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A new guide has been published to assist cereal growers to identify frost damage and consider crop management decisions.
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.
Find out more about frost and canola research at the department’s upcoming frost and canola field day at the Dale research site near Beverley on Thursday 11 October.
Final program confirmed...
This page hosts the 2018 frost trial information, handy project resources and the frost severity maps (from August).
Carbon farming is the agricultural practices or land use to increase carbon stored in the soil and vegetation (sequestration) and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from livestock, soil or vegetati
The aim of carbon farming is to sequester more carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as part of Australia's response to climate change.
The department is a key partner in the Grains Research and Development Corporations' (GRDC) National Frost Initiative (NFI) which aims to provide the Australian grains industry with targeted resear
Frost occurs on clear nights in early spring when the air temperature drops to 2°C or less.
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Research Officer Ben Biddulph was interviewed by reporter Debra Bishop for a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Gro
An important component of climate change is the increased uncertainty of forecasting seasonal weather.