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Thursday, 14 December 2017 13:27

Wonder wheat

A new type of super healthy wheat that has 10 times the amount of the fibre of regular wheat has been developed by an international team including Australia's CSIRO and the GRDC.

New Holland Revelation

New Holland’s brand new CR Revelation combine harvester turned heads at the US Farm Progress Show in September. Besides changes to the appearance, the new header demonstrates an up to 10 per cent increase in average total capacity, according to New Holland.

Wild dog offence

Catching up of the positive impact of cluster fencing in Western Queensland in protecting vulnerable sheep from predatory wild dogs. A PestSmart production.

Safer sorghum

GRDC has released this short informative video outlining key considerations for sorghum growers using metolachlor-based herbicides to obviate the risk of damage to seedlings.
Friday, 08 December 2017 11:35

Virtual profitability

Virtual fencing for spatial grazing of sheep could potentially unlock profitability gains and practical benefits for mixed farmers

Thursday, 07 December 2017 11:14

Talking R&D

Improving the uptake of Australia’s world-class research and development will require deeper consideration of farmers’ attitudes to change, along with a range of other barriers to adoption, according to a new report released by Nuffield Scholar and WA grain grower Chris Reichstein.

Wednesday, 06 December 2017 14:22

Tender-er beef

The eating quality of Australia’s already world-renowned beef is on the rise with the national average Meat Standards Australia Index reaching 57.56 in 2015-17 to be 0.84 points ahead of the 2010-11 grading.

DNA Flock Profile

Developing a flock with the right mix of genetics once took successive generations to perfect. Today DNA testing has put Geelong sheep and wool producer Jack Briscoe on a fast track to success.

Sheep worm control update

In this webinar, Dr Rob Woodgate provides an overview of which worms are most important to manage, the biology of worm control, the issues of resistance and the cost effectiveness of worm treatment.
Robinson Sewell Partners' Michael Stout discusses tax advantages for the purchaser, consisting of infrastructure assets that can be depreciated to off-set future taxable income. GRDC Farm Business Update, Parkes, June 2017.
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