The pulse sector looks set to build on the momentum created by the International Year of the Pulse.
A Rupanyup farmer is value-adding his pulse crop by selling retail sized packages at farmers markets in Melbourne.
Research into grain defects has reduced the incidence and severity of defects at harvest and led to better varieties becoming available to growers.
The GRDC will seek to improve its transparency and cut out excessive bureaucracy following consultation with growers.
The GRDC manages a complex portfolio of research investments, but at its core is a simple philosophy.
Yield Prophet is helping farmers harness each season's individual yield potential while maximising profit and minimising risk.
Research conducted by CSIRO and funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation has revealed natural strategies that can be added to grain growers pest management plans.
A need to supply growers with timely information to help them make informed pest control decisions has driven GRDC's PestFacts initiative.
The profits and benefits for southern growers of early sown wheat has been seen in a series of studies and trials across Australia.
Barmedman grower John Minogue officially becomes the northern panel chairman of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) today, September 1.