Building drought resistance into crops is under intensive research

Developing cropping seed varieties to combat extreme drought conditions is part of a collaborative project now well underway If a wider approach to research is effective, it could result in improving drought adaptation in crops where growers in marginal regions will be saved from current seasonal seesaw calamities.  More focus on integrating research into drought […]

Future Drought Fund’s drought resilience leaders program has been launched

Rural leaders across Australia will soon have access to leadership training and a mentoring program with a focus on building drought resilience, with the launch of the Future Drought Fund’s Drought Resilience Leaders Program (DRLP).   Australian Rural Leadership Foundation (ARLF) CE Matt Linnegar said the DRLP, launched today by Minister for Agriculture, Drought and […]