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Agronomics and economics of brown manure in continuous cropping systems

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Background Many farmers in southern NSW, particularly younger ones, have switched from traditional mixed farming to a more intensive farming systems involving no livestock at all... Farm data from properties which have adopted brown manure peas, have shown 25 - 30% yield increases for both canola and wheat crops grown in the two years following brown manure pea crops... The trading results measured by EBIT (Earnings before Interest and Tax) and three key financial ratios are shown in Table 3...