Blog — PulseCheck–Coastal

Genetic response to PKS in peanuts

April 02, 2020
Plant breeding appears to be a possible solution to peanut kernel shrivel (PKS), a syndrome that has affected peanut crops in several areas, and having its greatest impact on returns to growers in the Bundaberg area.

2020 Jade mungbeans – Monto

March 30, 2020
Monto grower Matthew Pattie grows mungbean in rotation with cereals. This dryland crop is sown into wheat stubble and will be followed with either wheat or barley.

Varied fallow options

March 03, 2020
The Accornero family is seeing the benefits that crop rotation and diversity is bringing to their soil health.

Building biological activity

February 28, 2020
Lyle Glenwright is moving to a controlled traffic farming system, using zonal tillage and planting legume cover crops on his cane block at Abergowrie.