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Controlled traffic farming (CTF) can increase the average profit from cropped areas on a large-scale Western Australian farm by more than $47 per hectare, crop farm simulation modelling has shown... The results, included in a new Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Controlled Traffic Farming fact sheet, were based on crops yielding 1.2 tonne per hectare on a typical farm in the State's western central grainbelt in 2012... Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) researcher Paul Blackwell said the research, funded by Caring for Our Country, showed that about three-quarters of the profit gained came from improved yield and grain quality...
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Related research undertaken by WANTFA examined the economic performance of several conservation farming strategies... As a result of research conducted in this project and related research managed by WANTFA, growers can adopt more sustainable farming strategies based on better knowledge of the impacts on the resource base... The specific aim of this research project was to collaborate with WANTFA staff to quantify the water balance impacts of the inclusion of cover crops and higher levels of residue retention...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Controlled traffic farming (CTF) can increase the average profit from cropped areas on a large-scale Western Australian farm by more than $47 per hectare, crop farm simulation modelling has shown... The results, included in a new Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Controlled Traffic Farming fact sheet, were based on crops yielding 1.2 tonne per hectare on a typical farm in the State's western central grainbelt in 2012... Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) researcher Paul Blackwell said the research, funded by Caring for Our Country, showed that about three-quarters of the profit gained came from improved yield and grain quality...
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