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Everything was going against the field peas sown on the Eckermann family"s southern NSW property last year... [Photo (left) by Kellie Penfold: Nick and Kym Eckermann: persistence rewarded with a crop that defied the conditions.] "We had one crop of Parafield in the late 1990s which went 2.5t/ha," says Nick Eckermann, who runs the 3000ha property "Hill View", at Yenda north of Griffith, with his parents Kym and Judy and wife Trisha... The Eckermanns, who also run 900 ewes for prime lamb production, always include field peas in their rotation for weed control and to improve the soil...
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Scaddan, WA, grower Kym Curnow (left) died in the fire that destroyed thousnads of hectares of ready-to-harvest crops in the Esperance region in November... Precision Agronomics Australia consultant Quenten Knight (right), who worked with Mr Curnow for 14 years, has paid tribute to Mr Curnow's contribution to the grains industry... GRDC Western Panel chair Peter Roberts said the grains industry had lost a champion of R&D; a man who was a master of taking R&D and adapting it to address issues on his own farm and the wider Esperance sector...
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Scaddan, WA, grower Kym Curnow (left) died in the fire that destroyed thousnads of hectares of ready-to-harvest crops in the Esperance region in November... Precision Agronomics Australia consultant Quenten Knight (right), who worked with Mr Curnow for 14 years, has paid tribute to Mr Curnow's contribution to the grains industry... GRDC Western Panel chair Peter Roberts said the grains industry had lost a champion of R&D; a man who was a master of taking R&D and adapting it to address issues on his own farm and the wider Esperance sector...
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Variable-rate technology has enabled Kym l'Anson to both even out and lift wheat yields across a mix of soil types.. Using a blanket rate of gypsum would have wasted over 1000 tonnes of gypsum and lime," Kym says... "We need to keep monitoring the soil to assess whether we have raised the pH sufficiently or if it is acidifying under our continuous cropping program," says Kym...
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