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Novel legumes boost mixed farm profits

29 Jun 2022

The $18 million Dryland Legume Pasture Systems project has worked for five years across four states with investment from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment as...

Grower Stories

Favourable conditions set up season 2022

28 Jun 2022

Each year, GroundCover™ follows a group of growers from across Australia as they manage the cropping season. In this third...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Stacking tactics for HRZ ryegrass control

27 Jun 2022

Herbicide resistance continues to increase in the southern high-rainfall zone, highlighting the importance of using ‘stacked’ tactics to prolong the life of important chemistries in...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases Biosensors herald new era of crop protection
Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Proactive plan key to FTR control

25 Jun 2022

Demonstration sites in the northern region are showing that a proactive plan, with residuals, follow-up management and crop competition are...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases What’s holding back area-wide management?

Novel pasture legumes pass the livestock test

23 Jun 2022

Livestock nutrition research undertaken as part of the Dryland Legume Pastures System project has identified unique features of novel legume species that provide benefits for mixed growers in low to medium-rainfall regions. In WA and NSW these species are able to develop more biomass from summer sowing which extends their grazing period. Some have improved survival when ingested by sheep,...


Modelling underscores hard-seeded legume prospects

23 Jun 2022

Crop and pasture sequence models can provide useful biological and economic performance data for growers considering new practices. Hard-seeded pasture...


Sowing strategies in SA and Victoria

23 Jun 2022

Research on novel sowing methods undertaken in southern Mallee environments as part of the Dryland Legume Pasture Systems project has...

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