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Managing heavy stubbles this harvest

Plentiful rainfall in the Wimmera and most of the Mallee this growing season has resulted in crops producing an abundance of biomass, and growers are being urged to think about stubble management this harvest to avoid problems next year. Issues, … Continue reading

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Weed management in stubble retained systems in the south west

Guidelines for growers Weed numbers are dynamic across a paddock. Any intervention to decrease weed seed set is not going to deplete the seed bank within a season. Narrow windrow burning and harvest weed seed destructors are viable options when presented with the … Continue reading

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Fallow management in the Wimmera and Mallee

Guideline for growers Maintain a minimum of 5t/ha of stubble to maximise benefits of moisture retention. Monitor stubble load and if modifying stubble, do it early to maximise breakdown before seeding. Take machinery set up into account when modifying stubble. … Continue reading

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