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" GRDC Crop Updates 23-24 February 2011, Western Region, Perth WA, Michael Robertson 17 September 2013 Michael Robertson, CSIRO, talks about Pros & cons of dry seeding to counter variable seasonal breaks... In many regions of the wheatbelt the timing of opening rains has become more variable and the number of days available for seeding has declined, putting pressure on the seeding operation and lending to more interest in drying cereals... Growers differ in approach to dry seeding, from a planned approach with set percentage of the program to be dry sown, through to an aggressive approach where a large percentage of the program could be dry sown if opening rains are late...
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Harvest finished well for us with cereals yielding above average and pulses average to below average but with very good prices... With parents Ross and Michele, and brother Kieran and his wife Elly, they grow wheat, barley, canola and linseed, trade store lambs and finish them on lucerne-based pastures... With parents Jeff and Tina, uncle and aunt Brent and Jan, cousin Adam and wife Karina, they crop wheat, barley, canola, lupins and wheaten hay...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Harvest finished well for us with cereals yielding above average and pulses average to below average but with very good prices... With parents Ross and Michele, and brother Kieran and his wife Elly, they grow wheat, barley, canola and linseed, trade store lambs and finish them on lucerne-based pastures... With parents Jeff and Tina, uncle and aunt Brent and Jan, cousin Adam and wife Karina, they crop wheat, barley, canola, lupins and wheaten hay...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Crop simulation modelling has revealed that dry seeding up to half of a 3000 hectare wheat program in a low rainfall area of Western Australia can deliver consistent yield benefits and significant increases in profits over time... CSIRO researcher Michael Robertson will present the results at this month's 2011 Agribusiness Crop Updates, coordinated by the Grains Industry Association of Western Australia (GIWA) on behalf of the WA Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) and the GRDC... " the results illustrate that earlier sowing dates through dry seeding of cereals generally results in higher yields, in the absence of frost," Dr Robertson said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Department of Agriculture and Food 2011 Agribusiness Crop Updates Western Australia.. In summary, all of the growers that have purchased mouldboard ploughs have been very happy with the performance of ploughed paddocks during 2010... In summary, improved crop water use e ciencies during the 2000s have bene tted from the carryover of technological improvements from the previous decade...
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