Northern, 06 Oct 2022
The benefits of deep-banded phosphorus and potassium continue to shine for grain growers in the northern region.
Northern, 19 Sep 2022
Moree-based grower Michael Ledingham is keen to address declining phosphorus via deep banding.
Northern, 18 Jun 2022
Biserrula has proven to be a drought-hardy alternative to subclover pasture and field peas north of Condobolin, where Paul Sinderberry and Sarah Wrigley produce grain and beef cattle.
Northern, 26 May 2022
At just 35, Ben Boughton’s remote-sensing journey has already included a Nuffield Australia Scholarship and an agtech start-up. With that business sold, he is looking at how satellite imagery and other technology can help on the family farm
Northern, 22 May 2022
Although sowing sorghum in winter helps avoid stress at sensitive crop stages, little is known about root growth and function in cold soils, or how genotype and management combinations affect root growth and water use. A sensor is helping to fill in those gaps
Northern, 18 May 2022
Converting a cover crop into a cash crop was an opportunity too good to miss for Drew Penberthy and fellow growers in the Narrabri region of NSW. Wet harvests are a recurring challenge in the northern region and can lead to severe wheel track damage that needs to be repaired and then covered.
Northern, 22 Mar 2022
With a wet year and high chemical prices, experience shows the importance of getting on top of summer weeds early. West Wyalong, NSW, grower Brent Morton says that summer weed control is crucial in cost-efficient and effective fallow management.
Northern, 17 Mar 2022
While central NSW grower Paul Adam is a dedicated minimum-tillage grower, he is willing to consider cultivating paddocks in areas that might benefit from it. Paul says his focus is now on maintaining as much soil moisture as possible, while also remaining sustainable.
Northern, 09 Mar 2022
Central NSW grain grower Paul Adam was a keen advocate of no-till farming, with the Nuffield scholar touring the globe in 2011 to study cost efficiencies in minimum tillage cropping systems. But a decade on, he has adjusted his thinking and focus to put profitability over process.
Northern, 23 Feb 2022
Dr Kevin Moore’s research, knowledge, enthusiasm and dedication to plant pathology have been vital in establishing and nurturing the northern region’s pulse industry