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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
For people in the Eastern, Central andSouthern Wheatbelt this has been the second year in a row where there will be substantial losses accumulated and in many cases they will exceed a million dollars... Normally if you expended $1,000,000 it would probably be on buying more farmland and there would be some increase in production capacity or profitability; this is not the case from the results of 2010... Recorded at GRDC Updates, Western Region, Perth WA February 23-24, 2011, Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Dr Bell says several studies have shown a response to magnesium and/or sodium supplement in sheep grazing forage wheat, but the response in cattle has previously received little validation... One paddock was supplemented with a mix of Causmag (MgO):Salt (NaCl) and cracked grain at an allowance of 140 grams/head/day... Dr Bell says growers should provide stock with a mixture of 1:1 Causmag (MgO):Salt (NaCl) at an allowance of 20 grams/head/day for sheep and 140g/head/day for cattle...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Mice make a meal of researchers' breeding material By Dr Gio Braidotti A mice population boom has wiped out experimental breeding lines at a Victorian research station run by the Department of Primary Industries... They are in the offices Sale of Mouseoff has increased in the region, with one Horsham retailer providing enough for 25,000 hectares, as farmers start baiting their paddocks in conjunction with efforts by agronomists to get a fix on mice numbers... Favourable seasonal conditions meant plants stayed green over summer and, as a result, we have these pests now," Dr Marcroft says. "..
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
According to satellite images, over 100,000 ha of land was inundated from the Condamine River due to flooding in early 2011... Contour banks were poorly maintained due to years of drought conditions... Contours running down a hill generally spread the flow of water and reduce flow rates, though with the intensity of the flooding this year, this was not always the case...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
According to satellite images, over 100,000 ha of land was inundated from the Condamine River due to flooding in early 2011... Contour banks were poorly maintained due to years of drought conditions... Contours running down a hill generally spread the flow of water and reduce flow rates, though with the intensity of the flooding this year, this was not always the case...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
According to satellite images, over 100,000 ha of land was inundated from the Condamine River due to flooding in early 2011... Contour banks were poorly maintained due to years of drought conditions... Contours running down a hill generally spread the flow of water and reduce flow rates, though with the intensity of the flooding this year, this was not always the case...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Six more years of herbicide use should have increased the frequency in the northern region by promoting resistant individuals... There are populations of wild oats that have resistance to all three modes of actions with selective post-emergence activity... The most common practice is to use a Group A herbicide followed by an application of paraquat...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
The spray drift reducing technology is readily available and in some cases can be as simple as updating the nozzles on your spray rig... The Grains Research and Development Corporation's Ground Cover TV spoke to grain growers who have invested in some of the latest spray technology to get their thoughts on how it helps spray drift management... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The increasing use of herbicides over many years has resulted in the development of herbicide resistant weeds... There is a need to review laboratory testing to ensure standard procedures are followed and that an adequate number of seed is being tested... The results suggest that more reliance should be placed on paddock testing the year ahead of critical herbicide decisions...
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