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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Previous work in eastern Australia and WA has demonstrated that autumn sown (March/April) cereals can be grazed once they are anchored (@3 leaf) until the commencement of stem elongation (Z30) without affecting grain yield... At a workshop in Esperance in 2011 it was suggested we test the grazing of spring type cereals from mid April sowing... Before extrapolating the results to other regions in WA we believe we need to assess the recovery of cereals and canola to a wider range of environments, in particular low and medium rainfall zones where recovery may not be as robust...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
He estimates 90 per cent of the 2400 hectares he uses for cropping on his farm does not wet-up on the surface (0 to 10-centimetre layer) during the growing season unless there is a major rain event... Benefits of claying "On the treated areas, we have probably doubled our crop yields in favourable seasons - although seasonal variation makes it hard to gauge what the actual gains have been," Clint says... Clint says a major benefit of claying is that weeds germinate in a tighter period in the first year, allowing an effective first knockdown herbicide application...
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He estimates 90 per cent of the 2400 hectares he uses for cropping on his farm does not wet-up on the surface (0 to 10-centimetre layer) during the growing season unless there is a major rain event... Benefits of claying "On the treated areas, we have probably doubled our crop yields in favourable seasons - although seasonal variation makes it hard to gauge what the actual gains have been," Clint says... Clint says a major benefit of claying is that weeds germinate in a tighter period in the first year, allowing an effective first knockdown herbicide application...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Two durum and 10 bread wheat varieties were evaluated in the presence of added or no added crown inoculum across 11 field sites in 2013... Where no additional CR was added EGA Gregory had similar yield to other varieties at sites with low background levels of crown rot but was between -0.52 t/ha (Suntop ) to -0.37 t/ha (Sunguard ) lower yielding at sites with medium-high background levels of crown rot... Some newer wheat varieties have a measurable improvement in their tolerance to crown rot but these current levels are not a complete solution to crown rot...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair, Keith Pengilley (left), at the Adelaide Grains Research Update with SA Grain Industry Trust Fund (SAGIT) chairman and Cummins farmer, Michael Treloar, and GRDC general manager of farming systems, soils and agronomy (south), Stephen Loss... "There is such an enormous amount of work being undertaken in laboratories and out in the field, right across Australia, to find solutions to the very real problems growers encounter in their farming systems," Mr Pengilley said... "Much of the work is generating innovative thinking, products and practices that have the potential to boost growers' productivity and profitability and ensure the sustainability of their farming operations, so it is vital that growers and their advisers are made aware of any new developments," Mr Pengilley said...
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GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair, Keith Pengilley (left), at the Adelaide Grains Research Update with SA Grain Industry Trust Fund (SAGIT) chairman and Cummins farmer, Michael Treloar, and GRDC general manager of farming systems, soils and agronomy (south), Stephen Loss... "There is such an enormous amount of work being undertaken in laboratories and out in the field, right across Australia, to find solutions to the very real problems growers encounter in their farming systems," Mr Pengilley said... "Much of the work is generating innovative thinking, products and practices that have the potential to boost growers' productivity and profitability and ensure the sustainability of their farming operations, so it is vital that growers and their advisers are made aware of any new developments," Mr Pengilley said...
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Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) western panel chairman Peter Roberts has urged Western Australian growers to think particularly carefully about which grain varieties to retain for seeding in 2012... "If at all possible, growers should avoid the use of barley varieties rated susceptible or very susceptible in mildew-prone areas," Mr Roberts said... For more information about the susceptibility of barley varieties to powdery mildew, as well as rust, growers could access the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) bulletin Barley Variety Guide for WA 2012 , available on the DAFWA website ( www.agric.wa.gov.au ) via the 'Bulletins' link on the 'Publications' tab...
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