CROPPING

Flexible approach key to cropping operation

<p>The inclusion of a brown manure crop in Bruce Thompson's rotation may prove the key to maintaining production, especially in dry years. Pamela Lawson talks to this forward-thinking farmer to discuss this and the other risk management strategies he uses.</p>

Alex Paul
Flexible approach key to cropping operation

  Bruce Thompson, along with his brother and father, has been cropping 4500ha on their family property using a cereal and lucerne rotation for the past 30 years. The property is divided into 200-300ha...

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