CROP SCIENCE SOCIETY OF SA INCORPORATED


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APRIL 2021, No. 338

 

Speakers

  • N/A

 

Member In Focus

  • N/A

 

Articles

  • Liquid trace elements at sowing reducing nodulation and yield in chickpeas
  • Data available from March 17 meeting on new product forums and panel session
  • An evening with Dr Steve Jefferies presented by Ag Institute Australia

MARCH 2021, No. 337

 

Speakers

  • N/A

 

Member In Focus

  • N/A

 

Articles

  • SARDI research for the South Australian Grain Industry
  • Growing safflower – Factsheet
  • The Leaf Protein Co. presentation at CSSSA’s February meeting by Rob Blum & Fern Ho.
  • Novel agronomy strategies for reducing the yield decline from delayed emergence

FEBRUARY 2021, No. 336

 

Speakers

  • N/A

 

Member In Focus

  • N/A

 

Articles

  • Glyphosate resistant annual ryegrass update- 2020 season
  • Novel agronomy strategies for manipulating flower date and yield
  • Member recognition: Alan Mayfield
  • Grain Producers SA grain marketing workshops
  • CSSSA award opportunities

SEPTEMBER 2020, No. 335

 

Speakers

  • N/A

 

Member In Focus

  • N/A

 

Articles

  • 2020 – The year of change and resilience
  • South Australian Government new Landowner Information Service Initiative, delivered by Rural Business Support
  • The ‘Heritage of Eight Lower North Towns’, with a focus on Clare

AUGUST 2020, No. 334

 

Speakers

  • Dr Matthew Tucker (Adelaide University) who will delve into the current GM research & future potentials
  • Maarten van Helden and Rebecca Hamforf (Pestfacts) who will present on seasonal observations, future predictions & management implications.

 

Member In Focus

  • N/A

 

Articles

  • Managing soil acidity to stop it’s spread in South Australia.
  • The ‘Heritage of Eight Lower North Towns’, with a focus on Saddleworth
  • GO Resources The Super High Oleic Safflower Crop Management Plan

JULY 2020, No. 333

 

Speakers

  • Kenton Porker (SARDI) on novel approaches to adjusting flowering timing of cereals & managing head loss in barley.
  • Jade Rose (PhD student, The University of Adelaide) on nutrient release and nitrogen cycling benefit from pulse crop residues.
  • Matt Salomon (PhD student, The University of Adelaide) on effectiveness of arbuscular mycorrhizal inoculants.

 

Member In Focus

  • Kenton Porker

 

Articles

  • Insights into historical rural development of South Australia – a review by Peter Smith
  • Discussion paper – Busting the big yield constraints – where to next – James Hunt

JUNE 2020, No. 332

 

Speakers

  • Prof Matthew Gilliham (Director, Waite Research Institute, University of Adelaide) will provide an overview of the Waite Research Institute’s current activities and will discuss current and future research priorities of our members p
  • PhD candidate Kara Levin (University of Adelaide) who will present her research on genetic processes of CCN resistance within cereals. 

 

Member In Focus

  • Neil Wittwer

 

Articles

  • Insights into historical rural development of South Australia – a review by Craig Davis
  • South Australian Government’s productivity commission enquire into R&D – HAVE YOUR SAY!
  • An extraction from ‘Rural development in South Australia’ by W.S. Kelly, published in 1962 by Rigby Limited SA

MAY 2020, No. 331

 

Speakers

  • n/a

 

Member In Focus

  • Jade Rose

 

Articles

  • Variety mixtures as a strategy for frost risk mitigation by Andy Barr
  • Antiviral potential of selenium and self-heal – G. H. Lyons PhD, March 2020
  • Bread wheat with high salinity and sodicity tolerance – Yusuf Genc, Klaus Oldach, Julian Taylor and Graham H Lyons

MARCH 2020, No. 330

 

Speakers

  • Dr Alan McKay (SARDI) – current season risks with respect to root diseases as well as cover some of the new DNA testing that is being validated, including rhizobia and likely inoculant responses!
  • Dr Graham Lyons (Adelaide University) – SAGIT trial results from the Lower and Mid North on sodicity & salt tolerance of oats.

