Research to assess Australian wheat quality profitability

GRAIN GROWERS are set to benefit from new research which will investigate if Australian farmers are growing the most profitable quality of wheat.

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New research will look at wheat profitability. Picture Mark Saunders.

The project was announced at the recent Australian Grains Industry Conference in Melbourne, where GrainGrowers CEO Dr Michael Southan said the organisation had commissioned agricultural consultant, Dr Richard Williams from groIQ, to deliver an unbiased and independent report by late 2018.

"GrainGrowers wants to know if Australia's wheat quality meets the needs of our customers, both domestically and overseas," Dr Southan said.

"We also want to know how effectively customer needs are being communicated back to growers, to enable them to grow the most profitable wheat that best supports their investment in land, machinery, input and labour costs.

"GrainGrowers is interested in understanding how changes in both domestic and exports markets have influenced th...