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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Identify where the benefits of fluid fertilisers are likely to be significant, in terms of climate, soil type and cropping system... The conclusion is that while there does not appear to be any yield advantage associated with using Flexi-N through the boom, as opposed to urea topdressed prior to sowing, there does appear to be an advantage when it is banded... The freight was approximately $40/tonne, compared to solid fertiliser delivered bulk, which is approximately $20/tonne...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Emissions target could put pressure on farm profits.. Through a variety of means, including R&D to lessen the emissions intensity of broadacre farming, agricultural emissions need to be lessened, or offset through reforestation... Technologies such as variable-rate precision agriculture and controlled-traffic technology, and more fuel-efficient machinery and transport services are part of the pathway forward...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) come in a range of forms and sizes and these can have different uses.. The most appropriate roles for UAVs in broadacre cropping are still being determined.. According to experienced UAV pilot Martin Peters, from FarmingIT, there are a few certainties with UAVs: if licensing is required it is time-consuming and expensive; landings are nerve-racking; birds of prey can be a problem; you will never have as much computing power for data analysis as you want; and every day someone comes up with a new idea of how a UAV can be used for agriculture...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) come in a range of forms and sizes and these can have different uses.. The most appropriate roles for UAVs in broadacre cropping are still being determined.. According to experienced UAV pilot Martin Peters, from FarmingIT, there are a few certainties with UAVs: if licensing is required it is time-consuming and expensive; landings are nerve-racking; birds of prey can be a problem; you will never have as much computing power for data analysis as you want; and every day someone comes up with a new idea of how a UAV can be used for agriculture...
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