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Catalogue: Ground Cover
A BCG project examining farm profitability and risk has gone some way to showing growers that it is possible to take control of their farm business and make better business decisions, even when faced with unfavourable climatic conditions... The project had growers take part in workshops that investigated how farm profitability and risk were affected by a range of variables including climate, soil type, enterprise mix (crops/sheep), level of debt, machinery investment and land purchase... The project focused the group's attention on the worst-case scenario, with the understanding that under the best-case scenario the business would do well under any circumstances...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
The recent use in Central Queensland of wide rows to improve yield reliability in sorghum has lead to wider row spacing in wheat... The document discusses the effect of row spacing on wheat yields and farm profitability, including the long-term wheat yield potential for your farm and the relative importance of wheat to profitability compared to other crops... Deciding row spacing for wheat in Central Queensland (PDF, 429.9KB)..
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
The recent use in Central Queensland of wide rows to improve yield reliability in sorghum has lead to wider row spacing in wheat... The document discusses the effect of row spacing on wheat yields and farm profitability, including the long-term wheat yield potential for your farm and the relative importance of wheat to profitability compared to other crops... Deciding row spacing for wheat in Central Queensland (PDF, 429.9KB)..
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
The recent use in Central Queensland of wide rows to improve yield reliability in sorghum has lead to wider row spacing in wheat... The document discusses the effect of row spacing on wheat yields and farm profitability, including the long-term wheat yield potential for your farm and the relative importance of wheat to profitability compared to other crops... Deciding row spacing for wheat in Central Queensland (PDF, 429.9KB)..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Twin-sowing of pasture and cereal crops can boost profits by up to 24 per cent in mixed farming enterprises, according to new research supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... "Twin-sowing lowers the costs of establishing legume pastures without interfering with crop sowing," Prof Kingwell says... Prof Kingwell said the main findings were that twin-sowing boosts whole-farm profit while decreasing the area of farm optimally devoted to pasture...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Twin-sowing of pasture and cereal crops can boost profits by up to 24 per cent in mixed farming enterprises, according to new research supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... "Twin-sowing lowers the costs of establishing legume pastures without interfering with crop sowing," Prof Kingwell says... Prof Kingwell said the main findings were that twin-sowing boosts whole-farm profit while decreasing the area of farm optimally devoted to pasture...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
We assessed the impact of current fertiliser management strategies on soil fertility and suggested changes to the nutrient mix (more K and less phosphorus - P)... Whole farm economic analysis has allowed quantification of the benefits of changed fertiliser and tillage practices assessed in on-farm monitoring and trials... More recent research is being carried out in Project DAQ00129 - Improving the integration of legumes in grain and sugarcane farming systems in southern Queensland...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Agripath director Simon Fritsch will discuss soil water management and its impact on farm profitability at the upcoming GRDC Grains Research Updates at Coonabarabran on February 23-24, Walgett on February 25 and Goondiwindi on March 1-2... Data presented by Mr Fritsch showed the top performing farms in the northern grains region achieved almost twice the profit of average farmers in the Agripath datasets over two or three years... Mr Fritsch said the top performers had superior crop sequences which made the best use of rainfall, the soil's ability to store moisture and crop choice to achieve high gross margins in their farming environment...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Economic understanding will be a key theme at a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Farm Business Update at Dalby in September, with experts to delve into how the agricultural sector can best plan for future profitability... The Update is part of the GRDC's three year commitment to growers to fund a series of farm business updates annually in locations across New South Wales and Queensland... The Update will be held at Dalby High School, Bunya Campus, on Thursday September 3 from 9:00am to 4:30pm. Opening speaker and nationally renowned economist Saul Eslake will address the audience on global factors affecting the Australian agricultural sector and national economies, looking specifically at planning for interest changes...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Economic understanding will be a key theme at a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Farm Business Update at Dubbo later this month, with experts to delve into how the agricultural sector can best plan for future profitability... The Update is part of the GRDC's three year commitment to growers to fund a series of farm business updates annually in locations across New South Wales and Queensland... The Update is being held on Monday August 31 at the Taronga Western Plains Zoo from 9am to 4:30pm. Opening speaker and nationally renowned economist Saul Eslake will address the audience on global factors affecting the Australian agricultural sector and national economies, looking specifically at planning for interest changes...
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