This project was developed following a series of poor or challenging seasons, from 2010 to 2015, resulting in many eastern wheatbelt farm businesses experience financial distress. Following on from the National Drought Pilot Program and WA’s Farm Business workshops, this project aimed to build on risk mitigation strategies for farm businesses. Over the last four … Read more
There are several options out there when you’re looking at weed seed management at harvest. To chaff line or not to chaff line? Seed destructor? Mills? Weed Smart and GRDC have some great resources available to help find the solution best suited to your business.
Thanks to GGA and Process Worx
A fantastic turn out of nearly 100 people came along to the GRDC Updates held in Merredin at the end of February. A deluge of rain on the day helped bring the crowds in- along with an incredible line up of speakers. Attendees had the opportunity to listen to a variety of speakers, with a … Read more
Joel Andrew, MapIQ Over the last 6 months, a network of Internet of Things (IoT) rain gauge, frost sensor and weather station devices have been installed across MADFIG members properties as part of the eConnected Grainbelt DecisionAg Grant Program. A total of 58 devices have been installed (Figure 1) which covers a large area of … Read more
Grain growers in Western Australia are invited to attend this one day Research Update event. February 28th Merredin Regional Lesuire Centre 9:00 am Registrations open Speakers include; Roger Mandel- Weed control strategies for pre- emergent and post emergent control of weeds- what we know now and what we need to do? Wayne Parker and Bindi … Read more