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Tag archive: GRDC updates

Soil management technologies showcased in the north

During late February and early March 2019, the GRDC Grains Research Updates for the northern region were held in Warra, Moonie and Goondiwindi in Queensland, and Spring Plains, Coolah, Dubbo, Corowa and Wagga in New South Wales.  A number of the presentations at the Northern Updates focussed on the new […]

Soil amelioration popular in the west

The 2019 GRDC Grains Research Updates for the western region were held in Perth, WA on 25th and 26th February. One of the main themes for these Updates was looking at ways to mitigate the challenging soil conditions growers faced in the western region.  Presentations showcasing the latest research to […]

Ask an Expert round table discussion

In this GRDC Communities podcast, Tony Cox hosts a roundtable discussion with some of Australia’s leading nutritionists: Victor Sadras and Nigel Wilhelm from SARDI, Sean Mason from Agronomy Solutions, Andrew Parkinson from Landmark, and Mike McLaughlin from the University of Adelaide. The panelists discuss some of the key considerations for […]

Soil management technologies showcased in the north

During late February and early March 2019, the GRDC Grains Research Updates for the northern region were held in Warra, Moonie and Goondiwindi in Queensland, and Spring Plains, Coolah, Dubbo, Corowa and Wagga in New South Wales.  A number of the presentations at the Northern Updates focussed on the new […]

Crop nutrition discussions at the GRDC Updates

GRDC Communities is bringing “Ask an Expert” to the 2019 GRDC updates.   Crop nutrition implications after the drought Senior crop nutrition experts including Mike Bell (QAAFI), Sean Mason (Agronomy Solutions) Richard Daniel (NGA), Jim Laycock (Incitec Pivot), Maurie Street (GOA) will discuss the year ahead. Three “early risers” forums […]

More on crop nutrition from the 2018 GRDC Updates

The P story so far – Mike Bell At the Allora and Breezer updates, researchers from University of Queensland, DAF Queensland and NSW DPI gave an update on the latest deep P research findings. The P story so far – an update on deep P research findings Farming system impact […]

Nitrogen topical at 2018 GRDC Updates

Keep up with the latest research information on nitrogen. The following papers and key messages were presented at the GRDC Updates across Australia in February and March 2018. Improving N efficiency using mid-row banding – Graeme Sandral Mid-row banding urea at sowing provided a higher yield and profit response in […]

Join in the crop nutrition discussion at the GRDC Updates

ExtensionAUS™ is bringing “Ask an Expert” to the 2018 GRDC updates.   Nutritional legacies from 2017 and implications for 2018. Senior crop nutrition experts Mike Bell (QAAFI), Mark Peoples (CSIRO), Nikki Seymour (DAF QLD), Richard Daniel (NGA), Jim Laycock (Incitec Pivot), Ehsan Tavakkoli (NSW DPI), and Tim Weaver (CSIRO) will […]

More on crop nutrition at the 2017 GRDC Updates

Trace elements – Chris Dowling Trace elements can greatly influence crop production and may increase profitability. Chris Dowling from Back Paddock Company presented at the Gulargambone Update. Plant tissue testing for micronutrients and likelihood of responses.   The importance of phosphorus – Chris Guppy Crop response to P and other […]

The latest on Nitrogen at the 2017 GRDC Updates

Managing N loss risks – Chris Dowling Practical N management can minimise the economic impact of N loss events. Chris Dowling from Back Paddock Company presented at the Bellata Update. Denitrification and managing nitrogen loss risk – key factors affecting loss. Nitrogen application – Richard Daniel The rate of nitrogen […]