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Legumes on Sands

Legumes on Sands Improving the production of legume crops on sandy soils to improve ground cover and reduce erosion risk ABOUT the project The Murraylands and Riverland Landscapes Board, Mallee Sustainable Farming and Mallee farmers have identified that legume crops grown on sandy soils in the SA region are providing sub-optimal levels yield and vegetative …

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MSF Farm Talk - Legumes on sands

Riverland Mallee Mesonet Network

This project has delivered a state-of-the-art network of 30 weather stations, to the Riverland and Mallee, designed to observe localised meteorological phenomena. The Mesonet network delivers a weather monitoring and warning system to provide highly accurate and targeted data on the development and presence of adverse conditions and other measures with the information freely available …

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Riverland Mallee Mesonet

Area Wide Weed Management

Area Wide Weed Management Area wide management for cropping systems weeds, investigating the weed management, social and economic opportunity. ABOUT the project A novel approach to weed management in Australia is being investigated with the start of a project that aims to research the management, economic and social benefits of tackling weeds on a broader …

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Area Wide Weeds Management

Mallee Seeps

Mallee Seeps have become a significant land management issue in recent years, causing productive farming ground to become saturated, unproductive, weed infested and eventually totally degraded as bare saline scalds or water basin. Seeps have become more evident in the last 10 years and are likely due to farming system changes coupled with very high …

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MSF- Mallee Seeps

High Work Rate Plough

High Work Rate Plough This MSF led project has delivered a high work rate plough prototype in collaboration with UniSA Research Engineers and John Shearer. ABOUT the project As grain growers reach the upper limit of production gains with existing agronomic practices and varieties, they are becoming more focused on addressing the soil constraints that …

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High Work Rate Plough

SAGIT DEEP RIPPING

SAGIT DEEP RIPPING Deep ripping to enhance production on Mallee Sandy Soils ABOUT the project Deep sandy Mallee soils are poor performing and highly susceptible to soil erosion. However, recent findings from local research activities have shown that crop productivity on these soils can be significantly enhanced through the implementation of deep ripping. Deep ripping …

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Mallee Sustainable Farming

MSF ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD OF FARMER DIRECTORS

Mallee Sustainable Farming is pleased to announce that the 2021-2022 Board of Directors have now been filled. MSF welcomes Nicole Byrnes from New South Wales who has been appointed as a NSW Farmer Director and Therese McBeath from CSIRO appointed as a Specialist Director.

MSF - Board of Directors

MSF MET WITH MINISTER FOR AG

MSF met with Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management, David Littleproud, and Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster this morning. We discussed improved farming systems and practices in low rainfall areas as well as MSF investing in capacity to improve adoption such as virtual reality trials. Pictured is MSF’s Executive Officer, Lachie Sutton with David …

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MSF MET WITH MINISTER FOR AG

RIVERLAND MALLEE MESONET WORKSHOPS

Pictured (L-R): Warwick Grace, Damon Grace, Mick Faulkner, Mark Stanley, Peter Cousins and Tanja Morgan. We had a fantastic week travelling the SA Riverland and Mallee delivering multiple workshops as part of our Mesonet Roadshow.Big thanks to the project team for their efforts and for everyone who attended one of our workshops!Attendees walked away with …

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RIVERLAND MALLEE MESONET WORKSHOPS
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