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To minimise losses, a number of growers - many of whom have been practicing no-till or zero-till farming for 20 years - have been out cultivating to bring up clay clods and minimise topsoil losses... Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) soil and land management consultant David Woodard says growers who have undertaken "emergency tillage" have been cultivating just deep enough to bring up clods of clay to cover the furrow... Mr Woodard says there are certain types of clay to avoid if growers choose to practice clay spreading or delving on sandy soils to stop erosion...
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To minimise losses, a number of growers - many of whom have been practicing no-till or zero-till farming for 20 years - have been out cultivating to bring up clay clods and minimise topsoil losses... Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) soil and land management consultant David Woodard says growers who have undertaken "emergency tillage" have been cultivating just deep enough to bring up clods of clay to cover the furrow... Mr Woodard says there are certain types of clay to avoid if growers choose to practice clay spreading or delving on sandy soils to stop erosion...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Cover story: Northern region - Rain challenge drives cover trial covernortha.. [Photo (left) by Rebecca Thyer: "The beauty of cover cropping in central Queensland": brothers Alan and David Storey inspect the trial on their property near Emerald.].. The moisture-management challenge kick-started their involvement with the Central Queensland Sustainable Farming Systems (CQSFS) project, a joint venture between the Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries (DPI&F) and the GRDC...
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Discs bring benefits at Streatham farm.. *Three years into using disc seeder Scott Blurton examines germinating barley sown into a summer crop "cocktail" at his Streatham farm... "From the point we've been using discs...
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Sodium transporters affect seed protein accumulation - An unexpected finding.. Ground Cover 105 New Centre to Drive productivity gains.. Advances in soil health, salt tolerance, break and cover cropping, nutrient efficiency, and molecular breeding for improved wheat and canola are in the sights of researchers now working under the one high-tech roof with the recent opening of AgriBio in Victoria...
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