CROPPING

Research finds novel ways for use of perennials in cropping systems situated in zones of low rainfall

<p>Perennial plants offer many benefits for livestock production and natural resource management outcomes but their role in cropping-dominated farming systems is not always clear. Research over the past seven years has sought to find novel ways of changing that, writes Jill Griffiths.</p>

Alex Paul
Research finds novel ways for use of perennials in cropping systems situated in zones of low rainfall

  The research, conducted in a project entitled EverCrop began under the auspices of the (now completed) Future Farm Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FFI CRC). It was heavily supported by GRDC,...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Fronting Up

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