Soil and Nutrition, 10 Oct 2020
From a return on investment (ROI) point of view, the ‘best’ lime is the cheapest one that achieves a given increase in soil pH. It is important to work out the best lime for your situation by considering lime effectiveness and costs (product, transport and application), because they vary considerably.
Soil and Nutrition, 09 Oct 2020
Having responsive soils the key to gypsum success.
Soil and Nutrition, 29 Sep 2020
A survey of 300 commercial paddocks in the northern region has shown that acidic soils may be affecting potential legume production
Soil and Nutrition, 24 Sep 2020
Researchers are working to correlate readily available soil-landscape data to plant-available water capacity, creating a way for growers to use that information to inform cropping and management decisions.
Soil and Nutrition, 08 Sep 2020
For Yorke Peninsula grower John Davey and sons Matthew and James, nitrogen fixation from pulse crops represents an important strategy on their 1600-hectare enterprise at Clinton Centre.
Soil and Nutrition, 06 Sep 2020
A South Australian project will save southern region grain growers time and money when it comes to inoculating their legume crops. The project involved scientists developing an innovative method of quantifying rhizobia in soil using a high-throughput DNA test.
Soil and Nutrition, 03 Sep 2020
GRDC’s new Hyper Yielding Crops initiative is now under way and growers are encouraged to become involved for their own benefit and that of their peers.
Soil and Nutrition, 01 Sep 2020
South Australian grain growers are being equipped to better manage soil acidification in their farming systems.
Soil and Nutrition, 28 Aug 2020
Early results from a GRDC investment show that targeted nitrogen management strategies can help optimise both grain yield and quality for early sown oats in the western region. The research is investigating agronomy practices and international varieties that may have a fit for early sowing in WA.
Soil and Nutrition, 10 Aug 2020
Three decades of teamwork between innovative grower members of the Harden Murrumburrah Landcare Group, CSIRO scientists and the O’Connor family highlight the value of putting the collective clout of many minds together to solve on-farm challenges.