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Research quantifies benefits of summer rainfall.. "Even if a grower received 25mm of rain on April 15, there would only be 7 or 8mm of moisture left in the soil by the start of May, which is obviously beneficial and provides an opportunity for seeding, but is less than growers might have thought," he said... But Dr Ward said that if more than 25mm of summer rainfall was received at one time, moisture would be retained for extended periods in the subsoil, especially on sandier textured soils which tended to lose less water to evaporation...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is hosting a Grains Research Update for growers at the Waikerie Hotel/Motel on August 13... A session on cost of production and enterprise mix covering key management decisions and impacts on risk management will be run by Mike Krause from P2P Agri P/L... Entomologist Kym Perry from the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) will present a 'Crop Doctor' session on persistent insect pests including Bryobia mites and lucerne flea, covering what control strategies worked well last year and what threats growers are facing this year...
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In summary, 20 trials have now recently been undertaken across a number of seasons and locations in NSW. None of them have demonstrated S responses in yield or oil %. This does not exclude deficiency and yield penalties from occurring but does highlight that the frequency and the likelihood is not high... In summary, using Yield Prophet as a way of increasing soil water knowledge is more difficult to trial than probes... In summary, the growth in the use of probes to understand soil water is easily explained using the framework above...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
In summary, 20 trials have now recently been undertaken across a number of seasons and locations in NSW. None of them have demonstrated S responses in yield or oil %. This does not exclude deficiency and yield penalties from occurring but does highlight that the frequency and the likelihood is not high... In summary, using Yield Prophet as a way of increasing soil water knowledge is more difficult to trial than probes... In summary, the growth in the use of probes to understand soil water is easily explained using the framework above...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is hosting a Grains Research Update for growers at the Waikerie Hotel/Motel on August 13... A session on cost of production and enterprise mix covering key management decisions and impacts on risk management will be run by Mike Krause from P2P Agri P/L... Entomologist Kym Perry from the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) will present a 'Crop Doctor' session on persistent insect pests including Bryobia mites and lucerne flea, covering what control strategies worked well last year and what threats growers are facing this year...
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