GrowNotes for southern region

The GRDC has released three new winter cropping GrowNotes for the southern region.

GrowNotes incorporate the latest research findings and management advice for growers and advisers.

When rainfall’s low, good break can bring rich rewards

Mallee Sustainable Farming agronomist Michael Moodie says trials have demonstrated that where issues such as weeds, declining soil fertility and root disease have been affecting wheat yields, -introducing a break crop into the rotation can mitigate those issues in following seasons.
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Sheep and cattle could be enclosed by virtual fences

Having the power to move and monitor animals from a smartphone might soon be a reality for farmers.

Virtual fences are a potential game-changing technology for farmers, giving them the ability to move and contain cattle digitally without the use of a physical fence.