No free lunch with soil carbon

No free lunch with soil carbon

The value of carbon may not be locked in the ground.

Pastures

13 MARCH 2019
WA banksia holds the key to a new breed of hardy crop

WA banksia holds the key to a new breed of hardy crop

Research from UWA has found a new way that allows plants to grow with a low level of P.

On-farm

12 DECEMBER 2018
Questioning late-spring nitrogen additions

Questioning late-spring nitrogen additions

If and when nitrogen will boost pasture production

Pastures and Soils

01 DECEMBER 2017
New approach to fertilising trialled

New approach to fertilising trialled

Mid row banding shows promise

Agronomy

25 AUGUST 2017
$4.7 million to stop nitrogen reaching the Reef

$4.7 million to stop nitrogen reaching the Reef

Runoff linked to outbreaks of the coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish

Agronomy

15 MAY 2017
Lack of copper in ancient soil regulates nitrification

Lack of copper in ancient soil regulates nitrification

RESEARCHERS from The University of Western Australia and Newcastle University (UK) have discovered copper...

Agronomy

12 AUGUST 2016

DURING the dry season in northern Australia's pastoral regions, nitrogen is often the primary limiting...

Livestock General

11 JULY 2016
OPINION: Reef flush with funds

OPINION: Reef flush with funds

BUSHWHACKER believes farmers in Queensland have been unfairly targeted in public debate

On-farm

23 JUNE 2016
Growing their own nitrogen

Growing their own nitrogen

THE ANNUAL pasture legume Margurita® French serradella has changed Colin and Anna Butcher's farm and...

Agronomy

22 JUNE 2016
High-nitrogen atmosphere to control pests in storage

High-nitrogen atmosphere to control pests in storage

RESEARCH by Murdoch University is taking a high-nitrogen atmosphere into the field to assess its impact...

Agronomy

27 JANUARY 2016
Getting a clearer understanding of soil nitrogen

Getting a clearer understanding of soil nitrogen

Determining how much plant-available nitrogen there is in soil usually involves taking a soil sample...

Livestock General

05 OCTOBER 2015
Yield Prophet and PAWC mapping a profitable combo

Yield Prophet and PAWC mapping a profitable combo

Nitrogen can be one of the single largest costs in a continuous cropping program, accounting for 30%...

Agronomy

08 JULY 2015