Western, 27 Jul 2021
Dealing with persistent changes in rainfall pattern, farming near Southern Cross in Western Australia, Callum Wesley has taken the challenge on himself to seek out new wheat genetics that may become a more regular risk management tool for wheat production in his cropping environment.
Western, 17 Jul 2021
Lupin seed integrity can play a significant role in germination and although research has eliminated some factors that affect it, research is still continuing.
Western, 21 May 2021
Stuart McAlpine finds that marginal moisture conditions are the primary factor limiting good establishment in his region.
Western, 20 May 2021
Optimising crop establishment is of key importance as seasonal variability and a range of soil types throughout the farming enterprise make achieving consistent crop germination a challenge.
Western, 15 May 2021
Cropping in the higher rainfall regions of Western Australia brings its challenges in respect to residue management, but the Heggatons near Kojonup are fine-tuning their practice with many benefits including improved water use efficiency.
Western, 05 Aug 2020
@Harvestloss is an exciting twitter platform that has been guiding growers in their quest to reduce grain losses at harvest time.
Western, 27 Jul 2020
A 20-year paddock survey has highlighted the changing weed management practices of growers in WA’s northern agricultural region.
Western, 26 Jul 2020
A landmark paddock survey project has painstakingly documented the weed management strategies of 27 growers in Western Australia’s northern agricultural region, highlighting the value of mixing and rotating weed control measures to achieve success.
Western, 11 May 2020
Trials in WA's wheatbelt demonstrate value of pasture legumes to later cereal crops.
Western, 06 May 2020
WA trials consider long-term benefits of pasture legumes to cropping rotations.