Renovating non-wetting sands

AUSTRALIAN Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) western extension agronomist, Peter Newman, is an enthusiastic proponent of renovating non-wetting sands to grow more crop and less weeds.

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Adding clay and burying weed seed can dramatically improve soil.

"There is very solid proof that increasing the clay content in the topsoil, through mouldboard ploughing, spading or Plozza ploughing, improving pH and burying weed seed will have an enormous effect