Hitting breaks good for Mallee crops

THE benefits of a break from wheat in low rainfall Mallee environments has been proven in a joint crop sequencing trial.
THE benefits of a break from wheat in low rainfall Mallee environments has been proven in a joint crop sequencing trial.
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MARCIA is one super storm that caught Bureau of Meteorology forecasters by surprise. MARCIA is one super storm that caught Bureau of Meteorology forecasters by surprise.
A NEW regime for reporting live export ESCAS breach investigation results has been adopted by the Department of Agriculture. A NEW regime for reporting live export ESCAS breach investigation results has been adopted by the Department of Agriculture.
WOOLGROWERS, classers and industry bodies already voicing their concerns to the AWI Wool Selling Systems Review panel. WOOLGROWERS, classers and industry bodies already voicing their concerns to the AWI Wool Selling Systems Review panel.
THE first SustainaWOOL clips hit the auctions last week and New England Wool is calling for more superfine growers to get on board.
THE first SustainaWOOL clips hit the auctions last week and New England Wool is calling for more superfine growers to get on board.
DURING the 2000s the cereals fungal disease focus has firmly been on rust, but in recent years other diseases have crept up.
28 Feb 15 DURING the 2000s the cereals fungal disease focus has firmly been on rust, but in recent years other diseases have crept up. | AGT enters barley space  | Oilseed: high risk, high reward 
INGHAM sugarcane farmers could retain an increased ownership percentage in the $520m cane-based renewable energy facility.
27 Feb 15 INGHAM sugarcane farmers could retain an increased ownership percentage in the $520m cane-based renewable energy facility.
WITH the price of cropping land soaring, farmers are increasingly looking to improve the productivity of the ground they already own.
27 Feb 15 WITH the price of cropping land soaring, farmers are increasingly looking to improve the productivity of the ground they already own. | Soil health focus reaps rewards  | Trailblazers of the no-till... 
THERE were plenty of questions from the floor at Monday's CBH AGM, here is a sample of what some growers asked.
26 Feb 15  1 THERE were plenty of questions from the floor at Monday's CBH AGM, here is a sample of what some growers asked.
By MAL GILL
A NEW high-performing large-grain APW wheat variety suited to WA's drying northern Wheatbelt was officially launched last week, with seed available for this season.
Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston launched Impress CL Plus at InterGrain's Bibra Lake headquarters on Friday, saying it had the potential to benefit all Western Australians.
25 Feb 15 By MAL GILL A NEW high-performing large-grain APW wheat variety suited to WA's drying northern Wheatbelt was officially launched last week, with seed available for this...
RESPECTED barley researcher Blakely Paynter is the 2015 Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) western region Seed of Light award winner.
25 Feb 15 RESPECTED barley researcher Blakely Paynter is the 2015 Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) western region Seed of Light award winner.
ONE of Australia’s largest wheat breeders will expand its operation and begin breeding barley.
24 Feb 15  6 ONE of Australia’s largest wheat breeders will expand its operation and begin breeding barley. | Big year for sorghum harvest:...  | Late upgrades to Aussie crop 
SCADDAN farmers David and Linda Campbell are experimenting with compost to ameliorate sandy soils on their property.
23 Feb 15 SCADDAN farmers David and Linda Campbell are experimenting with compost to ameliorate sandy soils on their property.
THE possibility of oilseed rape yields of up to 5t/ha is an obvious reason for German farmers to grow the European canola equivalent.
23 Feb 15 THE possibility of oilseed rape yields of up to 5t/ha is an obvious reason for German farmers to grow the European canola equivalent. | CBH takeover could solve Tier 3...  | Trailblazers of the no-till... 
THE NSW rice industry is hoping to lift water use efficiency by tapping into achievements being made by the fledgling NQ sector.
23 Feb 15 THE NSW rice industry is hoping to lift water use efficiency by tapping into achievements being made by the fledgling NQ sector. | Asia's noodle hunger drives demand  | Rice outperforms cane at Burdekin 
CROPPING can be heady stuff when you listen to a critical analysis.
