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Study reveals the challenges of carbon in farming

A RESEARCH project in eastern Australia has demonstrated the complexities of measuring and validating changes to soil organic carbon in farming systems.

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 Dr Cassandra Schefe talked soil carbon, pH and carbon trading at a recent soil pit event. Picture courtesy Riverine Plains.

Dr Cassandra Schefe talked soil carbon, pH and carbon trading at a recent soil pit event. Picture courtesy Riverine Plains.

With many local farmers interested in the potential for carbon farming, farming systems group Riverine Plains recently completed the region-first project which looked into the viability and practicality...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Grouper Bins (July 2024)

This month's Research Report from Kondinin Group looks at a range of Australian-made grouper bins which can make a big difference when it comes to input logistics on the farm.

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Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

Farming Ahead's June Research Report compares two carbon calculators which can be used by grain growers.

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Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors (May 2024)

Kondinin Group has rounded up some real broadacre muscle in this Research Report - looking at 447kW (600hp)-plus tractors.

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Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

Sheds play a vital role in farming, offering shelter and protection for people, machinery, livestock and valuable inputs like chemicals and fertiliser.