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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) seeks expressions of interest for the bulk up and commercialisation of a new variety of quinoa.
Traditionally ANZAC day marked the date on which growers in Western Australia would start dry seeding.
The Crop Sowing Guide for Western Australia is a one stop shop for variety information on all the major crops grown in Western Australia.
Much of the Western Australia's wheatbelt has experienced a very dry 2018–2019 summer leaving very little stored moisture at present (DPIRD, May seasonal report 2019). Yield potential varies signif
A new guide has been published to assist cereal growers to identify frost damage and consider crop management decisions.
Western Australia's dynamic grains industry is set to benefit from a $48 million scientific research partnership between DPIRD and GRDC.
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.
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.
In 2020 the Department is conducting over 300 Grains Research trials across the state from Kununurra in the north to Esperance in the south.
This page summarises the main factors to consider when planning or managing a canola crop.