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94 Average percentage of crop area where plant-available water was assessed through the crop period in 2011 (map) ........................................................................................................................................ TABLE 72 Average percentage of crop area where plant-available water was assessed at planting.. FIGURE 116 Average percentage of crop area where plantavailable water was assessed through the crop period in 2011..
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Roxanne is currently completing her second year at the Denmark college, and Kondinin Group general manager Stephanie Shepherdson said Roxanne was worthy of the award, which was sponsored by GRDC... "My passion for animal production systems has led to my considerations of studying animal science at Murdoch University in 2015 I also find Curtin's Agribusiness course appealing as I enjoy the profit both plant and animal science can have within Australia's agriculture economy," Roxanne said... "Winning the award does not stand merely as a sense of personal achievement and accomplishment, but it is a source of great encouragement and improved wellbeing for the entire agricultural community," Roxanne said...
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Overall, barley diseases have the potential to cause very significant costs for farmers... Incidence is 30 per_cent frequency in 30 per_cent of the area, so that the average incidence of the disease affecting the crop is 9 per_cent... Overall, breeding contributes more than 25 per cent of the control for 14 diseases, cultural methods for 32 diseases, and pesticides for six barley diseases...
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Family power drives season 2015.. New babies and conference travel on top of the usual farming operations have meant a busy start to autumn for this year's growers... With parents Jeff and Tina , uncle and aunt Brent and Jan , cousin Adam and his wife Karina , they crop wheat, barley, canola, lupins and wheaten hay...
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Family power drives season 2015.. New babies and conference travel on top of the usual farming operations have meant a busy start to autumn for this year's growers... With parents Jeff and Tina , uncle and aunt Brent and Jan , cousin Adam and his wife Karina , they crop wheat, barley, canola, lupins and wheaten hay...
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Sunflowers build a little profit bridge over the summer.. The Zwars took advantage of 100 millimetres of rain in early November and sowed a mix of millet, sunflowers and cowpea on 80ha of hay stubble in a paddock prone to waterlogging... Russell would like to see further research into the role of cover crops in southern farming systems: "It's hard to put a number on what the benefit is from the diversity in our system - I'd be interested to see how the numbers stack up over a 10-year period...
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Sunflowers build a little profit bridge over the summer.. The Zwars took advantage of 100 millimetres of rain in early November and sowed a mix of millet, sunflowers and cowpea on 80ha of hay stubble in a paddock prone to waterlogging... Russell would like to see further research into the role of cover crops in southern farming systems: "It's hard to put a number on what the benefit is from the diversity in our system - I'd be interested to see how the numbers stack up over a 10-year period...
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" Over the Fence: Grazing crops: reaping big rewards and returns - Dec 2011 30 August 2012 Condingup grower Andrew Fowler has boosted net profits by $500,000 per year by implementing a crop-grazing strategy into his family operation... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Pulse Breeding Australia (PBA) will host its inaugural pulse conference in Adelaide (South Australia) in October... The conference, themed "Expanding Horizons", will build on existing collaboration across five temperate pulse crops, while providing an opportunity for the pulse industry - from growers to agronomists, marketers and researchers - to seek innovative solutions to developing better varieties for Australian growers... Caption: Expanding Australian pulse production to more than 15 per cent of the nation's total cropping area will be the thrust of a first-of-its-kind pulse industry conference later this year...
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Testing cuts yellow spot costs.. The grains industry could be spared more than $100 million a year in costs from yellow (or tan) spot disease through new GRDC-supported research... Keep browsing..
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