A call for a new round of research projects to benefit WA grain growers has been announced by the Council of Grain Grower Organisations Limited.
The lack of visible grain stocks information means no one can get a clear idea of whether Australia really requires imported wheat.
A two-year project with Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) investment, led by the Liebe Group, aims to determine the requirements for and benefits of micronutrient foliar application in medium-to-low rainfall areas of WA's Northern Agricultural Region.
UPDATED: Despite rumours swirling around, DAWR has confirmed there have been no recent changes to wheat import requirements.
The decision to allow Manildra a permit to import wheat from Canada has met with overwhelming disapproval from Aussie grain growers.
THERE have been mixed results from the cold front that moved through the State last Thursday with lower parts of the South West Land Division receiving good falls, while those in the north weren't so lucky.
Trials were planted recently as part of a new research project to improve the productivity and profitability of soils with sodicity and transient salinity in low rainfall areas of the eastern grainbelt.
The ongoing trade tension between the US and China is unlikely to be good news for Australian agricultural exporters.