Soil moisture monitoring better than ever

Soil moisture monitoring better than ever

RECENT advances in technology mean that soil moisture monitoring is more useful, cost effective and easier...

Agronomy

13 JULY 2016
Soil increasingly at risk from household products

Soil increasingly at risk from household products

CHANGING Australian soil conditions are exposing crops to silver nanoparticles, which are widely used...

Agronomy

11 JULY 2016
Removing subsoil constraints pays off with improved canola yield

Removing subsoil constraints pays off with improved canola yield

Overcoming subsoil constraints is a sure-fire way of increasing yields in the medium to long term but...

Agronomy

06 JUNE 2016
Online tool to improve crop potential

Online tool to improve crop potential

A NEW online soil water tool has been added to the WA Department of Agriculture and Food's suite of weather...

Agronomy

18 MAY 2016
Delegates support soil master class

Delegates support soil master class

  Since 1992, around 1,000 people have participated in more than 50 master classes, held in 14 countries...

Agronomy

09 MAY 2016
Grazing ryegrass reduces methane emissions

Grazing ryegrass reduces methane emissions

WITH pressure mounting on producers to minimise methane emissions from livestock, help may be as close...

Livestock General

13 APRIL 2016
Counting the cost of subsoil constraints

Counting the cost of subsoil constraints

Acidity is estimated to cost Western Australian grain growers an average of $141/ha/year or a total $1.6...

Agronomy

22 FEBRUARY 2016
Popularity spikes for track technology

Popularity spikes for track technology

TRACK technology has come a long way since Case IH released the first tracked tractor nearly 20 years...

Machinery General

12 FEBRUARY 2016
New app to monitor soil water

New app to monitor soil water

GROWERS now have access to locally specific soil water modelling using the new IOS SoilWater app, funded...

Machinery General

01 FEBRUARY 2016
Soil biology key to farm profitability

Soil biology key to farm profitability

SOIL biology is the final key to unlocking the farm productivity triangle and may provide benefits equal...

Archive

27 JANUARY 2016
Soil sampling for accurate amelioration

Soil sampling for accurate amelioration

Geo-located soil sampling is the most accurate way of gathering information to enable targeted soil amelioration,...

Agronomy

25 JANUARY 2016
South West soil acidity research profiled in global report

South West soil acidity research profiled in global report

DETAILED soil acidity mapping and analysis by Western Australian researchers has featured in a Food and...

Agronomy

14 DECEMBER 2015