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

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

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

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

Management helps overcome seasonal variations

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

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

Lifting organic levels improves soil health

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

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

Aphids can wreak havoc on lupin crops

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

Agronomy

01 SEP 1996

Genetically engineered cotton heralds a new era

A new era in food and fibre prodcution will start in Australia this year with the first commercial plantings

Agronomy

01 AUG 1996

Manganese deficiency reduces lupin yields

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

Agronomy

01 AUG 1996

Monitoring and breeding brings success

While stubble retention is becoming increasingly popular, it is providing headaches for farmers trying

Agronomy

01 JUL 1996

Integrated approach helps control ryegrass

Herbicide resistance in ryegrass has forced some farmers to abandon the previously profitable lupin-wheat

Agronomy

01 JUL 1996

Trials give alternative options credit

There has been an increasing amount of interest in and acceptance of organic and biodynamic farming practices

Agronomy

01 JUL 1996

Super crops become a back paddock reality

Genetic engineering is a rapid way of modifying plants and animals which could revolutionise the way

Agronomy

01 JUL 1996

Frost damage in wheat crops can be managed

A clear understanding of how frost damages wheat crops can help grain growers take steps to avoid major

Agronomy

01 JUN 1996