GRDC directors will oversee $174 million in grain levies and gov matched funds 

Of the seven directors appointed for the next Grains Research Development Corporation (GRDC) three-year term that commenced on 1 October 2020 three are reappointments and four are new appointees. “The appointment of the next non-executive directors is paramount to realising the priorities highlighted in GRDC’s Research, Development and Extension Plan for 2018‑2023,” Agriculture Minister Littleproud […]

Research aims to unlock secrets of difficult soils

Ironstone gravel soil

Expertise from industries outside agriculture, including mining, will be harnessed as part of new research that aims to increase the profitability of grain crops grown on problematic ‘ironstone gravel’ soils. With Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) investment The University of Western Australia (UWA) is leading research that will improve knowledge about the properties of […]

Study tours for growers with funding offered by the GRDC

It’s one of those hard gigs to win, but for some lucky soles the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is offering funding support for groups of growers and their advisers interested in undertaking study tours on key issues facing the grains industry. Available through the GRDC Grower Development Program, applications for the domestic and […]

GRDC Seed of Light award goes to Alan McKay

A scientist who has been at the forefront of extending knowledge and advice to help grain growers manage costly soil-borne diseases has been officially recognised for his efforts and achievements in communicating the outcomes of research. Dr Alan McKay has been named the recipient of the 2018 Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Southern Region […]

The great Mouse plague of Spring 2017

Grain growers in Victoria and South Australia in particular, and other parts for that matter should be prepared for a potential issue with mice in spring this year. The latest reports from the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s (GRDC) regular mouse monitoring program investment indicate that mouse populations remain at moderate levels, for this time […]

GRDC continues strong offensive against aphid

The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) continues to respond to the Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphis noxia, incursion by further investing in a broad range of research, development and extension activities that will help better inform future management of the pest.  First identified in Australia in May this year, Russian wheat aphid (RWA) is now […]