Careful selection of NIR instruments

Australian grain producers can seriously consider taking the idea of assessing and blending grain to

Agronomy

01 MAY 1997

Questions raised about retained stubble

Stubble retention is widely recognised for its benefits in reducing erosion and improving the soil but

Agronomy

01 MAY 1997

Putting the back paddock on trial

Setting up individual trial plots could help increase profits and decrese input costs on every part of

Agronomy

01 MAY 1997

Environment impacts on herbicide rates

The herbicide rate needed to kill a weed can double between one day and the next and change by more than

Agronomy

01 MAY 1997

Genetic engineering adds to crop quality

Genetic engineering has been used to successfuly modify more than 40 diffferent crops during the post

Agronomy

01 APR 1997

Selecting a reliable seeding machine

Deep banding or deep cultivating with wide row spacings consistently produced higher lupin yields in

Agronomy

01 APR 1997

Yetter device designed to clear the way for sowing.

The Yetter stubble handling equipment is used during seeding to clear stubble out of the path of following

Agronomy

01 APR 1997

Straight tines improve stubble flow

Stubble is leass likely to build up and remain caught on tines if conditions allow the material to rotate

Agronomy

01 APR 1997

Many options to reduce weed numbers

As the battle to manage herbicide resistance continues there are several options available to reduce

Agronomy

01 APR 1997

Careful point selection cuts toxicity problems

Farmers can reduce fertiliser toxicity problems and improve crop yields by selecting the right point

Agronomy

01 APR 1997

Plant competition

A Grains Research and Development Corporation supported project on weed control is showing encouraging

Agronomy

01 APR 1997

What's new in crop protection for 1997

Chemical manufacturers are responding to grower needs to reduce drum disposal problems.

Agronomy

01 MAR 1997

Legumes reduce earth mite infestations

Various crops including lupins, chickpeas and lentils can rduce redlegged earth mite populations if used

Agronomy

01 MAR 1997

Itemised statements provide seed details

Checking the labels on canola seed bags can provide detailed information on the content and quality of

Agronomy

01 MAR 1997

Varieties offer wide choice of new season

The introduction of canola into crop rotations has had a major impact on disease and yields over the

Agronomy

01 MAR 1997

Tackling weeds in enginnered crops

New plant breeding methods are producing crops with increased tolerance to herbicides, insects, disease

Agronomy

01 MAR 1997

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