issue 154 september october 2021
This page shows the articles in issue 154 september october 2021 of GroundCover. As articles are developed and published online, the list below will grow until all articles are available.
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Issue 154, September-October 2021 - 20 Oct 2021
GRDC has announced the National Grower Network will replace the Regional Cropping Solutions Network and Grower Solutions Group model as a consistent approach to identifying priority grain industry issues. The new approach started in July and will take 12 months to transition across the regions.
Issue 154, September-October 2021 - 14 Oct 2021
Experimental lentil research exploring waterlogging tolerance, yield plasticity and growth-yield coupling helps to lift the pulse crop's performance across southern Australia.
Issue 154, September-October 2021 - 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.
Issue 154, September-October 2021 - 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.
Issue 154, September-October 2021 - 08 Oct 2021
Peter Luberda shares his knowledge of clay spreading gained over many years.
Issue 154, September-October 2021 - 07 Oct 2021
By simplifying the collection of soil samples via a mobile app, this ag-tech start-up is helping growers and agronomists better visualise soil health, paving the way for carbon sequestration
Issue 154, September-October 2021 - 06 Oct 2021
Pulse-based snacks were a natural extension for a family with a long history of growing chickpeas, although launching in a pandemic adds some challenges
Issue 154, September-October 2021 - 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.
Issue 154, September-October 2021 - 04 Oct 2021
Software developed on-farm is helping to ease the pain of task management – moving records from dusty, top-drawer diaries to easily collected cloud-based files
Issue 154, September-October 2021 - 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