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Canola - how deep can you go?

When sowing canola ahead of the autumn break, it's tempting to sow deep to chase soil moisture, but how deep can you go before you start affecting germination? This is the question Yuna Farm Improvement Group members wanted to answer for themselves, so they ran a trial to find out.

Jill Griffiths
Canola - how deep can you go?

Yuna Farm Improvement Group (YFIG) is a small group of enthusiastic farmers based around Yuna, about 70 km north-east of Geraldton in Western Australia's Northern Agricultural Region.  Local farmer...

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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: 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)

Kondinin Group has rounded up some real broadacre muscle in this Research Report - looking at 447kW (600hp)-plus tractors.

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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.

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Research Report: Self-Propelled Sprayers (March 2024)

In this month’s Research Report, the Kondinin Group research team of Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli present the results of the latest round of self-propelled sprayer testing. The team traversed several states to round up six of the latest sprayers, which can cost upwards of $1 million each.