Grains Research and Development

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Rotary spading water-repellent soils tested at Binnu

Farme in field walks toward mechanical plough equipment.

Frustrated by poor yields on water-repellent sands, Binnu grain grower Damian Harris turned to spading as a means of improving crop establishment and productivity

Deep fertiliser placement tackles subsoil constraints

The Black brothers, Jim (left) and Laurie, have witnessed major changes in the soil underlying their northern farming system

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.

Sunflower Disease Management

Cover of Tips and Tactics for Sunflower Disease Management

Effective disease management requires the selection and application of a number of complementary strategies to minimise crop losses and maximise sunflower yield and oil quality.

Frost To Stay

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The incidence of frost in southern Australia has increased and the frost window has widened at a time when temperatures are warming.