Australian Mungbean Association

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The AMA Season Updates are about to begin. Find out more or book your place using the links below.

 Grower and advisor update meetings 2018-19 season

Venues to be confirmed:

  • Ayr – 13 Nov
  • Mackay – 15 Nov


Get ready for the 2018-19 Mungbean Season at the AMA UpdatesGet the latest information about mungbean production ready for the 2018-19 season.Experienced mungbean growers soughtDr Marisa Collins is asking experienced mungbean growers to complete a short on-line survey to better understand yield variability in mungbean crops.Market outlook for new-crop mungbeansJames Hunt, principal trader from Australian Choice Exports, expects strong demand for Australian mungbeans to continue this marketing season.2018 Hermitage Mungbean Field WalkWednesday 28 March 2018 from 7.30 am (BBQ breakfast) and concludes 12 pmWhere: DAF Hermitage Research Facility, 604 Yangan Road, WarwickThree bites at the mungbean cherryWondai farmer Mick Guse has had a good run this season, starting with a self-sown mungbean crop that established at the end of last year's wheat crop.2018 AMA Photographic Competition$100 a month up for grabs in the AMA's 2018 photographic competition. Check out the rules and themes and send in your best pics.Managing Helicoverpa insecticide resistance risk in mungbeansConcern about the resistance levels in Helicoverpa to insecticides such as Steward and Altacor, used in mungbeans and other crops.Refining mungbean agronomy in the Dry TropicsMungbean is a good fit in the cane rotation and provides an excellent opportunity to control grass weeds after cane, while earning a solid return.Giving mungbean the competitive edgeResearch shows narrower row spacing in mungbean will take the pressure off in-crop herbicide applications, provided weeds are controlled for at least 3 weeks after planting.






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