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" Over the Fence North: Weed & nutrient research delivers at Silverton 15 July 2014 Hosting on-farm research trials has ensured Theodore grain grower Peter Durkin is in the box seat to respond to the growing issues of nutrient depletion and herbicide resistance in Central Queensland... Mr Durkin runs "Silverton", a 5600-hectare cattle and cropping operation with his brothers, growing 2200ha dryland wheat, durum wheat, sorghum, corn, mungbeans and chickpeas on an annual rainfall of 675mm... Mr Durkin has been hosting research trials for more than 20 years at Silverton, including a series of deep-placement phosphorous trials currently underway through the Central Queensland Grower Solutions Group...
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The numbers game - putting validity into farm trials.. When chatting to fellow growers across the fence or at field days, Dr Alison Kelly struggles to suppress the scientist in her when the topic of results achieved in farmer-grown trials comes up... "If we don't design and conduct trials that produce results we can trust, then it's really not worth the time, money or effort to do them at all," she says...
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The numbers game - putting validity into farm trials.. When chatting to fellow growers across the fence or at field days, Dr Alison Kelly struggles to suppress the scientist in her when the topic of results achieved in farmer-grown trials comes up... "If we don't design and conduct trials that produce results we can trust, then it's really not worth the time, money or effort to do them at all," she says...
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