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20 October 2020
Curtin University and Wide Open Agriculture to commercialize lupin technology
The new agreement allows Curtin and Wide Open Agriculture to work together to develop and commercialise the new technology, which aims to unlock the functionality of proteins found in the lupin...
05 August 2020
Going with the grain to combat diabetes
Curtin researcher, Associate Professor Stuart Johnson, has discovered that a grain used mainly in animal feed in Australia contains properties which not only provide nutritional benefits to humans,...
31 July 2020
Getting to the root of the problem
As food security becomes an acute global problem due to factors such as population growth, land degradation and climate change, research into development of disease resistant crops is paramount....
20 October 2015
The Scoop on Poop – Why is Manure Important?
ANALYSIS - For years, livestock farmers have used manure as a fertilizer, soil amendment, energy source and even construction material....
18 August 2015
Farmers Seeking Next Step in Precision Ag Choose UAVs
US - Brett Haas, co-owner of Crop Copter, said it's not just the young farmers who are interested in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), farmers of all ages are anxious to try out the latest precision...
17 August 2015
Agritechnica Is Coming to Germany in November 2015
GERMANY - Agritechnica 2015, which takes place from 10 to 14 November, is fast-approaching. Taking place in Hannover, Germany, this year’s show is aptly titled: ‘People, Technology, Innovation...
25 March 2015
Locally Grown Lupin Could Replace Imported Soya in Animal Feeds
WALES, UK - Scientists at Aberystwyth University have shown that home-grown lupins provide as good a source of protein as imported soya for animal and fish feeds in the UK....
31 May 2013
AccuWeather Summer Forecast: Dry in Eastern Europe; Cool in UK, France
GLOBAL - This summer, the core of the heat will be over western Russia and east of Ukraine, writes Jillian MacMath for AccuWeather. ...
26 February 2013
Liming, Crop Rotation Boosts Phosphorus Uptake, Grain Yield
AUSTRALIA - Research into how crop rotation and liming history affect the availability of soil phosphorus has unearthed the importance of lime treatments, rotational history and phosphorus on...
26 October 2012
Feedipedia – New Resource on Feed Ingredients
MEXICO – During the Latin American Animal Nutrition Congress in Puerto Vallarta, a new source for evaluating non-conventional feed ingredients for all types of livestock was presented, writes...
20 August 2012
Lupins and Lime Limit Grain Greenhouse Gas
AUSTRALIA - Adding lime to soil or planting lupins can significantly decrease greenhouse gas emissions from grain production. That’s one of the findings from an Australian Government funded...
01 February 2012
Expert Presents 2012 Global Weather Outlook
ANALYSIS - Drew Lerner, president and senior agricultural meteorologist of World Weather, recently presented global weather expectations for 2012 to US grain farmers and livestock producers at...
16 January 2012
Australian Grain Variety Trials Results Online
AUSTRALIA - The latest results from the National Variety Trials (NVT) are now being released to assist southern region grain growers and their advisers in preparing for this year's sowing programs....
09 May 2011
CSIRO-UWA Crop Genomics Lab Opens
AUSTRALIA - A new laboratory for research into the molecular workings of plants, and the genomes of crops, was officially launched in Perth this week. ...
22 February 2011
Provoking Results from Crop Sequencing Trials
AUSTRALIA - The latest results from the Department of Agriculture and Food's Dynamic Crop Sequencing trials at Katanning and Wongan Hills will be presented at its Agribusiness Crop Updates 2011...
14 February 2011
La Nina Causes Pest Outbreaks in Australia
AUSTRALIA - The recent floods brought about by the La Nina weather pattern have created headaches for farmers battling insect pests. according to the Queensalnd Government. ...
07 December 2010
Lupin Genome Project to Drive Crop Improvements
AUSTRALIA - Researchers will soon start sequencing the narrow leaf lupin genome as part of the first plant genome sequencing project managed in Australia. ...
05 March 2010
Research Aims for Higher Value Lupin Markets
AUSTRALIA - Current research into lowering alkaloid levels in lupins could help growers achieve valuable new markets both overseas and nationally. ...

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