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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...
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Long-season canolas reshape seasonal management.. Bruce McLean inspects his long-season canola, which was sown in December last year and grazed over summer before being locked up for harvest in June... I've heard through trial results in Victoria's Western District that good root establishment with this type of canola is the main yield driver, and that's what we've got with our crop," he says...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" Robert_Park_talks_stem_rust_PartA.wmv 06 October 2011 Professor Robert Park, Plant Breeding Institute, Cobbitty, NSW addresses grower concerns about stem rust incursions in the high rainfall zone over spring and summer 2011... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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" Webinar: Managing barnyard grass, the latest research, 10 December, 2014 12 December 2014 Barnyard grass is a prolific weed of fallow and summer crops, with multiple germinations occurring each spring and summer... The webinar will highlight the ecology of barnyard grass and how to use this information to assist in managing it; herbicide resistance status; and weed control tactics that are being successfully employed to manage this weed... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus can be a threat in all environments, and it is recommended that seed be treated with imidicloprid, or crops closely monitored for aphid infestation and sprayed ... In the circumstances using fertilisers that have a higher sulphur content, like MES 10 or Airseeder Superfect, can be beneficial... A fast track project was initiated to demonstrate and evaluate a range of management strategies that Twelve farms were surveyed across the western districts of southern Victoria that were considered suitable as potential trial sites based on grower and adviser recommendations...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The comparisons represent the general farming system and evolution in management over the last 30 years of many progressive grain growing farms in low-rainfall regions of Australia... The largest increase to yield and water-use efficiency was achieved by improved summer weed management (Scenario 3)... A wheat variety with a long coleoptile gives a large yield increase in combination with the other management improvements (Scenario 6)...
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Harvest finished well for us with cereals yielding above average and pulses average to below average but with very good prices... With parents Ross and Michele, and brother Kieran and his wife Elly, they grow wheat, barley, canola and linseed, trade store lambs and finish them on lucerne-based pastures... With parents Jeff and Tina, uncle and aunt Brent and Jan, cousin Adam and wife Karina, they crop wheat, barley, canola, lupins and wheaten hay...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Harvest finished well for us with cereals yielding above average and pulses average to below average but with very good prices... With parents Ross and Michele, and brother Kieran and his wife Elly, they grow wheat, barley, canola and linseed, trade store lambs and finish them on lucerne-based pastures... With parents Jeff and Tina, uncle and aunt Brent and Jan, cousin Adam and wife Karina, they crop wheat, barley, canola, lupins and wheaten hay...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The paper aims to examine some of the knowledge gained recently from Grain & Graze activities and look at the current issues and future direction that these crops may take - not only within the crop rotation but also the farming system.. In a year such as 2011 summer rains were generally well in excess of crop requirements and our results show little difference in soil moisture levels following summer crops... A recent survey conducted by the author of approx 20 growers and agronomists in south western Victoria, who had been active with alternate break crops over a number of years, highlighted that there are three principle areas of consideration that help determine the appropriate break crop for a given situation..
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Glyphosate-resistant weed population found on roadside.. Rotations using broadleaved crops assist grass management.. Managing glyphosate-resistant summer grasses..
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