 

Member In Focus

  • Jamie Wilson

 

Articles

  • Report on the conference Plant Biology 2019: Crop Society – Kara Levin, PhD student University of Adelaide
  • Seeder-based approaches to reduce the impact of water repellence on crop productivity. I. Soil wetter evaluation – Jack Desbiolles
  • Re-evaluating sowing time of spring canola (Brassica napus L.) in south-eastern Australia—how early is too early?

DECEMBER 2019, No. 329

 

Speakers

  • N/A

 

Member In Focus

  • N/A

 

Articles

  • History of Australian Agriculture

OCTOBER 2019, No. 328

 

Speakers

  • Pat Guerin (Balco Australia) – Geting quality hay and meeting market requirements for chemical residues in hay and straw
  • Mick Faulkner (Agrilink Consulting) – The new MESONET weather sta1on network. A look at its use for the planning of spraying, harvesting and burning opera1ons
  • Leighton Wilksch (Agbyte Agriculture Sensor Technology) – Update of new telemetry technology, updated weather forecast modelling, soil moisture probes and weather stations

 

Member In Focus

  • Peter Smith

 

Articles

  • Report on the conference Plant Biology 2019: Crop Society
  • Management of early sown wheat: Development patterns of early sown wheat cultivars in the Mid-North of South Australia – Dylan Bruce,
  • Genetic opportunities in exploiting genotype × row spacing for rainfed wheat – Greg Rebetzke

SEPTEMBER 2019, No. 327

 

Speakers

  • Pat Guerin (Balco Australia) – Geting quality hay and meeting market requirements for chemical residues in hay and straw
  • Mick Faulkner (Agrilink Consulting) – The new MESONET weather sta1on network. A look at its use for the planning of spraying, harvesting and burning opera1ons
  • Leighton Wilksch (Agbyte Agriculture Sensor Technology) – Update of new telemetry technology, updated weather forecast modelling, soil moisture probes and weather stations

 

Member In Focus

  • n/a

 

Articles

  • Herbicide residues from summer spraying: Are they an issue for crop growth? – Courtney Peirce, Kenton Porker and Michael Moodie
  • Management of early sown wheat: Evaluation of G x E x M interactions to increase harvest index and yield of early sown wheat – Kenton Porker, James Hunt, Michael Straight
  • Competitive wheats: does more vigour early matter? – Cathrine H Ingvordsen

AUGUST 2019, No. 326

 

Speakers

  • Phil Cramond (Weed Science Society) –  Biological Control of Weeds – An update of past
    releases.
  • Ashley Pilkington (ADAMA) – Cereal foliar disease responses to commercial ac8ve
    ingredients.

 

Member In Focus

  • Ben Fleet

 

Articles

  • Notice regarding SA Government Press release 19/8/2019 regarding the moratorium on the cultivation of genetically modified crops in South Australia
  • Herbicide resistance in Sonchus oleraceus (common sowthistle) and its management in Lens culinaris (lentil) – Daniel Petersen, Jenna Malone and Gurjeet Gill (School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, The University of Adelaide)

JULY 2019, No. 325

 

Speakers

  • Caroline Rhodes (GPSA) – Current status on the GM moratorium in SA, and Grains Blueprint announcement.
  • Darren Ray (Bureau of Meteorology) – Seasonal outlook for 2019, discussion regarding alternate weather
    forecasAng.

