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Large infestation of feathertop Rhodes grass in southern Western Australia where it is spreading with summer rains.. "We have now confirmed that two populations from cropping land in New South Wales and Queensland and two from roadsides in South Australia are not controlled with glyphosate at the seedling stage and are classified as resistant," said Dr Chris Preston, chair of the Australian Glyphosate Sustainability Working Group (AGSWG)... Whilst the weed is not listed on any glyphosate herbicide labels, glyphosate has been widely used in Queensland and northern NSW to control seedlings...
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Large infestation of feathertop Rhodes grass in southern Western Australia where it is spreading with summer rains.. "We have now confirmed that two populations from cropping land in New South Wales and Queensland and two from roadsides in South Australia are not controlled with glyphosate at the seedling stage and are classified as resistant," said Dr Chris Preston, chair of the Australian Glyphosate Sustainability Working Group (AGSWG)... Whilst the weed is not listed on any glyphosate herbicide labels, glyphosate has been widely used in Queensland and northern NSW to control seedlings...
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A farm lease is a contract between a tenant, also known as the lessee, and a landlord, also known as the lessor, allowing rental of land for an agreed price for a fixed term... The general principle of a farm lease is that the landlord foregoes the opportunity to utilise the land resource in return for a fixed or guaranteed rental payment from the tenant... The tenant is usually responsible for general repairs and maintenance of fixed assets, the provision of the livestock and machinery assets if required, as well as provision of labour and payment of the operational costs incurred in generating a return...
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Front screen from CSIRO Publishing web site "GRASSY WOODLANDS are under severe pressure from agricultural development in eastern Australia, but the related problems of land degradation and species decline have been most noticeable in the cropping lands of south-east Australia," says CSIRO ecologist Sue McIntyre... A new book published by CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Managing and Conserving Grassy Woodlands , and edited by Dr McIntyre, presents property owners with a set of principles designed to ensure farming in those areas is environmentally sustainable... The principles discussed in the book are based on studies of the relatively harmonious relationship between commercial grazing concerns and native ecosystems that has existed in south-east Queensland for more than a century...
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Front screen from CSIRO Publishing web site "GRASSY WOODLANDS are under severe pressure from agricultural development in eastern Australia, but the related problems of land degradation and species decline have been most noticeable in the cropping lands of south-east Australia," says CSIRO ecologist Sue McIntyre... A new book published by CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Managing and Conserving Grassy Woodlands , and edited by Dr McIntyre, presents property owners with a set of principles designed to ensure farming in those areas is environmentally sustainable... The principles discussed in the book are based on studies of the relatively harmonious relationship between commercial grazing concerns and native ecosystems that has existed in south-east Queensland for more than a century...
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Front screen from CSIRO Publishing web site "GRASSY WOODLANDS are under severe pressure from agricultural development in eastern Australia, but the related problems of land degradation and species decline have been most noticeable in the cropping lands of south-east Australia," says CSIRO ecologist Sue McIntyre... A new book published by CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Managing and Conserving Grassy Woodlands , and edited by Dr McIntyre, presents property owners with a set of principles designed to ensure farming in those areas is environmentally sustainable... The principles discussed in the book are based on studies of the relatively harmonious relationship between commercial grazing concerns and native ecosystems that has existed in south-east Queensland for more than a century...
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" Over the Fence: Climate champion bounces back from floods - Sept 2011 09 August 2012 Having bounced back quickly after more than two metres of flood water inundated his cropping land over summer, it is only fitting that Central Queensland farmer Colin Dunne is now championing better production techniques to cope with the vagaries of the weather... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Mr Buss has been cropping in the notoriously difficult climate of central Queensland for close to 30 years and, as with every other graingrower from that region, conversations do not run for long before weather and climate become the central issues... [Photo (left): Ian Buss] Mr Buss had a "reasonable" winter harvest in 2006, despite the crop being hit hard by hail - for the second year in succession, a coincidence unheard of in the region, but then maybe that is 'climate change'... And talking of opportunities, Mr Buss believes the Australian grains industry is looking at a great one right now, perhaps the best outlook in the 30 years he has been involved...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
" Issues -based Communication Northern Region: Nematodes.. Project Code: ECO00004.. The aim of the project is to raise awareness about the risk to crop yield from nematodes, how to identify if your cropping land has nematodes and how to manage nematode infestations to minimise yield losses...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
" Issues -based Communication Northern Region: Nematodes.. Project Code: ECO00004.. The aim of the project is to raise awareness about the risk to crop yield from nematodes, how to identify if your cropping land has nematodes and how to manage nematode infestations to minimise yield losses...
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