordy Kitschke says agriculture is on the brink of another revolution, and according to him robotics will have a big part to play. Applications for the 2022 AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship close on January 14, 2022.