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The term 'residual' applies to a number of herbicides that have a long lasting activity in the soil. These herbicides are often applied directly to the soil prior to planting crops, pre-emergent.
A new guide has been published to assist cereal growers to identify frost damage and consider crop management decisions.
As part of the successful Getting Value from Farm Data Networks grower group forum at Technology Park, Bentley, held in 2017, four high quality speakers presented to about 70 attendees.
Taking experimental measurements can be labour intensive and time consuming, in addition the methods chosen must be repeatable (regardless of operator) with small degrees of error.
In 2020 the Department is conducting over 300 Grains Research trials across the state from Kununurra in the north to Esperance in the south.
Canola research conducted in WA is been presented in a number of online platforms. This page lists key publications and includeds link to allow easy access.
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the grains sector.
This page hosts the 2018 frost trial information, handy project resources and the frost severity maps (from August).
Thanks to the eConnected Grower Group representatives who attended our successful Getting Value from Farm Data Networks forum, in late 2017.