Herbicide resistance prompts future concerns

Increasing numbers of herbicide resisitant weeds are forcing producers to consider what control options

Agronomy

01 OCT 1996

Simple steps can stop pea erosion

Choppers and blowers on harvesters can help prevent soil erosion in pea paddocks by leaving a covering

Agronomy

01 OCT 1996

Many factors affect crop performance

Yield monitoring systems fitted to harvesting equipment could offer major advantages to grain producers

Agronomy

01 OCT 1996

Acidity levels critical in take-all attacks

Take-all infestations in wheat decreased, regardless of the previous crop or pasture in the rotation,

Agronomy

01 OCT 1996

Rice opens new frontier on station

North of Hillston in the far west of New South Wales, Dennis and Paul Gleeson have pioneered rice in

Agronomy

01 OCT 1996

Acidity levels critical in take-all attacks

Take-all infestations in wheat decreased, regardless of the previous crop or pasture in the rotation,

Agronomy

01 OCT 1996

Returns from peanuts far from meagre

The humble peanut, often portrayed as a menial foodstuff for zoo inmates, or a paste American children

Agronomy

01 OCT 1996

Aphids can wreak havoc on lupin crops

Awell established lupin crop stands the greatest chance of surviving aphid infestations.

Agronomy

01 SEP 1996

Swathing canola offers greater success

One of the best ways to maximise canola profits is to swath the crop according to research carried out

Agronomy

01 SEP 1996

Lifting organic levels improves soil health

The maintenance of soil health goes beyond stablishing steady levels of soil organic matter.

Agronomy

01 SEP 1996

Management helps overcome seasonal variations

Acomplete programme of soil and crop management practices is crucial to successful lupin production.

Agronomy

01 SEP 1996

Effective innoculation key to better management

The effective inoculation of legumes, particularly in nitrogen-deficient soils, can provide farmers with

Agronomy

01 SEP 1996

Crop topping controls annual ryegrass

Crop topping with paraquat or glyphosate is an effective strategy for controlling ryegrass seed set in

Agronomy

01 SEP 1996

Keeping a finger on your paddock's pulse

Successful pulse harvesting depends on a combination of factors that need to be addressed at both ends

Agronomy

01 SEP 1996

Maize takes over from winter crops

Maize can provide a cropping option for farmers affected by untimely rain during the harvesting of winter

Agronomy

01 SEP 1996

Manganese deficiency reduces lupin yields

Manganese deficiency of narrow-leafed lupins (lupinus angustifolius) can greatly reduce yields.

Agronomy

01 AUG 1996