Blog — News and events

ACIAR pulse project in Pakistan

January 04, 2017
A new 5-year multidisciplinary Australian aid project will engage with researchers and local farmers, particularly women, to identify the constraints to pulse crop production and profitability in Pakistan.

Anthracnose in albus lupins

October 24, 2016
Anthracnose detected in albus lupin crop in NSW has potential to seriously impact the industry. Across NSW, growers, agronomists, and advisors are asked to inspect lupin crops for symptoms of anthracnose and collect any suspect samples or report any suspect crops to NSW DPI. Please also notify regarding 'negative inspections' (where symptoms of the disease are not found), as this supports the on-going surveillance and eradication.

Pulse Australia and AHRI

October 21, 2016
Pulse Australia partners with the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) to promote sustainable weed management options for the summer cropping regions.

Pulse crop report – Sept 2016

October 03, 2016
Pulse crops in some areas are doing well, with high yields and good quality grain, while crops that have been badly affected by the recent wet conditions are either being written off completely or will suffer significant yield losses.

Pulse Boom on Landline

August 15, 2016
Australian pulse growers are set to reap a windfall harvest this year, with weather forecasts predicting ideal conditions for grain crops to ripen and the national crop on track for a record breaking 4 million tonnes.

Winter pulse crop sowing for 2016

June 28, 2016
Many regions have experienced excellent sowing conditions and Pulse Australia estimates that the sown area for 2016 will be similar to the 1.9 million hectares planted area of 2015.

New leadership

June 03, 2016
Building on a long-standing working partnership, Pulse Australia and the Australian Oilseed Federation are exploring the opportunity to share resources and provide partnership synergies to their respective member organisations.