A noticeable shift away from wheat by many growers this year in favour of pulses and oilseeds, particularly canola, indicates an increasing capacity for Australian growers to respond more flexibly to market and climate changes
Subsoil phosphorus deficiencies identified in long-term research across the northern grain-growing region have spurred a new approach to fertiliser application for the Black family at Brookstead in south-east Queensland.
Nitrogen application can be problematic for growers because of the variables that influence its application and amount. On this program we go through some rules of thumb on nitrogen use both at the beginning and the end of the season.
Blackleg can cause severe yield loss, but can be successfully managed. Use this guide to determine whether you are in a high-risk situation and what practices you can change to reduce or prevent yield loss from blackleg.