You are here

press wheel

Categorised under:

Catalogue: Ground Cover
A love of learning has enabled Grant Byrne to take his family's farm in central New South Wales to the next level of productivity... "We broke most things back then because we were trying to use the combines to bring new land into production, which wasn't smart," he says. ".. A couple of projects on-the-go over summer include resurrecting a second-hand disc seeder for use when sowing conditions are right, analysing the results of a nutrition trial and grading seed so only the largest kernels are planted...
Related categories:
Catalogue: Ground Cover
Strategic tillage puts the pressure back on weeds.. The planting technology combines the functionality of a harrow for breaking up soil clods, removing weeds and covering seed on tilled paddocks, with that of press wheels used to compact the soil over seed in furrows... Using the RFM Ag press harrows to plant Kyabra chickpeas and Kennedy wheat into tilled soil this winter grains season, Darren says they have also cut downtime spent on machinery at seeding...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Mention of a trade name or company in this publication does not imply endorsement of any product or company by Department of Agriculture.. Lupin has the potential to be a new food additive for human consumption, and could become a substitute for soybean protein in the food industry... Infection established early in plots containing transplants these plots had higher levels of stem and pod infection throughout the trial...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Aphid damage to canola - not all cultivars are equal Fran oise A. Berlandier and Christiaan Valentine, Department of Agriculture, Western Australia.. Oil concentration can be increased either by increasing the amount of oil or by reducing the amount of protein and/or residue in the seed... On a seed basis, there is an amount of protein already in the seed before oil accumulation begins (Hocking and Mason 1993)...
Related categories:

Associated key phrases

crop (2)
protein (2)
soil (4)
variety (2)