By rotating in-crop herbicides, running sheep and making hay, Alan Hewitt and sons are keeping the weed pressure low at their crop and sheep operation.
David Bailey embraced the International Year of the Pulse, but the grower said he was still relying heavily on grain crops like sorghum, corn and wheat.
Changes to the summer cropping program have yielded dividends for Cambooya farmer Ray Charles.
Loughnan said with three different soil types – Waco, black clay and lighter soil ‚Äì he never sowed his paddocks to just one variety of sorghum or cotton.
Hyola canola varieties have been rated the highest in the industry for blackleg resistance in a recent GRDC publication.
Maintaining a profitable broadacre cropping industry in Australia can be tough amid variable weather and rising input costs say Pacific Seeds.
A CSIRO study of wheat sowing times in South Australia found varieties sown in mid to late April produced higher yields than their May-sown counterparts.
The later sowing of grain sorghum crops this summer raises the risk of impaired pollination and infection from ergot, but producers should not be alarmed.
Father and son cropping team Derek and Reece Curwen saw exceptional yields from some of their crops at the end of last year.
Promising first reports on new Roundup¬Æ-Triazine (RT) canola have emerged from the canola growing regions of Australia.