Blog — Agronomy alert

Isolate new faba bean genetics

March 11, 2015
The best way to protect the excellent ascochyta blight resistance of the new faba bean variety, PBA Samira, is to ensure there is a 200 m buffer between faba bean crops.

Opportunities for albus lupin in 2015

March 10, 2015
This year many growers are choosing to include anthracnose resistant albus lupin in rotation on heavy soils. Currently, the solid prices offered for albus lupin and the lower production cost compared to canola makes an attractive combination.

Test field pea seed for virus

February 18, 2015
While the rain in many parts of the NSW and Victorian cropping zone over summer is very welcome, there is a heightened risk of early aphid flights that may spread viruses in young pulse crops.