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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Biosecurity provides peace of mind - By Sharon Abrahams.. "Nobody wants to be responsible for spreading a pest or disease that ruins an industry and equally, nobody wants a pest or disease on their property that ruins them.".. IMAGE CAPTION: Ian Rathjen: "Nobody wants to be responsible for spreading a pest or disease that ruins an industry."..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
He uses electromagnetic surveying and radiometrics to find it and, depending on the depth, uses either a rotary spader, mouldboard plough or clay delving... A rotary spader or mouldboard plough are used to invert the soil and bring clay up from a depth of between 250 and 300mm, while clay delving, which is essentially using a big ripper, lifts clay from a depth of 600 to 700mm to then be incorporated... As a long-term no-till grower, Mr Syme concedes delving and spading results in 100 per cent soil disturbance: "But we need to combat the non-wetting issue, then we go back to good no-till, full stubble retention, tram lining, and controlled traffic."..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Awards to recognise nation's most committed grain growers Grain growers throughout the nation are being called on to nominate for the 2011 Australian Farmer of the Year Awards... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is sponsoring the Grain Grower of the Year Award, which acknowledges growers who demonstrate a highly professional, innovative and sustainable approach to grain production... Or if anyone knows of a grower who deserves recognition for their efforts, they are welcome to submit a nomination on the grower's behalf," said Mr Perrett, who was last year named Australia's first Rabobank Farm Industry Leader of the Year as part of the inaugural Australian Farmer of the Year Awards...
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