Growers urged to be proactive on crop disease risks

Growers urged to be proactive on crop disease risks

Grain growers are being asked to think about disease risks in crops prior to sowing.

Soils

03 FEB 2021
Action needed to protect paddocks from wind erosion

Action needed to protect paddocks from wind erosion

Dry and windy conditions can make grain growing land susceptible to wind erosion.

Soils

22 JAN 2021
CSIRO updates carbon tool

CSIRO updates carbon tool

CSIRO has updated its LOOC-C farm carbon assessment tool.

Soils

09 DEC 2020
Soil research backed by peak grain body

Soil research backed by peak grain body

The GRDC is backing new research on calcareous soils.

Soils

23 SEP 2020
Micro-nutrient cropping trial under way using recycled batteries

Micro-nutrient cropping trial under way using recycled batteries

Zinc and manganese from recycled batteries are being used in a cropping trial in WA.

Soils

07 SEP 2020
Free guide to help with soil skills

Free guide to help with soil skills

A new guide to soil science in WA is free to download.

Soils

17 JUL 2020
One-stop soil data shop in development

One-stop soil data shop in development

Industry is looking at developing a comprehensive soil database.

Soils

11 MAY 2020
Dung beetle project flies with success

Dung beetle project flies with success

Dung beetle populations have received a big boost.

Soils

01 MAY 2020
iLime app aids farm input efficiency

iLime app aids farm input efficiency

A new app can help farmers better manage lime applications.

Soils

06 SEP 2019
On-the-go could be the go

On-the-go could be the go

How to get the best data from your paddocks.

Soils

02 SEP 2019
Re-engineering soils for better performance

Re-engineering soils for better performance

A project in WA is looking at ways of improving crop yields by re-engineering soils.

Soils

19 JUN 2019
UWA to put potash to the test

UWA to put potash to the test

Glasshouse soil test to track sulphate of potash effects on wheat and canola.

Soils

01 MAY 2019
Tips and tools for planning management of soil constraints

Tips and tools for planning management of soil constraints

Research on the most common constraints of WA soils.

Soils

17 APR 2019
Research progresses Deep P story

Research progresses Deep P story

Helping experts develop diagnostic indicators to use starter and deep P fertilisers.

Soils

03 APR 2019
WA farms found to have excess phosphorus

WA farms found to have excess phosphorus

Soil testing by DPIRD has helped hundreds of farmers increase their productivity

Soils

29 MAR 2019
Farmers dig in for free soil tests

Farmers dig in for free soil tests

The offer a free soil testing saw farmers around Australia jump on the opportunity in large numbers.

Soils

27 MAR 2019

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