Production, marketing and topical articles for the Australian Grain industry.
The Russia Ukraine conflict will have large ramifications for global and Australian grains and oilseeds markets, and particularly wheat. The loss of access to all Black Sea wheat exports has not occurred in more than 100 years.
The ability to efficiently respond to insect pest threats will be paramount in 2022. One of the most important considerations for the grains industry is the increasing need to improve the way insecticides are used in order to reduce the evolution of resistance and protect beneficials.
Agricultural robots that can identify and classify weeds and then selectively kill them using lasers might sound far-fetched, but it is a future that weed researchers at the University of Sydney can see just over the horizon.
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.
Register now for the 2022 IGC Grains Conference, June 7 & 8
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.