Inversion tillage a possible yield booster

INVERSION tillage using a spader has the potential to boost grain yield potential on water repellent soils by providing better access to soil potassium, according to research by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD).

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Research has shown potential benefits from soil inversion by spading. Image courtesy Farmax.

The Western Australian research was profiled at the recent Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Grains Research Updates.