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Farmers collaborate for world first Twitter chat - #AgChatOZ !

Farmers collaborate for world first Twitter chat - #AgChatOZ ! | News articles for Harvest on Radio Adelaide | Scoop.it
FARMERS around the world will attempt a global first next week, with a world-wide LIVE Twitter discussion on issues and questions facing them in producing the planet’s food.  The chat will mark Wor...
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Trial aims to stop the rot - Agriculture - Cropping - Grains - Stock Journal

Trial aims to stop the rot - Agriculture - Cropping - Grains - Stock Journal | News articles for Harvest on Radio Adelaide | Scoop.it
RHIZOCTONIA is estimated to cost the cereal industry up to $77 million a year Australia-wide and can reduce crop yields by up to 70 per cent, depending on the severity of the infestation.
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Clearfield barley released - Agriculture - Cropping - Grains - Farm Weekly

Clearfield barley released - Agriculture - Cropping - Grains - Farm Weekly | News articles for Harvest on Radio Adelaide | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIAN farmers now officially have access to the world’s first Clearfield barley.
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Peak soil: industrial civilisation is on the verge of eating itself

Peak soil: industrial civilisation is on the verge of eating itself | News articles for Harvest on Radio Adelaide | Scoop.it
Nafeez Ahmed: New research on land, oil, bees and climate change points to imminent global food crisis without urgent action
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Barley leaf rust gene discovered - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Barley leaf rust gene discovered - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | News articles for Harvest on Radio Adelaide | Scoop.it
A young Queensland scientist has been honoured for research into one of the worst diseases to affect barley
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Winebiz | Research to reveal best irrigation practice in dry winters

Winebiz | Research to reveal best irrigation practice in dry winters | News articles for Harvest on Radio Adelaide | Scoop.it
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Industry commits to help feed poor - Agriculture - Agribusiness - General News - Stock Journal

Industry commits to help feed poor - Agriculture - Agribusiness - General News - Stock Journal | News articles for Harvest on Radio Adelaide | Scoop.it
THE Australian grain industry has committed to supply 3000 tonnes of grain a year to the country’s largest food relief organisation, Foodbank Australia, to help feed people in need.
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Chefs join pulse push - Agriculture - Cropping - General News - The Land

Chefs join pulse push - Agriculture - Cropping - General News - The Land | News articles for Harvest on Radio Adelaide | Scoop.it
TWO South Australian cooking icons have thrown their support behind the pulse industry and its push to have at least 15 per cent of the nation's cropping ground devoted to pulses.
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Close eye on thinking plants - Agriculture - Cropping - General News - Stock Journal

Close eye on thinking plants - Agriculture - Cropping - General News - Stock Journal | News articles for Harvest on Radio Adelaide | Scoop.it
DO plants think? What sort of awareness do they have? Do they have memory? These may seem like questions from a high school philosophy course but for scientists working on a SARDI pilot epigenetic project, they have merit.
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blog499: Aussie team recognized for responsible gene stewardship

blog499: Aussie team recognized for responsible gene stewardship | News articles for Harvest on Radio Adelaide | Scoop.it
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New labels for pesticides linked to bee deaths - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

New labels for pesticides linked to bee deaths - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | News articles for Harvest on Radio Adelaide | Scoop.it
The United States Environmental Protection Agency is introducing new labelling requirements for pesticides suspected of contributing to the global decline in bee populations.
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Archaeology: The milk revolution

Archaeology: The milk revolution | News articles for Harvest on Radio Adelaide | Scoop.it
When a single genetic mutation first let ancient Europeans drink milk, it set the stage for a continental upheaval.
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Soil carbon 'blowing in the wind' - Agriculture - General - News - The Land

Soil carbon 'blowing in the wind' - Agriculture - General - News - The Land | News articles for Harvest on Radio Adelaide | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIAN soils are losing about 1.6 million tonnes of carbon each year from wind erosion and dust storms, affecting agricultural productivity, according to new research.
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Code of Practice ensures quality for grain customers - Agriculture - Cropping - General News - The Land

Code of Practice ensures quality for grain customers - Agriculture - Cropping - General News - The Land | News articles for Harvest on Radio Adelaide | Scoop.it
THE Australian Grain Industry Code of Practice has been released today, setting out standards, procedures and processes for the grain supply chain.
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World changing technology enables crops to take nitrogen from the air - The University of Nottingham

World changing technology enables crops to take nitrogen from the air - The University of Nottingham | News articles for Harvest on Radio Adelaide | Scoop.it
A major new technology enables crops to 'feed' themselves
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