Broadacre crops

Information on what we are currently working on with the broadacre crop industry.

A collaborative Plant Industries’ project is screening different varieties of wild rice for various performance measures. The project aims at developing agronomic protocols for potential wild rice for the Territorian Traditional Owners.

Contact

nick.hartley@nt.gov.au

A 2 year project demonstrating the potential of growing cotton in the Northern Territory has established the production opportunity of dryland cotton farming. Data collected from a series of trials have been made available to producers, agronomists, and investors to ensure they have the necessary information to make decisions about growing cotton and when and where to grow the commercial crop.

Find out more about our modern cotton trials.

Contact

edward.mwando@nt.gov.au

As part of an external funded project, Plant Industries are demonstrating the potential of forage sorghum in the Northern Territory.

Resources

More information

Contact

edward.mwando@nt.gov.au

Plant Industries are investigating the potential for industrial hemp in the Northern Territory to offer a 2nd commercial crop to the Territorian growers. As part of a 3 years project, the Plant Industries team are evaluating 12 different varieties. Results will guide the best performing varieties to the growers.

More information

Contact

edward.mwando@nt.gov.au


Last updated: 24 August 2022

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