CROPPING

Early deep ripping and crop responses

Research in Western Australia is finding deep ripping to 50-70 centimetres can lift wheat, canola and lupin yields by helping to alleviate subsoil compaction. But timing this strategic tillage operation can be problematic.

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Early deep ripping and crop responses

Optimal results on a range of deep sands, sandy loam, duplex and some clay soils typically occur when ripping is carried out just after opening rains in autumn. At that time, soil is moist enough to allow...

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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: Grouper Bins (July 2024)

This month's Research Report from Kondinin Group looks at a range of Australian-made grouper bins which can make a big difference when it comes to input logistics on the farm.

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Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

Farming Ahead's June Research Report compares two carbon calculators which can be used by grain growers.

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Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors (May 2024)

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Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

Sheds play a vital role in farming, offering shelter and protection for people, machinery, livestock and valuable inputs like chemicals and fertiliser.