Feathertop Rhodes grass gains footing

WA agronomists have warned that a glyphosate-resistant grass is becoming more common in the Wheatbelt and early action is needed to gain control.
WA agronomists have warned that a glyphosate-resistant grass is becoming more common in the Wheatbelt and early action is needed to gain control.
Cargill's GrainFlow storage and handling business has added another site to its portfolio, purchasing 130,000 tonne storage centre Corglen at Narrabri.
03 May 16  1 Cargill's GrainFlow storage and handling business has added another site to its portfolio, purchasing 130,000 tonne storage centre Corglen at Narrabri.
GRAIN Producers Australia has welcomed the new Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Agriculture Consultative Committee, describing it as an important step for agriculture in the Australian economy.
03 May 16  1 GRAIN Producers Australia has welcomed the new Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Agriculture Consultative Committee, describing it as an important step for agriculture in...
BARLEY growers have been asked to send any plants with the fungal disease Net Type Net Blotch (NTNB) to the Department of Agriculture and Food, after evidence of new pathotypes were discovered last season.
30 Apr 16 BARLEY growers have been asked to send any plants with the fungal disease Net Type Net Blotch (NTNB) to the Department of Agriculture and Food, after evidence of new pathotypes were...
29 Apr 16 The dry spring and summer in many parts of eastern Australia means farmers will have to factor in herbicide residues and potential plant back risk when making their planting decisions.
CBH has released its first crop quality report revealing the averages for major varieties across the zones.
29 Apr 16 CBH has released its first crop quality report revealing the averages for major varieties across the zones.
GROWERS need to watch the market for price spikes rather than rely on selling in harvest to make good on this season's crop, according to marketers.
28 Apr 16 GROWERS need to watch the market for price spikes rather than rely on selling in harvest to make good on this season's crop, according to marketers.
UNIVERSITY of WA professor Kadambot Siddique has become a United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO) special ambassador.
27 Apr 16 UNIVERSITY of WA professor Kadambot Siddique has become a United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO) special ambassador.
The University of Adelaide will shut down its commercial barley breeding operation by the end of June.
27 Apr 16  1 The University of Adelaide will shut down its commercial barley breeding operation by the end of June.
There has been good interest in oats over recent years says a leading oat breeder, due to both agronomic and market factors.
27 Apr 16 There has been good interest in oats over recent years says a leading oat breeder, due to both agronomic and market factors.
The Federal Government has given $6.2 million for a project to look at biocontrol methods for some of Australia's most problematic weeds.
27 Apr 16 The Federal Government has given $6.2 million for a project to look at biocontrol methods for some of Australia's most problematic weeds.
Governments across the world need to continue to fund international grain research, according to the director of the wheat program with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre.
23 Apr 16 Governments across the world need to continue to fund international grain research, according to the director of the wheat program with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre.
Grain Growers believes its consultation process to seek feedback on constitutional change from members is going well.
22 Apr 16  2 Grain Growers believes its consultation process to seek feedback on constitutional change from members is going well.
BARLEY growers can get updated agronomic and market information on a range of WA varieties from the Department of Agriculture and Food WA's (DAFWA) website.
22 Apr 16 BARLEY growers can get updated agronomic and market information on a range of WA varieties from the Department of Agriculture and Food WA's (DAFWA) website.
Grains industry representatives have reacted positively to the news of the Federal Government’s $13.8 million Farm Co-operatives and Collaboration Pilot Program.
21 Apr 16  1 Grains industry representatives have reacted positively to the news of the Federal Government’s $13.8 million Farm Co-operatives and Collaboration Pilot Program.
THIS season is shaping up for early sowing, after widespread recent rain and predictions of more falls on the horizon.
20 Apr 16 THIS season is shaping up for early sowing, after widespread recent rain and predictions of more falls on the horizon.
AUSTRALIA'S most comprehensive analysis of the cost of weeds in cropping systems has shown that the overall annual cost to WA grain growers is $927 million or $117 a hectare.
20 Apr 16 AUSTRALIA'S most comprehensive analysis of the cost of weeds in cropping systems has shown that the overall annual cost to WA grain growers is $927 million or $117 a hectare.
A TRIO of WA quinoa growers will reach consumers across the country after forging a deal with supermarket giant Coles.
19 Apr 16  1 A TRIO of WA quinoa growers will reach consumers across the country after forging a deal with supermarket giant Coles.
Cotton prices have bounced off seven year lows.
19 Apr 16 Cotton prices have bounced off seven year lows.
Sorghum prices have dipped below $200/t, bringing the end a run of seasons with high prices, based on unprecedented Chinese demand.
18 Apr 16 Sorghum prices have dipped below $200/t, bringing the end a run of seasons with high prices, based on unprecedented Chinese demand.
With pesticide use under the spotlight, a leading spray application consultant says there are many within the industry who need to do more to adhere to protocols.
15 Apr 16 With pesticide use under the spotlight, a leading spray application consultant says there are many within the industry who need to do more to adhere to protocols.
Aphids will do more damage to crops under a scenario of higher carbon dioxide levels.
11 Apr 16 Aphids will do more damage to crops under a scenario of higher carbon dioxide levels.
A PARTNERSHIP priming Australia as a key country in research to beat herbicide resistance is an
06 Apr 16 A PARTNERSHIP priming Australia as a key country in research to beat herbicide resistance is an "exciting" chance to make growers more profitable according to industry commentators.
AN early start to seeding is underway with growers taking advantage of soaking rains over Easter that has forced some to rethink their entire cropping mix in order to take advantage of the moisture.
06 Apr 16 AN early start to seeding is underway with growers taking advantage of soaking rains over Easter that has forced some to rethink their entire cropping mix in order to take advantage of...
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PINGLELLY grain farmer and CBH Board director John Hassell is aiming to take on WA Liberal MP Rick Wilson for the sparse rural farming and mining seat of O’Connor pledging to be an independent WA National in federal parliament.29 Apr 16 PINGLELLY grain farmer and CBH Board director John Hassell is aiming to take on WA Liberal MP Rick Wilson for the...
THE largest purpose built livestock vessel was launched in China yesterday.28 Apr 16 THE largest purpose built livestock vessel was launched in China yesterday.