Production, marketing and topical articles for the Australian Grain industry.
Ever get that feeling you’ve lost something really important? Is it in your other pocket? Or down the back of the couch? We can’t find the Samurai wasp, which we know was here before.
Australian researchers have discovered three genes associated with resistance to sclerotinia stem rot, marking a major step towards developing improved disease-resistant canola varieties for growers.
Australian farmers can get a tough time from native and feral pests such as kangaroos, pigs, goats, mice and cockatoos. But that’s nothing to what some of the farmers in Africa face.
The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) has today announced 116 scholarships to support women and diverse people to thrive in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers.
Australia is at a crossroads with developing AI technologies, with the potential to become a leader or laggard in technical and regulatory innovation. In a new report 13 of Australia’s top AI experts find that AI has the potential to augment, simplify and improve the way we live our lives.
GrainGrowers has welcomed the Federal Government's commitment to increase the Roads to Recovery funding program. As part of the commitment announced by Minister King in mid-November, funding will be gradually increased from $500 million to a $1 billion program, which provides critical funds to local government to maintain local road networks.
Food waste costs the Australian economy $36.6 billion every year. And it occurs at every step along the supply chain – from the farmgate to processing, packing, distribution, storage, retail, and consumers. If we’re to meet the nation’s goal of halving food waste by 2030, we all need to do better. The newest call for research partnerships from Fight Food Waste CRC aims to help us do just that.
An additional $150,000 per year is going into canola-growing areas to support sustainability initiatives. The Foundation for Rural Regional renewal (FRRR) has welcomed a three-year commitment from canola seed business Nuseed to support its flagship small grants program, Strengthening Rural Communities.