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Farmers see pH as a influencer of yield and test and manage soils ... Overall, farmers lack skills/confidence to have a go - and don't know a "trusted someone" to get advice from... This season he had a delver made and he now contracts himself out to farmers...
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In recent years there has been a tendency to move some earlier maturing varieties into earlier sowing times, increasing frost risk at flowering... Research Agronomist with Howqua Consulting, Dr Peter Martin, told growers and agronomists attending the recent Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Northern Grains Research Updates that there had been a tendency to move some earlier maturing varieties into earlier sowing times in recent years, increasing frost risk at flowering... "Understanding how and why varieties fall into certain classifications and then matching sowing date can have a significant impact on frost risk management and crop production and profitability."..
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GRDC ups the ante in search for frost tolerant crops.. GRDC supported frost research in recent years has aimed to develop 'frost phenotyping' methodology allowing researchers to accurately measure and quantify the effect of frost on varieties in the field, regardless of environmental conditions... "A further $43.3 million has been invested into projects aimed at delivering data and tools needed by growers to manage the impact of frost, such as variety specific agronomic information, online sowing time tools and improved long-range frost forecasting capacity," he said...
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A diverse enterprise is paramount to managing the increasing effects of frost on the Hansen family's cropping operation... Farming at Coomandook in South Australia's upper south-east, brothers Andrew and Garry, their wives Joanne and Merrawyn and five employees implement several pre-season and in-season tactics to mitigate the effects of frost as best they can... Andrew says that, over the years, they have become better at identifying frost damage and puts the extent of damage down to the relationship between soil type and topography...
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GRDC ups the ante in search for frost tolerant crops.. "As frosts are often sudden and are difficult to forecast, they can be more financially and emotionally devastating than other cropping constraints such as drought as there is less opportunity to plan ahead and reduce input costs to minimise losses," Mr Clark said... GRDC supported frost research in recent years has aimed to develop 'frost phenotyping' methodology allowing researchers to accurately measure and quantify the effect of frost on varieties in the field, regardless of environmental conditions...
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Updates session to focus on frost early sowing.. Opportunities to sow crops early can lead to significant yield gains... An 'early sowing opportunities and managing frost risk' focus session will be held at the Updates from 2.10 to 5pm on Tuesday, March 1, featuring an expert panel presenting the latest information about opportunities to sow early, variety selection and risk management strategies for frost...
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Updates session to focus on frost early sowing.. Opportunities to sow crops early can lead to significant yield gains... An 'early sowing opportunities and managing frost risk' focus session will be held at the Updates from 2.10 to 5pm on Tuesday, March 1, featuring an expert panel presenting the latest information about opportunities to sow early, variety selection and risk management strategies for frost...
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