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Evaluation and agronomic management of dual purpose cereal varieties for NSW mixed farming systems

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Dual-purpose cereal crops are an integral part of the mixed farming system in New South Wales... Whilst the recent industry focused grazing programs has been on optimising grazing management, only limited work has been undertaken on species and cultivar differences and understanding what these differences have on DM and livestock performances in mixed farming systems... Studies by NSW DPI have shown that selecting the right species and cultivar can significantly increase overall production of grazing crops in a mixed farming system, with differences between species potentially adding 750kg DM/ha and between cultivar within species choice 780kg DM/ha...
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