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Recent flooding has reinforced southern Queensland grower Luke Arbuckle's commitment to creating a risk-resilient enterprise using twin-sowing and input control... Their 4653-hectare property received 140 millimetres of rain and their 3439ha property received 90mm... In addition to wheat and chickpeas, Luke has grown canola and mustard seed crops for their high market value and benefits as break crops, although so far sorghum and mungbeans have proven difficult to grow in the Arbuckles' farming system...
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Research connections inspire Farrer medallist.. Mr Inglis, whose family plants close to 2000 hectares of crop and pasture on a mixed farm at Crystal Brook, just south of Port Pirie in South Australia, has had a longstanding role in collaborative research and development bodies, including six years as chairman of the GRDC board... As part of the award presentation, which took place in August at the National Library of Australia in Canberra, Mr Inglis gave an oration on the challenges faced by collaborative research organisations in Australia...
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Bespoke machinery tailored to individual farms.. For Victorian grower Stewart Hamilton, a seeder demonstration day that his family recently hosted has highlighted the increasing focus on machinery adaptation matched to individual farming systems... The Horwood Bagshaw seeder draws on about 20 per_cent less horsepower compared with their previous seeder...
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Bespoke machinery tailored to individual farms.. For Victorian grower Stewart Hamilton, a seeder demonstration day that his family recently hosted has highlighted the increasing focus on machinery adaptation matched to individual farming systems... The Horwood Bagshaw seeder draws on about 20 per_cent less horsepower compared with their previous seeder...
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" Date: 18.01.2016 2016 starts with summer moisture management.. Until this year, Matthew cropped 95 per cent of his family's property and mated up to 1000 ewes, but he is selling the sheep so all resources can be focused on cropping and the implementation of an opportunistic fallow... While the sheep produced a reasonable return, Matthew says they compromised his crop agronomy and the money earned from the sheep did not warrant the time he needed to spend on them...
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" Date: 18.01.2016 2016 starts with summer moisture management.. Until this year, Matthew cropped 95 per cent of his family's property and mated up to 1000 ewes, but he is selling the sheep so all resources can be focused on cropping and the implementation of an opportunistic fallow... While the sheep produced a reasonable return, Matthew says they compromised his crop agronomy and the money earned from the sheep did not warrant the time he needed to spend on them...
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"There are opportunities to develop relationships with processors and packers overseas that could enable us to further process and add value to our product further up the supply chain, effectively taking broad beans from the paddock to the plate.".. Mr Hill, who farms a 13,000ha property east of Esperance, Western Australia, with his wife's family, plans to use the scholarship to study harvest residue management and control of weed seeds, and to investigate potential for adding value to the operation's chaff portion... During his scholarship, Mr Hill plans to travel to the US and Europe to investigate how other countries are handling crop residues and to investigate technologies being used to produce feed, heat and power...
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