The University of Sydney has received a grant of almost a million dollars to conduct research into creating plant protein from pulses.
Australia's barley sector is looking to diversify its export markets and has its sights set on the African nation of Ethiopia as one potential option.
The product has been developed by Davren Global which is in the process of tailoring the technology to apply synthetic amorphous silica (SAS) at the right rate to control a range of economically important targets in onfarm grain storage.
SA farmer Stephen Ball has stepped down from the Grain Producers Australia board meaning there is a vacancy for a southern director.
The grains industry is worried COVID-19 policy such as vaccine mandates and disrupted cross border mvoements could upset a busy harvest.
Returns in grain legumes are sky-high but farmers are more than happy to stick with vetch hay as a legume phase.
With grower interest in lentils at all time highs due to record prices breeders say a number of new lines in trials are showing promise.
Asahi continues to move towards sourcing barley direct from growers, unveiling a grower-direct purchasing scheme for its Yatala brewery.