Using novel approaches to keep up with climate

TECHNOLOGICAL changes have enabled yields to be maintained and often increased in the WA wheatbelt over the past century despite changing rainfall patterns and diminishing rainfall.

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Break crops grown in WA have changed over time but wheat remains overly dominant. Image: Andrew Fletcher

CSIRO farming systems researcher Dr Andrew Fletcher is leading a GRDC-funded project investigating novel agronomic approaches to making farming systems continue to work well in the future.