Author: Nicole Baxter31 results found:
Author: Nicole Baxter, 21 Sep 2020
With soil constraints estimated to cost Australian grain growers more than $1.5 billion in lost production every year, researchers at the University of Queensland are using satellites to help stem this loss
Author: Nicole Baxter, 10 Sep 2020
In the continuing quest to develop more resilient grain crops, Australian scientists are investigating the mechanisms that drought-tolerant plants use for survival under water-limited conditions
Author: Nicole Baxter, 09 Sep 2020
University of Adelaide researchers are analysing soils from across Australia in a search for microbes that will boost chickpea productivity
Author: Nicole Baxter, 27 Aug 2020
The tactics available to help crops outcompete in-crop weeds include high seeding rates, narrow row spacings, improved crop traits, superior soil health and east-west sowing.
Author: Nicole Baxter, 12 Aug 2020
Mixed farmer Pat O’Connor and his family have switched 20 per cent of their canola program at Harden, NSW, to the dual-purpose variety Hyola® 970CL.
Author: Nicole Baxter, 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.
Author: Nicole Baxter, 23 Jul 2020
Developing a marketing plan and building positive relationships with buyers have been highlighted as two ways to minimise downside risk when marketing grain.
Author: Nicole Baxter, 22 Jul 2020
Careful planning emerged as the central theme of a recent discussion called ‘Management under the microscope’ delivered through a live-streamed GRDC Farm Business Update.
Author: Nicole Baxter, 30 May 2020
How well are you feeding the 'underground livestock' in your soils?
Author: Nicole Baxter, 06 Apr 2020
Novel approaches with cover crops tested by NSW grower to boost business resilience.