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Recent trials have shown that spring sowing of winter canola can provide increased returns compared to a summer fallow... Spring-sown winter canola at Dunkeld pictured just before grazing in summer 2011 (left) and at flowering in spring 2012 (right).. For a winter variety, this means plants can be sown in spring, grazed during summer and then grow and recover in the lead-up to winter...
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Top class speakers for GRDC winter Updates.. A top class line-up of grains industry specialists will impart knowledge and challenge grain growers and agronomists at the winter round of Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Updates... Matt Gardner, NSW DPI: Nitrogen use efficiency in western regions; rates, timings, varieties: optimising bang for buck in nitrogen nutrition...
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Summer crop GrowNotes to transform northern industry.. Summer crop production in the northern grain belt has entered a new era with the launch of online Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) GrowNotes modules for sorghum and sunflower www.grdc.com.au/GrowNotes ... "The real value of the GrowNotes concept lies in their ability to offer something for everyone, whether it's the latest information on plant populations or row spacing, crop nutrition, spray rates, stubble management or marketing," he said...
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There is opportunity for growers in the HRZ who have soils with a lower water-holding capacity to make more money by potentially planting a summer forage or cover crop without having any impact on the next winter crop... "Examination of soil moisture probe data from a Grain & Graze grazing trial at Lake Bolac conducted from late 2010 to early 2014 would suggest soil moisture is still lost from the soil surface, even with very good weed control and a reasonable amount of stubble cover," Mr Nicholson says... Mr Nicholson says soils with higher clay content have greater potential to lose soil water from capillary rise than sandy, textured soils...
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There is opportunity for growers in the HRZ who have soils with a lower water-holding capacity to make more money by potentially planting a summer forage or cover crop without having any impact on the next winter crop... "Examination of soil moisture probe data from a Grain & Graze grazing trial at Lake Bolac conducted from late 2010 to early 2014 would suggest soil moisture is still lost from the soil surface, even with very good weed control and a reasonable amount of stubble cover," Mr Nicholson says... Mr Nicholson says soils with higher clay content have greater potential to lose soil water from capillary rise than sandy, textured soils...
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Recent trials have shown that spring sowing of winter canola can provide increased returns compared to a summer fallow... Spring-sown winter canola at Dunkeld pictured just before grazing in summer 2011 (left) and at flowering in spring 2012 (right).. For a winter variety, this means plants can be sown in spring, grazed during summer and then grow and recover in the lead-up to winter...
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