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NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN REGIONS Saving weather damaged grain for seed.. Grain retained for seed that is harvested following wet conditions requires attentive management if a healthy crop is to be established next season... KeY POINts Ideally retain seed from grain harvested before rain...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (North)
Coolah Grains Research Update Soils, salinity and the future!.. In summary controlled traffic and conservation tillage will assist in protecting the surface of the soil and will maximise the activity of soil animals, increasing the infiltration and the water holding capacity of the soil... Grains Research Update - Coolah August 2002 any person acting or relying on any data, information, opinion or advice expressed or implied in this document...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Coolah Grains Research Update Soils, salinity and the future!.. In summary controlled traffic and conservation tillage will assist in protecting the surface of the soil and will maximise the activity of soil animals, increasing the infiltration and the water holding capacity of the soil... Grains Research Update - Coolah August 2002 any person acting or relying on any data, information, opinion or advice expressed or implied in this document...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (North)
Strategies for cooling, aeration drying and maintaining grain quality Insect management issues in grain storage.. Investing in a legume crop not only offers a biological break for the control of pests and diseases, but also an investment in slow-release.. Rust Cairo is moderately resistant to rust ( Uromyces vicea-fabae) and is superior to the susceptible varieties Fiord, Barkool and Fiesta...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Strategies for cooling, aeration drying and maintaining grain quality Insect management issues in grain storage.. Investing in a legume crop not only offers a biological break for the control of pests and diseases, but also an investment in slow-release.. Rust Cairo is moderately resistant to rust ( Uromyces vicea-fabae) and is superior to the susceptible varieties Fiord, Barkool and Fiesta...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Soil management helps absorb climate variability.. Anthony manages Wyalong Rural Investments (WRI), a 17,000-hectare corporate cropping operation encompassing three large aggregations (10 properties) that surround West Wyalong... "We had plenty of moisture in our soil at the start of the season and the forecast remained true throughout the year, with mild temperatures through winter and spring and timely rain," Anthony recollects...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (North)
Soil coring reveals to the farmer a fuller picture of the plant's exploration of its soil environment, a useful tool in crop management... Whilst measurement of parameters such as salt and sodicity, and knowing the physical condition of the soil, provide a guide to potential soil constraints, it is the plant that integrates all of the conditions it encounters and responds ... The shallow nutrients are regularly detected in the soil analyses of the standard (0-10cm) soil sample, but are often not available for plant uptake for long periods during the growing season...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Soil coring reveals to the farmer a fuller picture of the plant's exploration of its soil environment, a useful tool in crop management... Whilst measurement of parameters such as salt and sodicity, and knowing the physical condition of the soil, provide a guide to potential soil constraints, it is the plant that integrates all of the conditions it encounters and responds ... The shallow nutrients are regularly detected in the soil analyses of the standard (0-10cm) soil sample, but are often not available for plant uptake for long periods during the growing season...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Soil management helps absorb climate variability.. Anthony manages Wyalong Rural Investments (WRI), a 17,000-hectare corporate cropping operation encompassing three large aggregations (10 properties) that surround West Wyalong... "We had plenty of moisture in our soil at the start of the season and the forecast remained true throughout the year, with mild temperatures through winter and spring and timely rain," Anthony recollects...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Merredin grain grower Mick Caughey has fine-tuned his summer weed management to conserve soil moisture... This includes retaining stubble and spraying summer weeds (to conserve stored soil moisture) and using precision-farming principles to better care for the soil... Other on-farm changes to deal with a changing climate include a timely approach to spraying summer weeds using a contract sprayer...
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