IT was a tempestuous campaign but CBH chairman Wally Newman has retained his seat on the board following company elections.
It has been a year where only the toughest of cotton crops survived, which has made the efforts of the FastStart award winners more special.
Corteva will stop making popular broad spectrum chlorpyrifos-based herbicides such as Lorsban, citing decreasing grower demand.
A PhD researcher is seeing if there are secrets in snail trails that can be used to help mitigate crop damage from the pests.
A fungicide resistant hybrid of two common barley diseases, spot form net blotch (SFNB) and net form net blotch (NFNB), has been discovered in Western Australia by the Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM).
Research from CSIRO has found pulses, mainly lentils and chickpeas, can be sown deep - down to 20 centimetres - without suffering biomass and yield losses or changes to flowering.
Understanding how herbicides work and which ones to use in which environments were the key take-aways learnt by agronomists and interested growers at a series of workshops presented by the Grains Research and Development Corporation.
In recent seasons, growers have been experiencing issues with poor germination of lupin crops from retained seed and as such, want to better understand the contributing factors behind this.