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Break crops in retained stubble systems in the Wimmera and Mallee

Crop sequences are most profitable when break crops are included to solve agronomic problems (grass weeds, root disease, low soil N). Trial work has demonstrated that crop sequences involving a broadleaf break crop can be more profitable than continuous wheat. This … Continue reading

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The effect of grazing intensity on crops

By Alison Frischke and Dannielle Ick (BCG) Key messages: Grazing crops early and/or lightly  will generally not affect grain yields. Plant recovery is supported by having more green material remaining after grazing; the more the merrier! Early sown winter wheat can produce more biomass earlier … Continue reading

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