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06 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Australian Rice Exports to Rise
AUSTRALIA - Australian farmers are optimistic of boosting rice exports to Japan in the wake of its twin tsunami and nuclear disasters....
05 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Latest Trial Results on NVT Website
AUSTRALIA - Grain growers deciding which crop varieties to grow next season can find guidance by accessing the latest National Variety Trials (NVT) results....
02 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Landholders take Action on the Ground
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has today announced the first round of the AUS$99 million Action on the Ground program to help farmers cash in...
Crop Industry News from Australia Pocket Guide Will Help Prevent Pest Pitfalls
AUSTRALIA - Growers inspecting grain storage facilities can carry with them a useful new resource to help identify any pests which may be present....
Crop Industry News from Australia Graziers Urged To Use Herbicide Cautiously
AUSTRALIA - Queensland grain and cattle producers will need to abide by new rules for the commonly used herbicide diuron until March next year....
01 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Break Crops Support Wheat Yields in Crop Sequence Trial
AUSTRALIA - Wheat yields were generally higher following a range of break crops in Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) funded trials in the higher rainfall area of Katanning....
30 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Diuron Suspension Doesn't Affect Broad Acre Farmers
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has suspended the use of diuron in high risk situations to protect aquatic ecosystems. However the continued registered...
25 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia New Malting Plant will Encourage More Barley Crops
AUSTRALIA - The demand for malting barley from Queensland and northern NSW has doubled with the opening of a new plant in Brisbane....
Crop Industry News from Australia WA Farmers Continues Support For GM Crops
AUSTRALIA - The Western Australian Farmers Federation (Inc.) (WAFarmers) questions the motives of several "anti-biotechnology" groups, in light of reports of planned publicity stunts by Greenpeace....
23 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia WA Research Targets Wheat Protein
AUSTRALIA - Western Australian growers will benefit from new research which will help produce wheat varieties containing higher levels of protein and extra ‘functionality', without requiring...
22 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Satellite Data Helps Inform Decisions in Agricultural Sector
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, today welcomed the release today of satellite imagery that provides a complete and consistent picture of different...
Crop Industry News from Australia Agriculture Sector to Benefit from CRC Funding
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, today congratulated the two agriculture-related Cooperative Research Centres chosen to share in $148 million...
21 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Act Quickly to Deal with High-Moisture Grain
AUSTRALIA - Western Australian growers who have experienced wet conditions this harvest have a number of options to deal with high-moisture grain, but the key is to act promptly....
15 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Positive Outlook For Grains Industry
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has welcomed the release of the Australian Grains 11.2: Grains outlook 2011-12 and industry productivity report,...
14 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Rabobank: Australia's Wheat, Barley Proteins Expected Down
AUSTRALIA - Australia has begun its winter crop harvest in some areas with central Queensland almost complete and Geraldton in Western Australia just commenced, according to the Rabobank Agribusiness...
11 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Farmers' Vigilance Keeps Locusts At Bay
AUSTRALIA - Last year's plague locust season was one of the worst in history but this year's forecast is much more positive....
10 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Signs Good for Barley, Canola
AUSTRALIA - Harvest has begun and the weather this week is shaping up as critical for quality and access to important markets....
09 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Grain Storage – Cool It!
AUSTRALIA - Aeration cooling for on-farm grain storages can improve grain quality in so many ways it's surprising to discover many grain farmers are yet to embrace this technology....
08 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Soggy Start to Australian Harvest
AUSTRALIA - It has been a wet start to the 2011-12 winter crop harvest across southern Queensland, with stormy weather holding growers back last week. ...
07 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Third-largest Australian wheat crop on record expected
AUSTRALIA - The 2011 total winter wheat crop is expected to be Australia's third-largest on record, despite variable crop conditions along the east coast and in South Australia, according to...
04 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Barley Stripe Rust Scare in Australia
AUSTRALIA - New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has promptly responded to a suspected outbreak of exotic stripe rust in barley in southern NSW. ...
02 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Ants and Termites Help Lift Wheat Yields at Binnu
AUSTRALIA - Ants and termites, supported by conservation agriculture practices, are providing unexpectedly high yield benefits on Rohan Ford's property at Binnu, north of Geraldton....
01 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Grain Solutions for Central Queensland
AUSTRALIA - The Queensland Government is investing $4.2M into delivering improved grain production systems in Central Queensland. ...
Crop Industry News from Australia Next Steps for Australia's First National Food Plan
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has today announced the next steps for developing Australia's first National Food Plan which will ensure that...
31 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Wheat Slump: Good Grain Crops, But World Prices Falling
AUSTRALIA - As grain growers in the northern Victorian Mallee and Millewa prepare to harvest one of their best wheat crops in a decade in three or four weeks time, they are watching wheat prices...
24 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Stem Rust Outbreak Threatens Southern Cereal Crops
AUSTRALIA - Stem rust inoculum levels in late spring and early summer have southern growers on crop monitoring duty as the damaging pathogen takes hold across the high rainfall grain zone....
20 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Breeders Given Tools to Reduce Grain Defects
AUSTRALIA - Australian wheat breeders have been equipped with new tools to assist the development of varieties which, at harvest, are less likely to be downgraded in quality due to grain defects....
18 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Australia Still A Global Food Powerhouse
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has used World Food Day to highlight Australia's role in providing global food security. ...
Crop Industry News from Australia Cereal Rust Alert for Southern Growers
AUSTRALIA - The cereal pathogen stripe rust and its damaging cousin stem rust are presenting a real and present danger to grain yields in high rainfall zone (HRZ) cereal crops - despite the late...
17 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Australia Soil Testing A Must Before Mouldboard Ploughing
AUSTRALIA - Deep soil testing before mouldboard ploughing or spading is critical, new Western Australian research has revealed....
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