No tractor electronics at planting time and half a paddock of lodged wheat did not stop the Thompson family at Kyabram from ending 2016 with a bin-busting crop.
Chickpea growers across Queensland and New South Wales need warm, dry weather heading towards harvest to reduce the disease risk and ensure “reasonable” yields in crops that have survived a wetter than average growing season.
Grain growers are being encouraged to implement strategies to ensure harvest 2016 is a safe one.
Despite heavy rain damaging or even destroying some crops, the 2016 grain harvest is approaching fast and thoughts should turn to preparing for harvest to maximise yield and financial return.
Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) together with SunRice welcomed the Hon. Barnaby Joyce, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water, and Member for Farrar, the Hon. Sussan Ley, Minister for Health and Sport, for a tour of the Deniliquin Rice Mill.
Canegrowers members supplying MSF Sugar mills are the first in Queensland to be guaranteed choice in sugar marketing with two crucial agreements now signed, sealed and delivered.
‘You are not alone’ is the message Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) northern panel chair John Minogue wants to convey to growers watching helplessly as crops disappear under flood waters across regional New South Wales.