 

Member In Focus

  • Craig Davis

 

Articles

  • Field pea mixed variety canopy management – Authors: Jade Rose (Hart Field-Site Group), Sarah Day and Penny Roberts (SARDI)
  • Cereal Pathology 2019 Season Update – Tara Garrard and Hugh Wallwork (SARDI)
  • The genetics and biology of cereal cyst nematode in wheat – Kara A Levin, Matthew R Tucker, Diane E Mather (School of Agriculture Food and Wine, Waite Campus, University of Adelaide)

JUNE 2019, No. 324

 

Speakers

  • Tara Garrard (SARDI) – Cereal disease risks for 2019.
  • Dan Peterson (University of Adelaide PhD) – Understanding herbicide resistance in Sow thistle.

 

Articles

  • A holistic approach to seep management for preventing land degradation in the landscape – National Landcare Program Smart Farming Partnership
  • The challenges of soil residual herbicides – David Keetch (NuFarm Ltd) & Craig Davis (Agronomy Consulting)

APRIL 2019, No. 323

 

Speakers

  • Ben Jones (Precision Ag Specialist – Flurosat) – a proven satellite imagery platform to enhance on-farm decision making.
  • Melissa Mcallum (SARDI) – 2018 Durum Agronomy trial results.
  • Kenton Porker (SARDI) – Tips for early sown wheat – getting to the nitty-gritty of it.

 

Articles

  • Spray Patterns – Jorg Kitt
  • Herbicide Residues from Summer Spraying – Courtney Peirce
  • Compatibility of Fungicide Seed Coatings and Rhizobia – Judy Rathjen

FEBRUARY 2019, No. 322

 

Speakers

  • Melissa Fraser (PIRSA) – Overcoming soil constraints on sandy soils
  • Craig Farlow (Incited Pivot) – Seeding Fertiliser decisions

 

Articles

  • Weed Resistance in the SA Mallee and South East between 2007 and 2017
  • A brief section on soil carryover from Peter Boutsalis’s talk at the last CSS meeting

AUGUST 2018, No. 321

 

Speakers

  • Darren Ray (Bureau of Meteorology) – Current season and seasonal outlook.
  • Anastasia Volkova (Flurostat) – 
    Remote sensing and modelling – from University R & D to start up business.

 

Articles

  • Use of drones to non-destructively assess wheat varieties in field trials
  • Foliar Fungicides in pulse crops
  • Nitrogen the key to maximising yields in hybrid canola

MAY 2018, No. 320

 

Speakers

  • TBC

 

Articles

  • Review of talk from last CSS meeting – Dale Grey
  • Soilborne disease update
  • Summer weeds survey of SA.

 

MARCH  2018, No. 319

 

Speakers

  • Kenton Porker (SARDI) – Management of early sown slow developing wheat Barley variety update and agronomy management.
  • Rob Wheeler (GRDC) – Wheat variety review and getting more from NVT online

 

Articles

  • Minimum tillage and acid soil challenges
  • Nutrition packages for wheat on sands
  • Survey of summer weeds in SA.

OCTOBER 2017, No. 318

 

Speakers

  • Gurjeet Gill and Ben Fleet – University of Adelaide – Competitive Crops
  • Stuart Milde – AGT –S4 advanced breeding trial and glasshouse facility
  • Ben Fleet (for Sam Kleemann) – Canola competition and pre-emergents & Wheat competition and time of sowing.

 

Articles

  • Vale Neville Mildren
  • Careers scholarships – full steam ahead
  • Grains and fodder competition

SEPTEMBER 2017, No. 317

 

Speakers

  • Andrew Whitelaw – Mercado – Manager of strategy & Development /Grain Market Analyst Easter Bunny, Santa Claus, Tooth Fairy & Non-GM premiums: What do they have in common?
  • Osman Mewett – Director – Crop Biotechnology Policy – CropLife Australia 21 years of GM crops in Australia: what’s coming next?

