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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Mapping the frost risk in Western Australia Nicolyn Short and Ian Foster, Department of Agriculture, WA.. Preliminary studies of time series data has shown some increase in the number of frost occurrences over the past 15 years for some locations, while the main trend is for a decrease in the number of frost events... Overall regions with low average rainfall have been slower to adopt...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
" Improving the adoption of technology by neighbourhood grower groups UWA00082 Start Date: 01/07/2004.. Over 30 grower groups were linked in a larger umbrella network to increase information sharing between groups and to promote cross fertilisation and improvement of ideas... The project has provided support to the smaller neighbourhood groups by establishing a linking network (the 'Local Farmer Group Network' (LFGN)) and then using the network to provide information and value-adding opportunities to the groups...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Grower groups band together on acidity.. Factors being considered include which lime products to use, freight costs, application rates, whether to incorporate lime, how to best incorporate lime, lime quality (including neutralising value and particle distribution), effects on nutrient availability and subsequent fertiliser costs, labour costs and machinery costs... The Liebe Group is assessing the effectiveness of lime sand, dolomite, liquid lime and granular lime used in combination with different incorporation methods (including mouldboard ploughing, spading, deep ripping, grizzly discs and offset discs)...
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