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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Farmer Alastair Robb from Corowa, NSW, talks to Kellie Penfold about the challenges of intensifying and diversifying a mixed farming operation, with an eye also to improving the farm"s ecology.. If I"m really keen I can do wheat/canola/peas/wheat and then peas or lupins, but we"ve had a few problems with disease in legumes," Alastair says... I like to walk around and find different species of native plants and animals, and I hope my children can grow up doing that as well," Alastair says...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Cover crops - Millet shows its worth as a cover crop millet.. Cover cropping with summer grasses such as millets reduces erosion, increases rainfall infiltration, maintains soil biology and improves subsequent winter crop yields.. Our test sites showed that cover crops of millet protected the land from erosion and seemed to aid water infiltration and retention, improving the establishment of subsequent winter crops...
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