Frost is a serious problem for Australian grain growers and costs the industry billions of dollars each year. Keeping up to date with frost resistant grain variety research, knowing what to look out for in terms of frost and what do to, is critical. The frost trials on OFT below may be useful in this regard.
Fungi is the cause of most diseases that affect cereal crops. Fungi feed on the living plant which results in plant damage and consequently yield loss. Below are trials that focus on cereal fungal diseases, what they are, their impact on yield and options for management.
Urea is used as a fertiliser and has a high nitrogen percentage. Nitrogen promotes green leafy growth and aids in photosynthesis. The question that many researchers ask is "Does adding urea translate into either extra yield or extra biomass?". The urea trials on OFT below can provide some insights. …
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