Parasite fight moves underground

THE battle against root lesion nematodes is going to ground with new research suggesting suppressive soils can provide an effective defence.
THE battle against root lesion nematodes is going to ground with new research suggesting suppressive soils can provide an effective defence.
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LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift. LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift.
IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week. IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures. THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures.
VIDEO: AN investment in summer weed control is paying dividends with improved crop quality and increased yields for Scott Dixon.
4:00 AM VIDEO: AN investment in summer weed control is paying dividends with improved crop quality and increased yields for Scott Dixon. | GRDC plans divide Coalition  | The pluses of pulses 
AUSTRALIAN Grain Growers Co-operative (AGG Co-op) chief executive officer Simon McNair has announced his resignation.
22 May 15 AUSTRALIAN Grain Growers Co-operative (AGG Co-op) chief executive officer Simon McNair has announced his resignation.
IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week.
22 May 15 IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week. | Grain chain investment needed  | No new R&D for grains, no problem 
AUSTRALIAN grain growers have returned fire in their dispute with Barnaby Joyce over moving the GRDC to Wagga Wagga, NSW.
22 May 15  3 AUSTRALIAN grain growers have returned fire in their dispute with Barnaby Joyce over moving the GRDC to Wagga Wagga, NSW. | Barnaby firm on agency relocations  | Barnaby tests GRDC on relocation 
MEDICINAL marijuana is illegal in Australia but Norfolk Island authorities have agreed to host a plantation for marijuana that will be sold overseas.
21 May 15 MEDICINAL marijuana is illegal in Australia but Norfolk Island authorities have agreed to host a plantation for marijuana that will be sold overseas. | Barry backs medical cannabis 
THE future of the Mallee railway network is in a cloud of uncertainty after Viterra announced it would not be using the service after July.
21 May 15  3 THE future of the Mallee railway network is in a cloud of uncertainty after Viterra announced it would not be using the service after July.
SUNRICE hosted another successful Rice Field Day in Brandon for 60 local farmers, suppliers and other members of the agribusiness community on May 14.
21 May 15 SUNRICE hosted another successful Rice Field Day in Brandon for 60 local farmers, suppliers and other members of the agribusiness community on May 14.
NEW transport laws have been dubbed the
21 May 15 NEW transport laws have been dubbed the "chain of liability" and could add more cost to the WA grain export supply chain.
RESEARCH has confirmed the importance of avoiding smaller-sized seed when deep sowing wheat, says the GRDC.
20 May 15 RESEARCH has confirmed the importance of avoiding smaller-sized seed when deep sowing wheat, says the GRDC. | Growers feel the chickpea price...  | GrainCorp's renovation rumble 
GROWERS who have contracted fertiliser with Superfert Dongbu are in limbo this week after the company went into voluntary administration last week.
20 May 15 GROWERS who have contracted fertiliser with Superfert Dongbu are in limbo this week after the company went into voluntary administration last week.
AN AEGIC report has found Australia’s grain transport supply chain compares unfavourably with one of its major export competitors.
19 May 15  13 AN AEGIC report has found Australia’s grain transport supply chain compares unfavourably with one of its major export competitors. | Investors flock to supply chain  | Tensions high as CBH trains... 
EVEN with extremely poor germination rates farmers are better ‘sticking fat’ with their canola crops rather than resowing.
19 May 15 EVEN with extremely poor germination rates farmers are better ‘sticking fat’ with their canola crops rather than resowing. | US soybeans no threat to Aus canola  | Frosty feeling to early sowing 
THE northern Australian cropping belt is set for a flood of chickpeas following a strong rally in prices.
18 May 15 THE northern Australian cropping belt is set for a flood of chickpeas following a strong rally in prices. | Autumn break closes in 
THE release of three new cane varieties this week marks something of a naming milestone for the Australian sugar industry.
16 May 15 THE release of three new cane varieties this week marks something of a naming milestone for the Australian sugar industry. | Sweet milestone for JAEPA  | Tariffs going, going, gone 
UNIVERSITY of Adelaide researchers have identified the mechanism behind the resistance of cereal weed brome grass to glyphosate.
15 May 15  2 UNIVERSITY of Adelaide researchers have identified the mechanism behind the resistance of cereal weed brome grass to glyphosate. | New wheat launched in war...  | Brome grass bust before the break 
GRAIN groups are comfortable with the federal government’s ag R&D priorities, in spite of no specific grain projects winning money.
15 May 15 GRAIN groups are comfortable with the federal government’s ag R&D priorities, in spite of no specific grain projects winning money. | Drought policy sells croppers short  | GrainCorp's renovation rumble 
GRAINCORP CEO Mark Palmquist says the company's planned new sites are in areas where there's no suitable existing site to renovate.
15 May 15  4 GRAINCORP CEO Mark Palmquist says the company's planned new sites are in areas where there's no suitable existing site to renovate. | $60m for GrainCorp rail upgrades  | VFF opposes southern port... 
THE grains sector is delighted that the Agricultural White Paper is set to include new measures to bolster the ACCC agricultural expertise.
14 May 15 THE grains sector is delighted that the Agricultural White Paper is set to include new measures to bolster the ACCC agricultural expertise. | ACCC looks at Viterra's port push  | Code read: 'it’s not rocket... 
GRAIN industry leaders say drought policy needs further refining, in spite of the $333m drought support package unveiled last week.
13 May 15  4 GRAIN industry leaders say drought policy needs further refining, in spite of the $333m drought support package unveiled last week. | $333m package for drought support  | Budget delivers $70m for farmers 
FARMER confidence will take a hit after the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) officially declared an El Niño climate event on Tuesday.
13 May 15  8 FARMER confidence will take a hit after the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) officially declared an El Niño climate event on Tuesday. | Prepped for wet start, dry finish  | World headed for an El Nino 
THE potential opening up of the EU market to GM soybeans is unlikely to impact Australia’s lucrative canola trade with the EU, according to  insiders.
12 May 15 THE potential opening up of the EU market to GM soybeans is unlikely to impact Australia’s lucrative canola trade with the EU, according to insiders. | Canola loses golden glow  | GM ban 'makes no sense', says Joyce 
AS part of Project Regeneration, GrainCorp has confirmed it will invest $60 million in upgrading 13 country sites this year.
11 May 15  5 AS part of Project Regeneration, GrainCorp has confirmed it will invest $60 million in upgrading 13 country sites this year.
TWO grains industry professionals from the southern cropping region have been accepted into the Australian Rural Leadership Program.
11 May 15 TWO grains industry professionals from the southern cropping region have been accepted into the Australian Rural Leadership Program. | Crop viruses boosted by carbon...  | Frosty feeling to early sowing 
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Barnaby must be the world's first Agriculture Minister to make the US's Entertainment Tonight!
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Curious that Rob Moore thinks that scientist = money. He should have a look in the nearest CSIRO
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AUSVEG, between the supermarkets screaming in their ears and the public servants resisting
THE reputation of Australia’s cattle industry as a whole and the live export sector in particular came in for scrutiny by CPC CEO Troy Setter.07 May 15  1 THE reputation of Australia’s cattle industry as a whole and the live export sector in particular came in for...
MORE than 300 jobs could be created on the Darling Downs if local company FK Gardner and Sons' plan to build a new abattoir is approved. 
30 Apr 15  2 MORE than 300 jobs could be created on the Darling Downs if local company FK Gardner and Sons' plan to build a new...