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Fungicide permits update

June 06, 2017
In the face of heightened fungal disease pressure in 2017 a number of new fungicide permits have been issued for the protection of chickpea, faba bean, lentil and field pea crops.

Unique food value of lupin

May 17, 2017
Australian sweet lupin (Lupinus angustifolius) kernel has a unique macronutrient composition of 40 per cent protein, 37 per cent dietary fibre, negligible available carbohydrate, virtually no starch and is gluten free.

Biosecurity in the pulse industry

May 02, 2017
Agronomists who use their work vehicles, including quad bikes that are transported from farm to farm, to inspect paddocks need to make time to remove any soil or plant material that may risk spreading pests, diseases and weed seeds.

Pulse Standards Review

March 17, 2017
Feedback is invited on the 2017/18 Pulse Standards Review Industry Consultation Paper. Submissions are required by 23 March 2017.