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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Mark Stanley comes from a mixed farming background and has had extensive experience in field crops development and extension and more recently in natural resources management within the State and Commonwealth Governments and with industry... Mark currently operates his own project management business, Regional Connections, on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula... Mark encourages growers in his region and beyond to make contact with him or one of the Regional Cropping Solutions Network members on the EP, should they have an issue they wish to raise with the GRDC...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Mark Stanley comes from a mixed farming background and has had extensive experience in field crops development and extension and more recently in natural resources management within the State and Commonwealth Governments and with industry... Mark currently operates his own project management business, Regional Connections, on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula... Mark encourages growers in his region and beyond to make contact with him or one of the Regional Cropping Solutions Network members on the EP, should they have an issue they wish to raise with the GRDC...
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Catalogue: Online Farm Trials
Preliminary results showed the level of nitrous oxide emissions did not increase over the 2013 winter as a result of near capacity soil water contents coupled with increased nitrate nitrogen levels resulting from seeding and in-crop nitrogen applications on the canola compared with a pulse crop and legume pasture... Available water capacity computed for each of the specified depth increments.. Depth is inclusive of all regolith...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Growers Luke (left) and Greg Moroney have trialled incorporation of organic matter on their property at Brimpton Lake on the Eyre Peninsula, SA... "David Davenport and Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) have been doing trials on part of our property looking at methods of improving sandy soils and the results from organic matter incorporation were so good we decided to give it a go," Luke says... "The trials were using a high rate of 10t/ha of lucerne hay, which was giving great results but would be very expensive on a farm-scale, so we have tested a reduced rate of 5t/ha clover hay spaded to 300mm depth."..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Previous trials and demonstrations funded through the Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) and Caring for Our Country have shown large increases in production are possible results have been variable and somewhat unpredictable. '.. The document provides a summary of areas of potential opportunity and also a brief description of the most likely and most beneficial outcomes... While a review of claying trials in South Australia showed an average yield increase of 70 per cent, individual results ranged from 0 to 100 per cent...
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