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Craig Thompson bought a WEEDit precision sprayer seven years ago and says it has become a crucial tool for summer weed control... A stark drop in growing-season rainfall in WA's northern wheatbelt means growers have to get crop roots much deeper into the soil profile to access moisture.. Craig says that wheat-on-wheat, with the aid of Clearfield wheats, has simplified the system and allowed him to concentrate on the single most important element - holding on to every drop of rain that falls...
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" Date: 30.06.2014 "Perfect" start raises hopes for bumper finish.. Corrigin, Western Australia, grower Craig Larke, at a shift-change with one of his staff, Ross Dick, describes the start to the 2014 winter cereals season as simple "perfect"... Rather than apply nitrogen later in the season and risk not being able to drive on paddocks because of the potential for further wet weather, this year Craig applied all of the urea (90 kilograms/ha) at sowing...
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Nuffield scholar Craig Duffield has been exploring how innovation can improve financial security for farming communities around the world, and now has fresh ideas for his own grains enterprise - By Alexandra Roginski (From left) Nuffield scholar Craig Duffield in a 'cocktail' cover crop in North Dakota, with USDA district conservationalist Jay Fuhrer and farmer Jerry Doehne... Craig says the practice is now spreading in the US, although it has not been as viable in Canada because its shorter seasons allow less time to grow a cover crop... Craig thinks that increased profitability through creative agronomy and flexible thinking can provide a 'buzz' about food production, and generate income opportunities sufficient to counter the pull, for young people, of the mining sector...
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Nuffield scholar Craig Duffield has been exploring how innovation can improve financial security for farming communities around the world, and now has fresh ideas for his own grains enterprise - By Alexandra Roginski (From left) Nuffield scholar Craig Duffield in a 'cocktail' cover crop in North Dakota, with USDA district conservationalist Jay Fuhrer and farmer Jerry Doehne... Craig says the practice is now spreading in the US, although it has not been as viable in Canada because its shorter seasons allow less time to grow a cover crop... Craig thinks that increased profitability through creative agronomy and flexible thinking can provide a 'buzz' about food production, and generate income opportunities sufficient to counter the pull, for young people, of the mining sector...
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