May 15, 2017
Plantings of new Reliant wheat have jumped from 11ha to over 900ha in the space of a season at Glenray, Talwood. Pictured is John McNaulty.
For western Queensland cropping business McNaulty Brothers, a wheat variety’s hardiness is just as valuable as its yield, protein, maturity and disease resistance.
May 5, 2017
Jim Mitchell, “Mandeville”, Romani Pastoral Company, Premer, won the CH Simson Cup with a crop of Lancer wheat.
Timely sowing and rainfall has helped Premer’s Jim Mitchell grow a bumper crop of Lancer wheat, which went on to win the CH Simson Cup for best local wheat crop at the annual Premer Field Day.
April 28, 2017
Joe Fleming, "Parraweena”, Parraweena Pastoral Company, Willow Tree, won the Premer Shield with a crop of MR-Scorpio sorghum.
A crop grown by Willow Tree’s Joe Fleming, “Parraweena”, has taken out the Premer Shield, awarded for the best sorghum crop in the district.
April 11, 2017
Diggora grower Anthony Lees, Rodwells agronomist Dan Andrews and Advanta Seeds territory manager Giles Cunningham.
Going from 150mm of growing season rainfall to 580mm in the space of a season has given Diggora grower Anthony Lees a better snapshot of crop adaptability.
March 31, 2017
Jason, Emma, Jenny, Ray, William, Annabelle and Coralie Charles, Charles Farming Co, Cambooya, won first place in irrigated sorghum for a crop of MR-Apollo.
The best crops on the Darling Downs have been showcased at the Royal Agricultural Society of Queensland (RASQ) Queensland Country Life Grains Outlook crop competition.