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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Website provides crop soil health check.. Grain growers across the state are increasingly logging into Australia's world-leading soil quality monitoring program through the Soil Quality Website ( www.soilquality.org.au )... Professor Murphy says the website's popularity is growing as WA growers strive to better understand soil properties that will boost production, profits and longer-term soil resilience...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Website provides crop soil health check.. Grain growers across the state are increasingly logging into Australia's world-leading soil quality monitoring program through the Soil Quality Website ( www.soilquality.org.au )... Professor Murphy says the website's popularity is growing as WA growers strive to better understand soil properties that will boost production, profits and longer-term soil resilience...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Traditionally in the Central West growers have banded all their granular Hi-analysis P fertiliser (such as MAP and DAP) upfront with seed that has been treated with a fungicide to control diseases such as bunts, smuts and stripe rust etc... The potential of a soil to lock up P is estimated by the phosphorus buffer index (PBI)... Colwell P values (Table 1) indicate that both sites should be responsive to additional P. At each site a second "Systems" trial was conducted to evaluate if fertiliser efficiency was improved by adopting a "full nutritional program" (additional seed/foliar treatments) compared to only applying the specific fertiliser product...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
SEEKING SOIL CARBON PROJECT PARTICIPANTS: Grain growers in Victoria's south-west are being invited to participate in the Victorian Soil Carbon Project which will help agricultural industries and governments make more informed decisions about managing soil carbon... The project, which aims to measure the amount of carbon and the type of carbon in agricultural soils using consistent measurement methods, involves collaboration with several farming groups, including Southern Farming Systems (SFS)... SFS chief executive officer Jon Midwood says SFS is in search of paddocks on Chromosol (buckshot), Sodosol (loamy with sodic subsoil) or Vertosol (heavy cracking clay) soils and 10 years of record-keeping for each of these paddocks is required to gain enough information about the soil. "..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The project, which aims to measure the amount of carbon and the type of carbon in agricultural soils using consistent measurement methods, involves collaboration with several farming groups, including Southern Farming Systems (SFS)... As part of the project, SFS is seeking to obtain soil samples from paddocks that have a known 10-year management history of continuous pasture, continuous cropping or mixed pasture-cropping... SFS chief executive officer Jon Midwood says SFS is in search of paddocks on Chromosol (buckshot), Sodosol (loamy with sodic subsoil) or Vertosol (heavy cracking clay) soils and 10 years of record-keeping for each of these paddocks is required to gain enough information about the soil. "..
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