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Wheat yield increases of 1.19t/ha possible in the north.. Maps detailing actual and achievable yield data have been compiled by the CSIRO and will be made accessible through a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) funded project... Dr Hochman said the research found that the northern region's yields were 5.3% lower than relative yields in the southern region and 8.9% lower than in the western region, suggesting there is significant scope to boost yields in the north through better application of current technologies and best practice...
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Philanthropists are helping to reverse declining funding for international agricultural research, with important flow-on benefits for Australian grain growers... The broader benefit for all grain growers was also talked about by Carlos Slim (a Mexican business magnate) at the inauguration ceremony: "This alliance to promote research and development by CIMMYT, with the collaboration of national and international scientists dedicated to improved seed and generating more efficient techniques, is a step toward making this knowledge available to farmers everywhere, particularly small and intermediate-scale farmers, as well as promoting economic growth, employment, and food self-sufficiency and exports from this sector," he said... Valentin Dvurechenskii, director-general of the Kostanay Agricultural Research Institute, says that, overall, zero-tillage has helped to nearly double average wheat yields, from 1.4 to 2.6t/ha...
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In summary VSAP is: A summary of the key reasons for the release of the new variety, including strengths and weaknesses, and how the new variety should be managed relative to current common varieties... Overall, Total N fixed was strongly linked to dry matter production and rainfall... Overall, early removal is still likely to be the best option on heavy clay soils...
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In the central wheatbelt researchers, agronomists and growers are seeing crop yield responses of 0.5 to 1 tonne per hectare where CTF is being used in conjunction with deep-ripping on compacted sands... Department of Agriculture and Food, WA (DAFWA) officers Dr Paul Blackwell and Bindi Isbister say global research shows that where CTF is being used to help protect investments in deep-ripping or other mechanical amelioration tactics for compacted soils (such as inversion ploughing, rotary spading, delving and deep working seeding points) the benefits can last for many years... DAFWA-Liebe Group trials at Buntine are also finding wheat yield gains of up to 15 to 42 per cent - depending on the season - are possible from using CTF with deep-ripping to a depth of 35 to 40 centimetres on compacted sands in years with below-average rainfall...
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Rowan McCreery "on the road to controlled traffic" has started with a tracked tractor to reduce compaction... "Lease country is pretty hard to come by around and everyone else was on school holidays so it was just good luck that it came our way," Rowan says, adding that he has just entered the second three-year lease agreement on the land... I came back to the farm in 1999 and in the first five years I was back Dad had his two best years in farming and his two worst," Rowan says...
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A crop production system involving brown manure legumes, can be as profitable as continuous cropping, but even if slightly less profitable, has considerably less production and financial risk due to lower input and operating costs... The annual trading results measured by EBIT (Earnings before Interest and Tax) and three key financial ratios are shown in Table 3... Actual farm data from recent years, suggests that a crop production system comprising brown manure legumes, canola, wheat and barley, can be as profitable as continuous cropping, but with less production and financial risk...
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Maps detailing actual and achievable yield data have been compiled by the CSIRO and will be made accessible through a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) funded project... The study suggests that farmers in the northern region could achieve average yields of 2.9 t/ha," Dr Hochman said... Dr Hochman said the research found that the northern region's yields were 5.3% lower than relative yields in the southern region and 8.9% lower than in the western region, suggesting there is significant scope to boost yields in the north through better application of current technologies and best practice...
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CSIRO researcher Dr Zvi Hochman has explored the potential for northern grain growers to increase wheat yields by 1.2 tonnes per hectare using best practice embodying current technologies and varieties suited to individual farming systems... Speaking at the GRDC Grains Research Update in Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Dr Hochman said the key to achieving such a yield lift was using best practice to help achieve water-limited yields, instead of actual yields... To help bridge the yield gap, Dr Hochman advocates tailoring best practice to individual farming systems, with a focus on using the "best-adapted crop varieties and best cropping and land management practices for a given environment"...
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