150716-BP-Sean Mason's trial site at Pinery examining phosphorus use efficiency of different wheat and barley varieties

SAGIT to fund $2.3 million of new grain research projects in 2016

The South Australian Grain Industry Trust will this year fund 22 research projects including in topics including crop nutrition, soil health, herbicide use and improving weed control with a total value of $2.3 million. Now in its 25th year, applications to SAGIT continue to grow, with the trustees sorting through…

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Bordertown grower to fill SAGIT trustee vacancy (GPSA)

Bordertown grower Edward ‘Ted’ Langley has been appointed as the newest trustee of the South Australian Grain Industry Trust. Mr Langley runs his family property at Bordertown with his brother Bill, growing beans, canola and wheat in a zero-till, CTF system, in conjunction with a sheep flock managed to produce…

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New interns bridging the research gap

Finishing university and not quite knowing what to do next is a common challenge. But for at least two University of Adelaide Bachelor of Agricultural Science students, their next year will provide an insight into the careers available in applied agricultural research. Rochelle Wheaton and Jamie Fortune are Hart Field…