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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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Monitoring stubbles during the fallow period

GRDC stubble management guideline: No. 8 The effective management of stubble during a fallow period (the period when no crop is growing in the paddock) can minimise a number of potential cropping issues such as weed populations, seeder blockages and … Continue reading

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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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Row spacing for retained stubble systems in Tasmania

Key messages Canola produced similar levels of dry matter for grazing on wide or narrow rows. Wide row spacing increased paddock scale yield by 25 per cent compared to narrow row. Grazing reduced grain yield of canola on either spacing, … Continue reading

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