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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Hard-thinking growers show best practice a serious goal.. To be eligible, the growers had to be from the top 50 per cent of land owners by area and have farms with annual grain production over five years of more than 1000 tonnes... Although some growers felt that yields were not going to increase in the next five years, they were willing to change their management practices to increase yield if the opportunity arose...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
There are a number of practices that most growers are interested in trialling further, such as applying surfactants for non-wetting, integrated weed control and paddock monitoring for soil constraints... Of the growers, 60% expect an increase of 10% or more... The growers attributed the increase in yield to a range of initiatives and technologies such as better crop management, new crops or varieties, integrated weed (herbicide resistance) management, and addressing nutrient deficiencies...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
P4/S9 and P2/S4 were the two most profitable sequences and, overall, the 'maximum profit - P4' philosophy had the highest mean gross margin... It is logical that those growers that have chosen to have no livestock will have no interest in trialling grazing crops... Overall, the data has indicated that for the biserrula inoculant all of the carrier's have difficulties in carrying enough live rhizobia numbers to adequately nodulate the legume hosts after 3-4 months of dry, hot soil...
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