Blog — PulseCheck–Coastal

Pulse industry state of play

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.

Mungbean marketing basics

January 02, 2019
This series of three videos provides some insights to the marketing options available for growers to manage marketing risk in what can be a volatile global market place.

Helicoverpa resistance management

December 21, 2018
Helicoverpa armigera, is particularly adept at developing resistance to insecticides. Entomologists are strongly recommending that growers make every effort to prolong the effective life of the four newly-registered insecticides for use in mungbean.

Early weed control for summer legumes

December 18, 2018
When weeds are controlled for the first three to six weeks after planting, mungbean and soybean crops can suppress later germinations of weeds and produce higher crop yields when planted on narrower row spacings.

Clean seed reduces disease risk

November 25, 2018
To reduce the risk of halo blight and tan spot in mungbeans this summer, use low risk planting seed, choose varieties with higher levels of resistance and avoid paddocks with a history of disease.

Grower Solutions research

November 16, 2018
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.