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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Farmers see pH as a influencer of yield and test and manage soils ... Overall, farmers lack skills/confidence to have a go - and don't know a "trusted someone" to get advice from... This season he had a delver made and he now contracts himself out to farmers...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The GRDC and Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) will invest almost $10 million in research, development and extension under a new Grain & Graze program, following the success of the original initiative which ended last year... The program's next phase aims to lift water-use efficiency (WUE) in mixed crop and livestock systems to increase whole-farm profitability and sustainability, while meeting regional catchment management targets... The former Grain & Graze program fostered strong networks between national and regional organisations, which helped mixed farmers develop strategies to spread risks associated with climate and market variability...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The Central Queensland (CQ) region, including the Central Highlands and Dawson/Callide subregions, is home to some 400 grain growers... The CQ production environment is characterised by a summer dominant extremely variable and often marginal rainfall... In response to the complex, flexible and risky CQ production environment, grain growers have developed a highly opportunistic production system that is based on maximizing the use of rainfall...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The Central Queensland (CQ) region, including the Central Highlands and Dawson/Callide subregions, is home to some 400 grain growers... The CQ production environment is characterised by a summer dominant extremely variable and often marginal rainfall... It has long been recognized that introduction of legumes and ley phases into cropping sequences are an important means by which long-term improvements in soil fertility can be achieved in CQ...
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