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Pulse Check Coastal welcome

October 25, 2018
Pulse Check Coastal is a new GRDC project that aims to deliver on-the-spot seasonally relevant information to pulse growers in four coastal and tablelands areas from northern NSW to the Burdekin.

Glyphosate and pulses

October 07, 2018
Australian farmers, including those growing pulses (such as chickpeas, lentils, dried peas, faba beans, lupins, etc), are able use glyphosate to help manage the weeds in their farming operations.

2018 pulse fungicide guides

August 23, 2018
Seasonal conditions have varied widely across Australian cropping areas. Generally, conditions have not favoured diseases, even though many need only limited moisture to infect crops (heavy dew may provide enough moisture). Monitoring needs to be continued through the different growth stages of the crop. With good access for ground sprayers this year, allowing for high water rates and canopy penetration, timely fungicide application will give the crop the best chance of a high yield.

Global pulse state of play 2018

May 20, 2018
Turmoil in the pulse market over the last 6 months has necessitated a greater focus on understanding the global supply and demand situation with a particular focus on India and the policy settings of their government as it impacts on the pulse industry. The information will provide growers with an independently sourced basis to assist in farm production decisions.