Low-cost tool boost germination chances

Seed vigour testing provides a useful and low-cost tool for producers to determine which seed to retain

Agronomy

01 NOV 1997

Reduce trash by careful management

Trash (extraneous matter in paddy) could cost the Australian rice industry more than $7 million this

Agronomy

01 NOV 1997

Management tailored to predict yields

Developing a better understanding and awareness of his soil is one of th egreatest benefits of the APSIM

Agronomy

01 NOV 1997

Seed coating breakthrough

When to sow has always been a decision involving an element of risk.

Agronomy

01 NOV 1997

Computer simulator supports decisions

A new computer program is helping farmers and their advisers explore the effects of a range of management

Agronomy

01 NOV 1997

Cropfacts paddock recording program

The Cropfacts software program aims to provide farmers with an easy-to-use method for recording crop

Agronomy

01 OCT 1997

How genetic engineering will benefit growers

Technology has revoluitionised the way food and fibres are produced in the world, with each advance solving

Agronomy

01 OCT 1997

Tiny organisms have big effect on crops

Taking time to understand the activities of organisms in the soil can significantly improve the likelihood

Agronomy

01 OCT 1997

Harvest front care reaps cash benefits

Kondinin Group research has shown farmers could save upt to $175 per hectare by taking time to set up

Agronomy

01 OCT 1997

Trials show varied potential for growth

Whether Austrlaia can profit from the commercial cultivation of Indian hemp is a question which has been

Agronomy

01 OCT 1997

Parasitic flies to reduce snail contamination

Parasitic flies may offer a solution to the serious pest problem posed by introduced white and conical

Agronomy

01 SEP 1997

Non-selectives improve pasture composition

Non-selective herbicides used for spray-topping and winter cleaning have emerged as a powerful weapon

Agronomy

01 SEP 1997

Careful drying ans storage avoids penalties

High quality maize grain fro grit production can attract price premiums in domestic and export markets.

Agronomy

01 SEP 1997

Field tests isolate water repellent soils

Water repellence is strongly influenced by past management and land use history.

Agronomy

01 SEP 1997

Mungbean crops merit a second look

Australia is a small but growing supplier of mungbeans to the world market, with the potential to expant

Agronomy

01 SEP 1997

Grain oats prove a poor break crop

The effectiveness of using grain oats as a break crop for wheat has been questioned following the results

Agronomy

01 AUG 1997

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