Soil and Nutrition, 24 May 2023
The frustration of seeing no change in soil carbon after 20 years of stubble retention prompted one CSIRO scientist to ask ‘Why?’
Soil and Nutrition, 17 May 2023
A new project is examining issues around canola establishment into high cereal stubble loads in the Wimmera, Victoria
Soil and Nutrition, 12 May 2023
High stubble loads in the high-rainfall zones have proven challenging for the adoption of stripper-disc systems
Soil and Nutrition, 11 May 2023
Computer simulations are being run to extrapolate likely impacts on a farming system’s soil–water balance arising from taller stubble produced by stripper headers
Soil and Nutrition, 10 May 2023
Growers have participated in trials to better understand the impacts of taller stubble on soil–water dynamics
Soil and Nutrition, 09 May 2023
Information relating to stubble management has been collected and curated to identify knowledge gaps to more fully realise the benefits of stubble retention while avoiding potential downsides
Soil and Nutrition, 05 May 2023
Working with 20 growers from GRDC’s National Grower Network, Dr Darren Hughes from Laconik has been investigating the nitrogen banking capacity of Western Australian soils following frosted crops. Unfortunately, it is not a source of nitrogen to be relied upon.
Soil and Nutrition, 28 Apr 2023
Central Queensland research is finding mungbeans use a combination of both soil nitrates and fixed nitrogen to meet their needs and are a net soil nitrate consumer
Soil and Nutrition, 17 Apr 2023
Specialists with a fascination for tiny nitrogen-fixing bacteria met at an Australian conference late 2022 to discuss their latest science findings and how the bacteria are being harnessed and applied for farming systems’ benefit.
Soil and Nutrition, 14 Apr 2023
Not getting soil management right could be costing some Queensland and New South Wales grain growers more than $1000 per hectare per year in yield losses according to new research.