Author: Alisa Bryce9 results found:
Author: Alisa Bryce and Wayne Pluske, 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.
Author: Alisa Bryce and Wayne Pluske, 05 Sep 2020
Deep ripping on an angle can improve machinery trafficability in many situations, as well as boosting crop emergence. But there is a price to pay in terms of machinery wear and tear.
Author: Alisa Bryce and Wayne Pluske, 29 Jul 2020
Ground-based electromagnetic and radiometric surveys can be useful tools for mapping soil issues and amelioration options over large areas.
Author: Alisa Bryce and Wayne Pluske, 22 Apr 2020
The best time to check crop root growth for potential issues is early to mid-tillering.
Author: Alisa Bryce, Wayne Pluske, 21 Apr 2020
If soil renovation has been done recently it may require a change in herbicide strategies.
Author: Alisa Bryce and Wayne Pluske, 26 Mar 2020
Research is being conducted into placing UAN and wetting agents with seeds.
Author: Alisa Bryce, 11 Mar 2020
A weighted roller towed behind a deep ripper or used post-ripping can improve soils.
Author: Alisa Bryce, Wayne Pluske, 30 Jan 2020
Fixing subsoil acidity with surface-applied lime is a slow process, as lime takes years to move into the soil. Incorporation with cultivation can fast-track results.
Author: Alisa Bryce, 15 Jan 2020
Benefits of deep ripping can be more difficult to calculate during dry periods.