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Variety the spice of early crop life

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Dr James Hunt, former CSIRO Agriculture senior research scientist, says early sowing works best when there is a full profile of moisture... Dr Hunt, who recently became a senior lecturer at La Trobe University, says there are new varieties under development that may assist in widening the sowing window for growers in areas with a shorter growing season... Former CSIRO Agriculture senior research scientist Dr James Hunt, who now works as a senior lecturer at La Trobe University, says sowing earlier than 25 April is a tactic that complements dry sowing...