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Salt-tolerant wheat increases yields

FARMERS in salt-affected areas could increase their wheat yields by up to 25% with the development of salt-tolerant durum wheat tested in Australia.

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Salt-tolerant wheat increases yields

Scientists from CSIRO Plant Industry and the University of Adelaide introduced a salt-tolerant gene into a commercial durum wheat variety using non-GM breeding techniques. Matthew Gilliham from the University's...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Grain Storage (August 2024)

This month's Research Report from Kondinin Group looks at the benefits and challenges associated with ground level storage with a focus on growers who have done it successfully.

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Research Report: Grouper Bins (July 2024)

This month's Research Report from Kondinin Group looks at a range of Australian-made grouper bins which can make a big difference when it comes to input logistics on the farm.

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Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

Farming Ahead's June Research Report compares two carbon calculators which can be used by grain growers.

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Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors (May 2024)

Kondinin Group has rounded up some real broadacre muscle in this Research Report - looking at 447kW (600hp)-plus tractors.