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Catalogue: Ground Cover
South Australia's Zwar family has built a productive cropping system founded on soil health, minimal disturbance, ground cover, diverse rotations, timeliness and consistency - ingredients that helped them rebuild after a devastating fire.. South Australian Southern Flinders Ranges grower Russell Zwar stands in a paddock of wheat stubble, overlooking his house and sheds... Other strategies to optimise disc performance included: adding weight to the seeder frame to create more down force to cut through the residue burden; replacing discs every 1200ha to combat abrasive soils; lifting the header front to 400 millimetres to improve disc movement through residue; introducing 19-centimetre row spacing for cereals; and aiming to complete seeding by 20 May (historically seeding could extend to early June) to avoid hair-pinning and achieve optimal disc performance in warm, dry conditions...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
South Australia's Zwar family has built a productive cropping system founded on soil health, minimal disturbance, ground cover, diverse rotations, timeliness and consistency - ingredients that helped them rebuild after a devastating fire.. South Australian Southern Flinders Ranges grower Russell Zwar stands in a paddock of wheat stubble, overlooking his house and sheds... Other strategies to optimise disc performance included: adding weight to the seeder frame to create more down force to cut through the residue burden; replacing discs every 1200ha to combat abrasive soils; lifting the header front to 400 millimetres to improve disc movement through residue; introducing 19-centimetre row spacing for cereals; and aiming to complete seeding by 20 May (historically seeding could extend to early June) to avoid hair-pinning and achieve optimal disc performance in warm, dry conditions...
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