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Family power drives season 2015.. New babies and conference travel on top of the usual farming operations have meant a busy start to autumn for this year's growers... With parents Jeff and Tina , uncle and aunt Brent and Jan , cousin Adam and his wife Karina , they crop wheat, barley, canola, lupins and wheaten hay...
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Family power drives season 2015.. New babies and conference travel on top of the usual farming operations have meant a busy start to autumn for this year's growers... With parents Jeff and Tina , uncle and aunt Brent and Jan , cousin Adam and his wife Karina , they crop wheat, barley, canola, lupins and wheaten hay...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
With half of his 2023-hectare cropping program sown to canola, it is imperative that Lower Eyre Peninsula farmer David Giddings applies best-management practices to avoid the fungal disease blackleg... "In the region the density of canola makes it impossible to sow 500 metres from last year's canola stubble, as recommended, so I have to apply all other management options vigilantly," David says... "Previously we sowed canola at 5kg/ha but reducing the seeding rate and sowing earlier has seen an improvement in disease, yield and water use efficiency across our sandy loam soils, many of which have a sodic subsoil."..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Details of his approach to dry seeding to improve water use efficiency and grain yields are outlined in the latest edition of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) magazine Ground Cover ... Mr Critch, who crops 8000 hectares with his brother Tim and father Tony, said that although the family had not quantified in detail the benefits of dry seeding, their observations indicated early-sown crops yielded better than late-sown crops in 90 per_cent of cases... The study showed that dry seeding up to 50 per cent of a 3000ha wheat program at Mullewa, near Tenindewa, produced (in 80 per cent of seasons) wheat yields 0.1 to 0.3 tonnes per hectare better than those achieved from waiting to seed in wet conditions...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Benchmark: Information type used when implementing precision agriculture (base: using PA) 54% use maps, images or data relating to yield 47% use information about soil type 32% use information about soil or crop nutrient status.. The proportion of respondents from base: those using pa (n = 76) the northern region implementing precision agriculture and using matched wheel tracks or.. We ask you to take a few minutes to complete this short survey, tear off the page, and return it in the reply paid envelope that came with this Groundcover...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Mention of a trade name or company in this publication does not imply endorsement of any product or company by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia... Overall, the production and supply of fertiliser accounted for a large proportion (35%) of the GHG produced from wheat production, and occurred in the pre-farm stage (Table 1)... Overall, constraints have a far smaller effect on heavy soils than on sand plain soils...
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On-farm trials deliver decision-making data.. Northern NSW grower Andrew Earle uses trials conducted on his family's property to help fine-tune grains productivity across a large cropping program in the Mungindi district... In managing such a large crop area, Andrew has been looking to trials conducted on their property by the Mungindi cropping group and the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry to help guide his winter grains planting decisions...
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