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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Grower groups band together on acidity.. Factors being considered include which lime products to use, freight costs, application rates, whether to incorporate lime, how to best incorporate lime, lime quality (including neutralising value and particle distribution), effects on nutrient availability and subsequent fertiliser costs, labour costs and machinery costs... The Liebe Group is assessing the effectiveness of lime sand, dolomite, liquid lime and granular lime used in combination with different incorporation methods (including mouldboard ploughing, spading, deep ripping, grizzly discs and offset discs)...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Grower groups band together on acidity.. Factors being considered include which lime products to use, freight costs, application rates, whether to incorporate lime, how to best incorporate lime, lime quality (including neutralising value and particle distribution), effects on nutrient availability and subsequent fertiliser costs, labour costs and machinery costs... The Liebe Group is assessing the effectiveness of lime sand, dolomite, liquid lime and granular lime used in combination with different incorporation methods (including mouldboard ploughing, spading, deep ripping, grizzly discs and offset discs)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The cost of soil acidity to agriculture is recognised as being great, especially in Western Australia where the most recent analysis estimates 30% of dryland agricultural soils have subsurface acidity - or are at high risk of developing subsurface acidity - which causes a decline in wheat yield of between 20 and 40% (GRDC Project UWA00081)... The most recent analysis estimates that 30% or 5-6 million hectares of dryland agricultural soils have subsurface acidity or are at high risk of developing subsurface acidity which causes a decline in wheat yield of between 20 and 40% (GRDC Project UWA00081)... The experience and machinery developed as a result of this work is currently being passed on and used by the SIP08 project UWA00081 and will be used where applicable by Wal Anderson's new GRDC project 'Enhancing paddock profitability - a collaborative diagnostic approach to cropping systems research'...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The RCSNs - comprising growers and industry professionals in each port zone - have also invested limited discretionary GRDC funds into 'fast-tracked', short-term projects to address pressing crop production constraints facing local growers... Growers may be interested to know that the GRDC has increased its investment in WA RCSN projects to $750,000 this year... The GRDC looks forward to extending the results from these and other 2014 RCSN projects when they become available...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The RCSNs - comprising growers and industry professionals in each port zone - have also invested limited discretionary GRDC funds into 'fast-tracked', short-term projects to address pressing crop production constraints facing local growers... Growers may be interested to know that the GRDC has increased its investment in WA RCSN projects to $750,000 this year... The GRDC looks forward to extending the results from these and other 2014 RCSN projects when they become available...
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