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.
January 20, 2016
A collection of articles related to pulses in the latest edition (Jan-Feb 2016) of GRDC’s Ground Cover newspaper.
January 15, 2016
Sowing pulses on pulses increases the risk of crop failure in seasons favourable for disease development. Many pathogens that cause common diseases in pulse crops can survive quite well in dry years
January 13, 2016
After graduating from Hawkesbury Agricultural College in 1976, Phil began his career as an agronomist with Agrisearch Services based in Orange and Toowoomba. This was followed by several years working with multinational Schering AG as an agronomist, working at Wee Waa, Warren and Trangie, primarily in cotton trials.
December 30, 2015
Most growers are aware of the recommendation to not plant chickpea into paddocks with a recent history of pulse crops. The current high chickpea prices however are very attractive and some growers may be wondering if the risk is worth the potential financial gain.
December 30, 2015
Lupin variety choices for WA
December 29, 2015
Recommended for districts, particularly Agzone 5, where Pea seed-borne mosaic virus (PSbMV) is a yield and grain quality threat in Western Australia. Can be co-mingled for delivery with all kaspa type varieties.
December 26, 2015
Grain marketer and Pulse Australia chairman, Peter Wilson, couldn’t be happier with the outlook for chickpeas at the end of the 2015 season.
December 18, 2015
We all know that establishing a crop in the best possible way is the foundation for high yield potential. Any compromise at establishment reduces the chance of profitable yields.