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Intensive cropping to create grazing food bowl.. Rob and Veronica ran their own flock of prime lambs until about three years ago, when Rob made the decision to focus on cropping and agistment of other growers' stock: "It means I don't have my capital tied up in livestock and allows me to increase my contracting business," he says. ".. Overall, fertiliser use has increased as a result of the double cropping and also with an increased focus on higher yields from barley crops...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The importance of protecting remnant vegetation is now enshrined in land clearing regulation and there is also a growing recognition that native vegetation can support ecosystem services that provide benefits to agricultural production... The projected movement of high intensity cropping into new bio-regions in the HRZ is likely to challenge valuable biodiversity assets that currently exist in these areas... Finally approaches for integrating cropping into the HRZ that maximise biodiversity conservation and ecosystem service benefits will be developed...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The importance of protecting remnant vegetation is now enshrined in land clearing regulation and there is also a growing recognition that native vegetation can support ecosystem services that provide benefits to agricultural production... The projected movement of high intensity cropping into new bio-regions in the HRZ is likely to challenge valuable biodiversity assets that currently exist in these areas... Finally approaches for integrating cropping into the HRZ that maximise biodiversity conservation and ecosystem service benefits will be developed...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
In summary VSAP is: A summary of the key reasons for the release of the new variety, including strengths and weaknesses, and how the new variety should be managed relative to current common varieties... Overall, Total N fixed was strongly linked to dry matter production and rainfall... Overall, early removal is still likely to be the best option on heavy clay soils...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (North)
In summary VSAP is: A summary of the key reasons for the release of the new variety, including strengths and weaknesses, and how the new variety should be managed relative to current common varieties... Overall, Total N fixed was strongly linked to dry matter production and rainfall... Overall, early removal is still likely to be the best option on heavy clay soils...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Junee grains forum tackles cropping issues for season 2011.. The Update also included a presentation by Beckom farmer Mike O'Hare who described the sometimes exhausting but rewarding pursuit of integrating livestock and cropping, while Craig Day of Spray Safe & Save at Cowra outlined the complexity of successful spraying," Dr Blanchard said. ".. Overall, the information presented to growers at the Update was well received and should go a long way in supporting them over the coming months as they embark on the 2011 cropping season."..
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
" Flexible farming systems to meet the challenges of farming the southern Mallee and northern Wimmera.. Myths busted in Wimmera and Mallee clay soil project.. For growers in many grain areas across Australia, the switch from full cultivation to minimum or no-till cropping was spurred by an expansion in farm size, soil erosion and unreliable yields...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Land-use surveys gauge biosecurity risks.. Burning weed seeds in windrows after harvest is an effective way of reducing the weed burden... The dynamic nature of farming means that growers are always tweaking the enterprise mix, trying new crops, and perhaps adding or removing livestock...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Everything farmers need to know about cropping in the digital age, and how to tackle the problem weeds Feathertop Rhodes Grass and Flaxleaf Fleabane, is provided in three comprehensive inserts included with the latest edition of GroundCover ... GroundCover is published by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) to provide technical information to farmers, including updates on research, trials, new varieties, and farmer activities... There is also a detailed explanation of Apps for grain growers, to help farmers sift through the many support tools for smart phones that have flooded onto the market...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Junee grains forum tackles cropping issues for season 2011.. The Update also included a presentation by Beckom farmer Mike O'Hare who described the sometimes exhausting but rewarding pursuit of integrating livestock and cropping, while Craig Day of Spray Safe & Save at Cowra outlined the complexity of successful spraying," Dr Blanchard said. ".. Overall, the information presented to growers at the Update was well received and should go a long way in supporting them over the coming months as they embark on the 2011 cropping season."..
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