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Return on brown manure crop equal to continuous cropping Data collected from 2009 to 2011 suggests a crop production system comprising a rotation of brown manure field peas, canola and wheat, can be as profitable as continuous cropping... Rob Patterson, of Rural Management Strategies, Cootamundra, NSW, shared these findings at last week's Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Adviser Update held at Narrandera, NSW. "A crop sequence of brown manure field peas followed by canola and two wheat crops can be as profitable at current commodity prices as continuous cropping, or mixed farming involving cropping and Merino sheep," Mr Patterson said... "A crop production system involving brown manure field peas has less production and financial risk compared to continuous cropping, due to lower input and operating costs."..
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Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus can be a threat in all environments, and it is recommended that seed be treated with imidicloprid, or crops closely monitored for aphid infestation and sprayed ... In the circumstances using fertilisers that have a higher sulphur content, like MES 10 or Airseeder Superfect, can be beneficial... A fast track project was initiated to demonstrate and evaluate a range of management strategies that Twelve farms were surveyed across the western districts of southern Victoria that were considered suitable as potential trial sites based on grower and adviser recommendations...
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Supported by GRDC Grains Research Update for Growers sponsored by.. Having the N isolated from losses due to ammonification, denitrification and leaching means that if the crop really needs the N, it can access it 2014 Lake B o l a c GRDC Grai n s R e s e a rc h U p d a t e f o r G ro w e r s 38 with minimal loss... A fast track project was initiated to demonstrate and evaluate a range of management strategies that Twelve farms were surveyed across the western districts of southern Victoria that were considered suitable as potential trial sites based on grower and adviser recommendations...
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Viability of unmanned continuous cropping and use of machinery to address labour constraints.. I believe that using GM varieties with non-selective chemical traits, growers would be able to have continuous cropping as an achievable option, instead of being pressured into a pasture phase, hay production or buying expensive equipment for trash collection when harvesting or shielded sprayers and wider sowing rows... Conclusion I believe Australia has a great future in growing wheat and continues to need a rotation of some description (e.g. crops or pasture phase) to maximise wheat quality and yields...
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" Over the Fence: Gunnedah growers double production - 2011 09 August 2012.. A move from the traditional northern NSW wheat/sorghum rotation to continuous cropping has allowed Gunnedah grower Richard Heath, "Pine Cliff" to effectively double grain production without significantly increasing cropping area... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Return on brown manure crop equal to continuous cropping Data collected from 2009 to 2011 suggests a crop production system comprising a rotation of brown manure field peas, canola and wheat, can be as profitable as continuous cropping... Rob Patterson, of Rural Management Strategies, Cootamundra, NSW, shared these findings at last week's Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Adviser Update held at Narrandera, NSW. "A crop sequence of brown manure field peas followed by canola and two wheat crops can be as profitable at current commodity prices as continuous cropping, or mixed farming involving cropping and Merino sheep," Mr Patterson said... "A crop production system involving brown manure field peas has less production and financial risk compared to continuous cropping, due to lower input and operating costs."..
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With the advent of industrial revolution and increasing population, increasing areas of land were cleared for farming using mechanical power, fossil fuel, increasing livestock numbers and synthetic fertilisers, contributing to rapid increase in emissions of CO2 from 280 ppm to >385ppm, CH4 from 715ppb to 1775ppb and N2O from 270ppb to 325ppb by 2007... We have found that land use change from cropping to permanent pasture increases soil C for up to 35 years and may eventually attain C values similar to the soil under native vegetation or even higher if nutrient limitation is also removed (such as N and/or P, Zn, S)... Biochar C persists in soil much longer than the crop residue C, and it may have a place in sandy soils for increasing cation exchange capacity to retain fertiliser nutrients but the net energy use requires further analysis...
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Gross margins achieved on-farm for wheat in 2011 may have been lower than shown in Table 2... The gross margin calculations depicted in Figure 5 assumed that canola yielded 50 % of wheat at that site in that year... In comparing while many farm decisions are made intuitive versus logical analytical under the influence of a DSS which provide learning reasoning he suggests the either/or approach to on a topic, they are not necessarily used every time the dichotomies is destructive and goes on to say a decision is made...
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A crop production system involving brown manure legumes, can be as profitable as continuous cropping, but even if slightly less profitable, has considerably less production and financial risk due to lower input and operating costs... The annual trading results measured by EBIT (Earnings before Interest and Tax) and three key financial ratios are shown in Table 3... Actual farm data from recent years, suggests that a crop production system comprising brown manure legumes, canola, wheat and barley, can be as profitable as continuous cropping, but with less production and financial risk...
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