Author: Dr Sue Knights39 results found:
Author: Dr Sue Knights, 13 Oct 2021
Innovative analysis is enabling more accurate interpretation of large-scale trials to inform management decisions. Combining yield maps, drone information, gross margins and potential more data will lead to vastly improved decision making for growers.
Author: Dr Sue Knights, 12 Oct 2021
Although season and soil type can influence their efficacy, wetters are another tool for growers looking for shorter-term and economical means to improve productivity from non-wetting soils.
Author: Dr Sue Knights, 08 Oct 2021
Peter Luberda shares his knowledge of clay spreading gained over many years.
Author: Dr Sue Knights, 05 Oct 2021
Years of patient and thoughtful clay spreading by Peter Luberda on a property near Esperance has resulted in persisting productivity increases. Peter shares how taking a whole farm approach with a long-term view is paying dividends.
Author: Dr Sue Knights, 03 Oct 2021
Growers in the low-rainfall zones of Western Australia are being encouraged to rethink cropping systems, to review the role of fallow and to consider the returns of crop sequences on a longer timeframe
Author: Dr Sue Knights, 26 Aug 2021
Frost is a complex cropping constraint to manage but growers have benefited from sharing their experiences through pre-seeding workshops in Western Australia. The major focus was on zoning paddocks according to their frost risk and managing them accordingly.
Author: Dr Sue Knights, 20 Aug 2021
Preliminary results for barley from the Hyper Yielding Crop project in Western Australia indicate yield could be boosted through sourcing more appropriately adapted varieties.
Author: Dr Sue Knights, 17 Aug 2021
Potassium depletion of loamy soils in Western Australia has been the subject of new attention. Better growth in windrows on these soils could be an indicator of declining soil potassium supply more broadly across these soil types.
Author: Dr Sue Knights, 16 Aug 2021
A seamless phenology pipeline is being developed by GRDC to deliver customised sowing dates for varieties to improve crop productivity. It is the collective effort of local and international researchers.
Author: Dr Sue Knights, 03 Aug 2021
A mix of tertiary qualifications and off-farm experience together with the latest crop genetics and precision planting techniques are being used by the Watson and Swift families to inform their cropping management practices in the volatile rainfall area near Parkes, NSW.