CSIRO 'gene sandwich' to enhance wheat rust resistance

CSIRO 'gene sandwich' to enhance wheat rust resistance

An international research effort is under way to help protect wheat from rust diseases.

Agronomy

06 JANUARY 2021
Aphids wanted to assist pest management research

Aphids wanted to assist pest management research

Live pests needed to help aphid research.

Agronomy

23 OCTOBER 2020
John Taylor to head up northern beef research

John Taylor to head up northern beef research

Dr John Taylor is the new boss at the North Australia Beef Research Council.

Beef

19 OCTOBER 2020
AgriFutures Australia announces new directors

AgriFutures Australia announces new directors

Five new board members have been announced for AgriFutures Australia.

Farm office

09 OCTOBER 2020
One-stop soil data shop in development

One-stop soil data shop in development

Industry is looking at developing a comprehensive soil database.

Soils

11 MAY 2020
Calf loss research reveals inconsistencies

Calf loss research reveals inconsistencies

Research into calf loss has shown we need to be better at record keeping and measuring.

Beef

20 MARCH 2020
New technology to be sniffed out

New technology to be sniffed out

A GRDC grain update in Perth next month will highlight new technology to help farmers.

Agronomy

17 JANUARY 2020
Trapping atoms for better ground water

Trapping atoms for better ground water

The CSIRO is using advanced techniques to help better understand groundwater issues.

Farm office

16 SEPTEMBER 2019
Feed conversion makes a big difference to profitability

Feed conversion makes a big difference to profitability

Efficient feeders can be more profitable.

Sheep

30 AUGUST 2019
Irrigation discussion drives development of new group

Irrigation discussion drives development of new group

The inaugural meeting of the Riverine Plains Irrigation Discussion Group will be held next week.

Agronomy

23 AUGUST 2019
Research is no silly con

Research is no silly con

Chewing insects have shown a distaste for silicon when applied to wheat.

Agronomy

09 AUGUST 2019
Effectiveness of water allocation to be researched

Effectiveness of water allocation to be researched

Research supported by a $6 million grant.

On-farm

07 AUGUST 2019