 

Articles

  • The Business side of Farming
  • Benchmarking and identifying gaps in production
  • A discussion about Winter barley – Is it an early sowing opportunity for southern Australian barley growers?
  • Cereal Aphid Risk Assessment South Australia (CARASA)

AUGUST 2017, No. 316

 

Speakers

  • Mike Krause – (P2P Agri) – Plan to Profit – Knowing your financial drivers
  • Simon Vogt – (Rural Directions) – Key profit drivers in grain businesses in Southern Australia
  • Andrew Etherton – (GRDC) – National Paddock Survey – Looking at yield limiting economics

 

Articles

  • Keeping an eye on global temperatures
  • Potassium Fertiliser Alleviates Drought and Frost Stress in Wheat
  • Are you happy with the Agricultural Revolution?

JULY 2017, No. 315

 

Speakers

  • Tom Blake and Andrew Lehmann – Agxtra
    Europe and UK Research Tour
  • Greg Mutze Biosecurity SA
    Mice in crop and harvest

 

Articles

  • AV Weather Forecast for 2017.
  • Herbicide control of Flaxleaf Fleabane in Wheat 2016.
  • Maximise Clethodim performance: Impact of frost.
  • Crop Science Society of SA Inc Treasurers Report 2016/17.
  • The Constitution of the Crop Science Society of SA Inc.

September 2015, No. 303

 

Speakers

  • Judith Ateieno
  • Jeff Braun
  • Pat Guerin

 

Articles

  • Summer Weed Control – When can I spray?
  • On the go soil and plant sensing
  • The genetics of salinity tolerance in chickpea (Cicer arietinum)
August 2015, No. 302

Speakers

  • Craig Davis
  • Dr Glenn McDonald – University of Adelaide

 

Articles

  • Cereal varietal herbicide tolerance – 2014 results
  • Massive gene amplification of the target enzyme provides great brome with resistance to glyphosate

Tony Rathjen Student Contribution Award

Tony Rathjen Grower Award

July 2015, No. 301

It’s that time of the year again. Get behind your Crop Science Society and attend our AGM this coming Wednesday!

Speakers

  • Kenton Porker: PhD Candidate -­‐ University of Adelaide
  • Lachlan Lake: Senior Research Officer -­‐ SARDI

 

Articles

  • Triallate resistance confirmed in annual ryegrass from SA
  • Sodium, calcium and magnesium ratios in soils of NW Victoria, Australia may restrict
    root growth and crop production
  • Understanding more about chickpea physiology and yield under drought and temperature stress
  • Turkey and wheat growing
June 2015, No. 300

Our 300th Newsletter doesn’t disappoint – a ‘scoop’ report on the strategy for controlling BWYV and exciting developments from the prestigious zero- toxin vetch program….Happy reading!

Speakers

  • John Both (Nufarm & Crop Care)
  • Ashley Pilkington (Adama)
  • Lyndon Mat (BASF)
  • Mick Lines (Dow AgroSciences)
  • Graham Hatcher (Bayer)

 

Articles

  • Final Report: GRDC DAS00151: Project Information, analysis and strategy for the Beet western yellows virus (BWYV) and its aphid vector outbreak in canola and pulses
  • Progress To-ward a Zero-Toxin Vetch, at the Waite (2015)
  • White Grain Disorder of Wheat in South Australia
April 2015, No. 299

Speakers

  • Michael Nash: SARDI, Entomology
  • Greg Mutze: Biosecurity SA

 

Articles

  • Screening for eyespot resistance: Findings from trials at Cummins, Tarlee and Templers
  • Can we use nitrogen research to better inform risky business?
March 2015, No. 298

Speakers

  • Darren Ray: Senior Meteorologist/Climatologist
  • Marg Evans: Plant Pathologist

 

Articles

  • Sowing Strategies to Improve Productivity on Sandy Mallee Soils
  • Optimising the Impact of Glyphosate
February 2015, No. 297

Speakers

  • Rob Wheeler on NVT.
  • Peter Boutsalis: University of Adelaide & Plant Science Consulting

 

Articles

  • Harvest weed seed control – Narrow windrow burning
  • Managing sowing date and variety selection to minimise risk and maximise yield