Controlled consultation may help compaction

GRAIN growers considering expensive machinery investments to overcome soil compaction have been reminded to consult the Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) Calculator to help make informed decisions.

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DPIRD development officer Bindi Isbister has urged WA growers and consultants to use the CTF Calculator to guide machinery investments to overcome soil compaction. Picture courtesy DPIRD.

CTF - the use of in-line wheel tracks - is increasingly being adopted across the grainbelt to minimise the impact of soil compaction on crop yields.