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Spreader calibration day Nhill 28th June

Nhill spreader calibration with Accu-Spread Russell Nichol Five spreaders were put through their paces at the BCG Nhill spreader calibration day on the 28th June. Feature spreaders ranged from Amazone, Bredal, Bogballe, Marshall and Landico. We had an extremely successful … Continue reading

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Can we reduce nitrogen inputs for wheat sown onto high-input crop stubbles and still achieve high yields?

By Heather Cosgriff (SFS) Key messages: Soil nitrogen availability was very high prior to sowing, 321.6kg/ha available Incorporating poppy stubble led to high potentially mineralisable nitrogen levels There was no yield or protein response to additional urea applications Trojan generally … Continue reading

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Liquid versus granular nitrogen in bread and durum wheat

By Tim McClelland (BCG) and Rob Norton (IPNI) Key messages: In this trial, contrary to expectation, the durum wheat achieved an average yield only 0.1t/ha lower than bread wheat (Scout). During 2014, there was a price differential of between -$83 and $277 for durum (DR1) over … Continue reading

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