Crop topping controls annual ryegrass

Crop topping with paraquat or glyphosate is an effective strategy for controlling ryegrass seed set in

Agronomy

01 SEP 1996

Aphids can wreak havoc on lupin crops

Awell established lupin crop stands the greatest chance of surviving aphid infestations.

Agronomy

01 SEP 1996

Maize takes over from winter crops

Maize can provide a cropping option for farmers affected by untimely rain during the harvesting of winter

Agronomy

01 SEP 1996

Keeping a finger on your paddock's pulse

Successful pulse harvesting depends on a combination of factors that need to be addressed at both ends

Agronomy

01 SEP 1996

Manganese deficiency reduces lupin yields

Manganese deficiency of narrow-leafed lupins (lupinus angustifolius) can greatly reduce yields.

Agronomy

01 AUG 1996

Genetically engineered cotton heralds a new era

A new era in food and fibre prodcution will start in Australia this year with the first commercial plantings

Agronomy

01 AUG 1996

Trials give alternative options credit

There has been an increasing amount of interest in and acceptance of organic and biodynamic farming practices

Agronomy

01 JUL 1996

Integrated approach helps control ryegrass

Herbicide resistance in ryegrass has forced some farmers to abandon the previously profitable lupin-wheat

Agronomy

01 JUL 1996

Monitoring and breeding brings success

While stubble retention is becoming increasingly popular, it is providing headaches for farmers trying

Agronomy

01 JUL 1996

Super crops become a back paddock reality

Genetic engineering is a rapid way of modifying plants and animals which could revolutionise the way

Agronomy

01 JUL 1996

Vehicles cause yield losses in wheat and lupins

Wheel track damage caused by spraying wheat and legume crops after they have emerged can greatly affect

Agronomy

01 JUN 1996

Nitrogen knowledge improves crop yields.

Near Infrared Reflectance (NIR) is a new tool to assit growers to determine if their crop is low in nitrogen

Agronomy

01 JUN 1996

Tissue tests point to nitrogen deficiencies in cereal crops

Soil tests are used to determin the amount of fertiliser which needs to be applied to crops and pastures

Agronomy

01 JUN 1996

Steps to avoid black-keeled slug problems

Early detection can prevent the pblack-keeled slug from gaining a stronghold on young canola crops and

Agronomy

01 JUN 1996

Frost damage in wheat crops can be managed

A clear understanding of how frost damages wheat crops can help grain growers take steps to avoid major

Agronomy

01 JUN 1996

Choosing the best furrow sowing method

Planting crops in furrows has emerged as a viable solution for improving yields on difficult to manage

Agronomy

01 MAY 1996