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Addressing Acidic Sandy Soils and Maximising Grain Legume Production

By |2023-09-08T03:03:49+09:308 September 2023|MSF Blog|

At a recent Pinnaroo field day we tackled the challenges faced by farmers dealing with increasingly acidic sandy soils.

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No rest for the wicked – though we need it more than ever.

By |2023-08-01T11:12:14+09:301 August 2023|MSF Blog|

I must be getting old, because I find myself more and more harping back to ‘the good old days’. And that’s not just in relation to good movies, fun TV shows, great music or the Crows knowing how to win premierships.

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Unlocking the potential of variable rate technology: Breaking down 5 barriers to adoption

By |2023-08-01T05:01:42+09:301 August 2023|MSF Blog|

Variable Rate Technology (VRT) holds immense promise for farmers, but several barriers have hindered its widespread adoption. Let's take a closer look at some of the key obstacles:

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Managing ground cover on erosion prone soils: Guidelines to follow

By |2023-06-08T07:33:15+09:308 June 2023|MSF Blog|

Erosion is a problem that plagues agricultural lands all over the world. In particular, farmers in the Mallee region of Australia face the constant challenge of preventing soil from being carried away by the wind.

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The power of peer to peer learning

By |2023-06-05T08:30:50+09:305 June 2023|MSF Blog|

Peer-to-peer learning, also known as collaborative learning, has emerged as a powerful method to enhance the learning experience for individuals. It is a process that involves sharing knowledge and skills within a group or community. In this post, we explore the many benefits of peer-to-peer learning and how it can unlock the full potential of learners.

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Conservation agriculture – celebrating our champions

By |2023-05-26T04:55:58+09:3026 May 2023|MSF Blog|

Last week MSF celebrated the achievements of one of our key research collaborators and champions of conservation agriculture, by awarding Agricultural Research Engineer, Dr Jack Desbiolles the David Roget Award for Excellence for 2023.

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Innovations to improve groundcover

By |2023-05-11T03:35:57+09:3011 May 2023|MSF Blog|

Groundcover is the unsung hero of the farming world, providing countless benefits such as improving rainfall infiltration, reducing runoff, and lowering erosion risk. But as anyone who has ever battled drought knows, maintaining groundcover can be a real challenge.

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