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Herbicide hangover troubles crop selection.. Farming in Victoria's Mallee region, Rohan Mott was more than happy with his first crop of Compass barley, which yielded four tonnes per hectare in November from only 125 millimetres of growing-season rainfall... At Turriff East, in north-western Victoria, the Motts are making good use of the family's on-farm storage complex to provide their own segregation while working to direct-market the crop with a malting company and other contacts...
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Technology enthusiasts look for resilience.. Ben Boughton and his father Randall use a three-metre controlled-traffic farming system and say it has helped reduce compaction on their farm, north of Moree, New South Wales... While Ben and his family sowed chickpeas in wide rows in 2014, they proved a profitable investment, because most of the grain was stored on-farm and marketed after harvest to take advantage of upward price movements...
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