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GRDC Factsheets. These are produced from GRDC funded research.

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Northern grain growers sowed about 450,000 hectares of chickpeas and 30,000 hectares of faba beans in 2012, resulting in the fixation of about 35,000 tonnes of nitrogen (N) worth $55 million in fertiliser N equivalence... data from NSW department of Primary industries long-term rotation experiments in northern NSW show no-till methods improve the productivity and N 2 fixation of chickpeas and faba beans... Similar results were achieved in trials with faba beans (see Table 3)...
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identifying, assessing and ranking risk helps focus resources and management decisions on the risks within growers' control that could have the greatest impact on a business... risk management is an ongoing process; identifying risks, taking actions and assessing outcomes need to be monitored and reviewed regularly... Actions to manage risk need to be assessed in relation to the business: b alance sheet (assets/liabilities); e quity (net worth/assets); c urrent budget; and c ashflow, including actuals to date...
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Eyespot is a fungal disease that occurs in areas with prolonged cool and damp conditions and yield losses can range from minor to extreme, depending on the amount of lodging in the crop... Spores can survive in plant stubbles for two years or longer if the stubbles have not broken down... Growth regulants can be used to shorten and strengthen plant stems and reduce the risk of infected plants lodging...
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PrACTICAL TIPS TO rEDUCE SPrAy DrIfT.. Use the coarsest spray quality that will provide efficacy... If considering spraying at night, be Consider using auto-height control, suitable Other studies have shown that at night aware many product labels state: "DO the airborne fraction can be up to 5 times touch-down wheels, or lower travel speeds NOT spray under surface temperature greater than that occurring during the day to improve boom stability and to assist with inversion conditions", which have been minimising boom height...
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