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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Crop diversity lifts profitability.. Pastures, pulses and oilseed crops not only provide solutions for disease, weed and nitrogen issues in cereal programs - they can also boost your bottom line... This 'break-crop effect' often extends to the second wheat crop (but rarely to a third except under dry conditions), reinforcing the need to consider the economics of break crops across the whole sequence, not in a single year...
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Crop diversity lifts profitability.. For example, a GRDC-funded CSIRO project modelled the profitability of different crop sequences in Western Australia and found that the most profitable wheat crop followed a managed pasture... Log in or register to leave a comment...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Sharon O'Keeffe, Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) manager regional grower services - north says the new term "crop sequencing" describes a cropping program that is not dictated by the set order of crops that defined crop rotation... "Growers often select a crop based on price projections but GRDC-supported research over a long period of time shows the benefits and value of crop diversity, particularly cereals following nitrogen-fixing legumes," Ms O'Keeffe said... The concept ties neatly into the new GRDC focus on research themes including 'Profitable Farming Systems' that aims to help growers design a farm system with the flexibility to adapt and respond to changes; manage risk; integrate new practices; and ultimately generate more profit, Ms O'Keeffe said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Sharon O'Keeffe, Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) manager regional grower services - north says the new term "crop sequencing" describes a cropping program that is not dictated by the set order of crops that defined crop rotation... "Growers often select a crop based on price projections but GRDC-supported research over a long period of time shows the benefits and value of crop diversity, particularly cereals following nitrogen-fixing legumes," Ms O'Keeffe said... The concept ties neatly into the new GRDC focus on research themes including 'Profitable Farming Systems' that aims to help growers design a farm system with the flexibility to adapt and respond to changes; manage risk; integrate new practices; and ultimately generate more profit, Ms O'Keeffe said...
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