Non-selectives improve pasture composition

Non-selective herbicides used for spray-topping and winter cleaning have emerged as a powerful weapon

Agronomy

01 SEP 1997

Careful drying ans storage avoids penalties

High quality maize grain fro grit production can attract price premiums in domestic and export markets.

Agronomy

01 SEP 1997

Mungbean crops merit a second look

Australia is a small but growing supplier of mungbeans to the world market, with the potential to expant

Agronomy

01 SEP 1997

Grain oats prove a poor break crop

The effectiveness of using grain oats as a break crop for wheat has been questioned following the results

Agronomy

01 AUG 1997

GPS sprays on the straight and narrow

The introduction of differential global positioning systems (DGPS) to agriculture is continuing, with

Agronomy

01 AUG 1997

It pays to check narrow point performance

A well-designed sowing point can greatly improve crop germination, seedling vigour and grain yield by

Agronomy

01 JUL 1997

Herbicides help increase grain protein

Field trials have found some herbicides increased the grain protein of wheat provided there was an adequate

Agronomy

01 JUL 1997

Long-term effort needed for effective grass control

Although understanding of annual ryegrass will help control the wed in crops and allow maximum use of

Agronomy

01 JUN 1997

Soil health leads to top canola yields

The maintenance of adequate soil nutrient levels can provide a valuable tool for increasing canola yield

Agronomy

01 JUN 1997

Quick guide to safe spraying

Always read the chemical's lable, espeically when using a particular chemical for the first time.

Agronomy

01 JUN 1997

Many options to control difficult weeds

Three-horned bedstraw is a major problem in many parts of south-eastern Australia but careful attention

Agronomy

01 JUN 1997

Careful selection of NIR instruments

Australian grain producers can seriously consider taking the idea of assessing and blending grain to

Agronomy

01 MAY 1997

Environment impacts on herbicide rates

The herbicide rate needed to kill a weed can double between one day and the next and change by more than

Agronomy

01 MAY 1997

Putting the back paddock on trial

Setting up individual trial plots could help increase profits and decrese input costs on every part of

Agronomy

01 MAY 1997

Questions raised about retained stubble

Stubble retention is widely recognised for its benefits in reducing erosion and improving the soil but

Agronomy

01 MAY 1997

Straight tines improve stubble flow

Stubble is leass likely to build up and remain caught on tines if conditions allow the material to rotate

Agronomy

01 APR 1997

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