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Catalogue: GRDC 2014 Research Summaries
Dual-purpose cereal crops are an integral part of the mixed farming system in New South Wales... Whilst the recent industry focused grazing programs has been on optimising grazing management, only limited work has been undertaken on species and cultivar differences and understanding what these differences have on DM and livestock performances in mixed farming systems... Studies by NSW DPI have shown that selecting the right species and cultivar can significantly increase overall production of grazing crops in a mixed farming system, with differences between species potentially adding 750kg DM/ha and between cultivar within species choice 780kg DM/ha...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
" Developing agronomic solutions to improve barley yield and grain quality in the GRDC northern region.. Production has varied from 0.5 million tonnes to 0.8 million tonnes with 30% of this production meeting malt specifications, predominantly domestic malt, while 70% is used as feed in a range of intensive and extensive livestock industries... There is also increasing interest in mixed farming areas in dual purpose cereal crops and the production of silage.....
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