April 12, 2016
A recent analysis of the prevalence of Parkinson’s Disease across rural and urban locations has found a cluster of four adjoining rural local government areas in Victoria where a higher percentage of people are living with this debilitating disease.
March 24, 2016
While narrow leaf lupin crops perform well on wider row spacing, recent research shows that albus lupin crops are best kept on narrow rows.
March 21, 2016
Like many growers, Ian Wolski was ‘bitten’ by mungbeans in the 1980s and as a result had steered clear of growing them for the last 25 years.
March 17, 2016
The Northern Pulse Agronomy team has kicked some very significant goals in the last couple of years and now it’s time to assess the impact and set new goals.
March 15, 2016
Australia’s largest plant breeding company Australian Grain Technologies (AGT) is adding lupins to its grains breeding portfolio.
March 15, 2016
Several insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, crop desiccants, stored grain insecticides and rodenticides are registered or under permit for use in pulse crops.
March 14, 2016
Fusarium wilt has raised its head in mungbean crops across southern Queensland in recent weeks, prompting calls from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) for growers to submit samples for disease testing.
March 04, 2016
Around the country growers, agronomists, researchers and marketers have been sharing their knowledge about pulses.
March 02, 2016
LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA, March 1, 2016: A new global survey among leading agricultural research institutions and personnel shows a concern that the current level of research funding into pulses - the edible dried seeds of legume crops, such as lentils, dry peas, chickpeas and beans – is too low and this may be handicapping efforts to improve food security and agricultural sustainability.
February 11, 2016
2015 was a year of stark contrasts for the Australian pulse industry. While growers in the northern growing region experienced an excellent season and achieved record production levels, severe hot dry conditions in spring heavily impacted pulses, along with cereals and oilseed crops, grown in the southern regions.