March 19, 2019
Researchers are gathering evidence to support or deny a link between phytoplasma spread by an insect vector, and seed defects in peanut (PKS) and mungbean (puffy pod).
March 14, 2019
The GRDC Grower Solutions Groups – Coastal and Hinterland conduct a range of activities aimed at overcoming constraints and making the most of opportunities for grain and pulse production in these higher rainfall zones.
February 25, 2019
Lucerne crown borer can be very damaging to soybean crops. The only opportunity to protect your crop is at planting, using an insecticide seed treatment.
February 15, 2019
Grain grower and GRDC Northern Panel Chair John Minogue, led a fact-finding tour through the Wide Bay and Burnett regions last week to engage directly with growers and hear about on-farm issues and regional production constraints.
February 13, 2019
With the continuing dry weather soybean moth is again showing up in soybean crops across the Bundaberg district.
February 10, 2019
Results are in for the fallow management trial conducted near Bundaberg in the 2017/18 summer to compare the gross margin, nitrogen contribution and nematode effect of various legume crop options in rotation with sugarcane.
January 23, 2019
A major outbreak of grass blue butterfly (GBB) (Zizina labradus) in late vegetative and flowering soybeans has been reported in the Maryborough/Hervey Bay region.
January 19, 2019
In dry growing conditions, peanut mites can cause more damage than usual. Monitoring is essential.
January 04, 2019
We would like to gather some data about the grain legume industry in the coastal and tablelands regions from Ayr to Grafton and west to Kingaroy.
January 02, 2019
Pre-emergent herbicides can provide the six to eight week weed-free environment needed for summer crop establishment.