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Growers drive new localised research

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A range of one-year trials investigating non-wetting soils are underway in the western part of the Kwinana port zone after receiving funding from the GRDC. Image: A crop planted in non-wetting soil... "The networks were established under the Rural Cropping Solutions (RCS) initiative, which is part of a renewed effort by the GRDC to reduce the time it takes for new varieties, practices and technologies to be adopted, with the ultimate aim being to increase the profitability of the Australian grains industry," he says... Mr Roberts says the trials resulted from the Kwinana west RCSN calling for expressions of interest from groups or individuals to apply for funding through the GRDC...