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Stubble management at harvest

Key messages: Stubble management starts at harvest.  Effective chaff and straw spreaders are essential in a stubble retained system. There is an increased cost associated with cutting crops low. A successful retained stubble farming system begins at harvest. When planning … Continue reading

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Residue management videos

Using choppers to  manage residue Victorian No-Till Farmers Association’s Past President Wayne Adler discusses his 30ft Controlled Traffic, zero-till farming system. In this feature, Wayne specifically addresses the importance of residue management in his system. Even and uniform spread across the … Continue reading

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Stubble initiative videos

As part of the stubble project, ‘Maintaining profitable farming systems with retained stubble in Victoria and Tasmania’ (BWD00024) a number of video clips informing growers on various aspects of stubble retention. Residue management Using choppers to  manage residue Victorian No-Till Farmers Association’s … Continue reading

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Residue management in a no-till system

Good residue management is good for crops. The more stubble you retain, the more cover you have on your soil, and the more water your soils can retain. Wimmera agronomist and Vic No Till member Ben Cordes says “It’s about … Continue reading

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Using choppers to manage residue

Victorian No-Till Farmers Association’s Past President Wayne Adler discusses his 30ft Controlled Traffic, zero-till farming system. In this feature, Wayne specifically addresses the importance of residue management in his system. Even and uniform spread across the full width of the header … Continue reading

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Residue management in the Mallee

Mallee farmer and Vic No Till member Alistair Murdoch discusses his approach to residue management.

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