Correct sampling gives better results

Correct timing and techniques are the first steps to ensuring accurate soil test results.

Agronomy

01 FEB 1999

Turning up the heat on problem plants

Thermal weed control offers a viable form of weed control which reduces the use of chemicals and can

Agronomy

01 FEB 1999

Price transparency will level the field

Better price transparency is needed in the Australian grains industry to put growers on a level playing

Agronomy

01 FEB 1999

Wheat mops up water after rice

Double cropping wheat after rice may lower watertables significantly and improve the sustainability of

Agronomy

01 FEB 1999

Increasing grain protein levels for export

One of the world's most readily saleable wheats is now being produced in wider regions in Australia,

Agronomy

01 FEB 1999

Careful nitrogen selection lowers cropping costs

Sourcing nitrogen from pastures in the croping rotation could save producers up to 70 cents per kilogram

Agronomy

01 JAN 1999

Perennials prevent rising watertables

Perennial pastures such as lucerne and phalaris are proving their worth in the job of lowering watertables

Agronomy

01 JAN 1999

Choosing wheat to meet market demands

The first and most important marketing decision wheat growers make is which varieties will go in the

Agronomy

01 JAN 1999

Partnership allows growers to price crops

The Australian grains industry is on the threshold of new pricing innovaitons designed to help secure

Agronomy

01 JAN 1999

Time to secure food and fibre future

Increasing urbanisation has meant the vast majority of young Australians have little or no direct contact

Agronomy

01 DEC 1998

Take opportunities and make an impact

For more than 40 years the Kondinin Group has been working to improve the business of farming by providing

Agronomy

01 DEC 1998

Quality assurance moves closer

Quality assurance programmes are starting to move into the grains industry as buyers increase their demand

Agronomy

01 NOV 1998

Soil-bound phosphorus breaks freed

Recent research by CSIRO Plant Industry could lead to a multi-million dollar bonanza of released phosphrus

Agronomy

01 NOV 1998

Soil corers dig deep for nutrient checks

Soil core samples can reveal a lot about the soil so it is worth knowing how to construct an effective

Agronomy

01 NOV 1998

Planning the key to effective fumigation

Using effective methods of disinfesting farm-stored grain could yield substantial benefits for growers

Agronomy

01 OCT 1998

Harvest care reaps a weed-free crop

Farmers looking to save seed for planting next season can take some straight-forward steps to keep grain

Agronomy

01 OCT 1998

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