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Red legged earth mite (RLEM) insecticide resistance continues to challenge Western Australian landholders, prompting a greater focus on integrated pest management to optimise crop yields.
A Yield Loss to Disease Model is being developed that will assist grain growers and consultants to select the best wheat variety and management strategies to optimise yield potential and profitabil
Growers can avoid or minimise the impacts of soil amelioration ‘bloopers’ by increasing their knowledge of soil properties at depth, according to Department of Primary Industries and Regional Devel
Snail control in Western Australian grain crops is set to become more effective, as a result of two research projects that will aid management and baiting strategies.
Take home findings from frost research trials spanning six seasons will be delivered at the Western Australian grain industry’s key research event.
Trials of deep ripping to greater than 450 mm revealed a potential cumulative return on investment of $1 to $29 per hectare over four years by reducing soil strength.
There are numerous agronomic and operational benefits to be gained from delaying soil amelioration until the soil is moist, in addition to minimising the risk of soil erosion, according to the Depa
Grain growers planning their 2020 sowing program can now refer to a detailed compendium of information and data for all major crops and varieties produced in Western Australia.
The opportunities and savings to be captured from integrating digital technology into farm businesses will be showcased at two of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s res
The department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is well into its massive harvest program, with the aid of two new high-tech plot harvesters.