Soil and Nutrition, 21 Jul 2021
Evidence from trials and growers suggests ripping non-dispersive duplex soils can help reduce waterlogging.
Soil and Nutrition, 06 Jul 2021
Referring to physically dispersive soils as sodic soils is leading to ineffective and uneconomical testing and management strategies
Soil and Nutrition, 02 Jul 2021
Dreaming big, researchers and a machinery manufacturer have developed a ripper that can ameliorate soils at depth, an important part of a transformational soils project
Soil and Nutrition, 17 Jun 2021
Improved plant-available water predictions are being developed using scaleable, modular modelling frameworks that can be put into use in new products by commercial third parties to assist growers in making more informed cropping decisions.
Soil and Nutrition, 14 Jun 2021
Canopy management is essential for optimising water use and realising water limited potential.
Soil and Nutrition, 30 May 2021
The podcast discusses findings from ‘using soil and plant testing data to better inform nutrient management and optimise fertiliser investments for grain growers in the southern region.’
Soil and Nutrition, 27 May 2021
Amelioration of Western Australia’s sandy soils is showing that the practice can improve potassium availability and points to the need for further changes in potassium management practices to improve crop yields.
Soil and Nutrition, 24 May 2021
With experiments showing amelioration of sodic subsoils could lift grain yields by 20 to 53 per cent, independent consultants Peter and Hazel McInerney of 3D-Ag reviewed what could be achieved on similarly responsive sodic soils
Soil and Nutrition, 20 May 2021
Crop residue management is vital in water-limited and erosion-prone cropping environments where no-till has become an important part of cropping practices. The Western Australian No-Tillage Farmers Association long-term trial has amassed 12 years of data, which is now providing valuable insights to improve residue management.
Soil and Nutrition, 19 May 2021
USQ soil scientist Stirling Roberton is involved in an innovative project investigating whether long term improvements to soil are possible and generate a worthy return on investment for grain growers.