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Fallow Management in Tottenham, Central Western NSW

Case study: Wayne Jarvis, Tottenham NSW – management of fallow (stubble) in a stubble retained system. Property: 2400 ha between Condobolin and Tottenham. Enterprises: 1200 ha cropping and a self-replacing merino flock. Mainly cropping cereals but moving into break crops. Direct drill operation on one property while more traditional mixed...
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Yellow Leaf Spot

Managing yellow leaf spot in stubble retained systems in Central West NSW Locally specific guidelines and support for a proactive approach to disease management within retained stubble systems. Key messages: Stubbles carrying high loads of yellow leaf spot inoculum are the major source of crop infection. Decomposition or removal of...
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Rain N Grain

WUE in crop An overview on how to influence water use efficiency in crop. Rain to grain Some guidelines when it comes to converting rain to grain. Integrated weed management Outlining the importance of integrated weed management on farm and how to implement a successful strategy. Making WUE Work The...
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Weed Suppressive Wheat Genotypes

Herbicide resistant weeds and the overdependence on agrochemicals are on the rise within central western NSW. For example, the glyphosate resistant weeds that are now quite common within Australian farming systems include fleabane, annual ryegrass, barnyard grass, liver seed grass, windmill grass and brome grass just to name a few....
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Sowing Pastures and Biodiversity – What We Want Versus What We Get

By Caitlin Langley   Farmers and managers understand that one of the keys to the reduction of weed populations and increasing drought tolerance in pasture is getting away from conventional monoculture.  Indeed many are progressing to the idea that by having multiple grass varieties in a pasture system by investing in...
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The Effects of Strategic Stubble Treatments on Nitrogen Response in Wheat

Central West Farming Systems are conducting a nitrogen response trial at a variety of regional sites. The trials are investigating the impacts of different stubble treatments (imposed late in fallow) on nitrogen response, wheat yield and quality. The trials will allow CWFS to evaluate any interaction between pre-sowing stubble treatments...
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2015 Lime Trials

The 2015 trial report for the GRDC funded Soil Acidity and pH management project. Read the report
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2014 Lime Trials

The 2014 trial report for the GRDC funded Soil Acidity and pH management project. Read the report
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Inter-row Sowing in Condobolin, Central Western NSW

Controlled traffic farming / inter-row sowing with stubble retained farming systems. Case study: Roger Todd, Condobolin, NSW – Inter-row sowing in a stubble retained farming system. Enterprises: Controlled traffic farming on 2500 ha plus mixed farming with agistment stock on 5000 ha. Soil type and pH: red loam with a...
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