Category: Grain & Asset Protection

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Grower groups collaborate to wage war on barley grass

DPIRD research scientist Dr Catherine Borger tests for herbicide resistance in barley grass at the department’s Northam Grains Research Facilities. (Source: DPIRD) Five Western Australian grower groups have banded together as part of a research project …

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Winter cereal growers to check before you spray

With improved conditions in some areas of central, southern and northern NSW, growers keen to ensure crops remain vigorous and healthy have been advised to get the correct diagnosis before spraying fungicide. Continuing wet weather has …

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Western Crop Genetics Alliance to boost WA grains research capacity

Western Crop Genetics Alliance director, Professor Chengdao Li (left), DPIRD Research, Development and Innovation Managing Director, Dr Mark Sweetingham, and Murdoch University Pro Vice Chancellor Food Futures Institute, Professor Peter Davies, inspect oat varieties in …

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$2 Billion Grain harvest despite significant Challenges

Despite ongoing drought, frost and devastating bushfires, South Australia's 2019-20 grain harvest finished on a more positive note than earlier projected, at an estimated 6.5 million tonnes, according to the latest State Government Crop and …

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