22 Feb 15 CROPPING can be heady stuff when you listen to a critical analysis.
FROST was a dirty but popular word at the GRDC Grain Research Update in Adelaide recently.
22 Feb 15 FROST was a dirty but popular word at the GRDC Grain Research Update in Adelaide recently. | Vigorous varieties suffocate weeds  | Time on hand to test ideas 
ACCORDING to Precision Agronomics Australia (PAA) director Quenten Knight, an increasing number of farmers are including deep tillage in management planning as they embrace Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF).
21 Feb 15 ACCORDING to Precision Agronomics Australia (PAA) director Quenten Knight, an increasing number of farmers are including deep tillage in management planning as they embrace Controlled...
THERE is an untold story concerning Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF).
21 Feb 15 THERE is an untold story concerning Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF).
MORE than 100 farmers attended a Soils Masterclass on the Scaddan farm of David and Linda Campbell last week.
21 Feb 15 MORE than 100 farmers attended a Soils Masterclass on the Scaddan farm of David and Linda Campbell last week.
THERE was a time when the no-till and minimum till practices used by close to 90pc of croppers was a revolutionary, risky idea.
21 Feb 15  4 THERE was a time when the no-till and minimum till practices used by close to 90pc of croppers was a revolutionary, risky idea. | Keeping 'tram tracks' functional  | Getting air time saves in sowing 
THE best solution for Tier 3 rail line lines in WA would be a CBH takeover, but that outcome might require taxpayer support.
20 Feb 15  6 THE best solution for Tier 3 rail line lines in WA would be a CBH takeover, but that outcome might require taxpayer support. | CBH 'war' on inquiry agenda  | Co-op inquiry one step closer 
SOIL acidity is akin to chasing your tail.
18 Feb 15 SOIL acidity is akin to chasing your tail.
HOT weather combined with loaded trucks has caused the closure of the Quairading-Cunderdin Road for a month because of road damage.
18 Feb 15 HOT weather combined with loaded trucks has caused the closure of the Quairading-Cunderdin Road for a month because of road damage.
AN independent arbitrator has determined there is
18 Feb 15 AN independent arbitrator has determined there is "capacity" to cart grain on closed Tier 3 rail lines, effectively forcing operator Brookfield Rail to begin negotiating with the CBH...
AGRICULTURAL market research business KG2 is looking at farmer market intelligence to find the biggest drivers in growers’ decisions.
17 Feb 15 AGRICULTURAL market research business KG2 is looking at farmer market intelligence to find the biggest drivers in growers’ decisions. | Farmers worried by ACCC port views  | Insuring against dry seasons 
RESEARCH has confirmed WA's climate has become significantly drier and warmer over the past 40 years, which has seen agricultural production become increasingly sophisticated over that period.
16 Feb 15 RESEARCH has confirmed WA's climate has become significantly drier and warmer over the past 40 years, which has seen agricultural production become increasingly sophisticated over that...
AFTER years of no-till and now controlled traffic farming, ‘tram tracks’ where vehicles travel are proving somewhat of a problem.
16 Feb 15 AFTER years of no-till and now controlled traffic farming, ‘tram tracks’ where vehicles travel are proving somewhat of a problem. | Farmers dig deep for moisture...  | Managed grazing can preserve... 
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It is very cruel what is going on out there with dogs . He is a big dog not good hybrid I as a
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I think it is very wrong that Greg misfud thinks that some of us doggers fraud the system maybe
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Sounds like you may have some median, mode, mean shoppers over your way Bushie Bill. A few
WHILE CBH Group and Brookfield Rail prepare to negotiate the future of Tier 3 grain lines, lingering legacies of their closure on June 30 still rankle with farmers, transport operators and regional shire councils.28 Feb 15 WHILE CBH Group and Brookfield Rail prepare to negotiate the future of Tier 3 grain lines, lingering legacies of...
CBH has announced that Alan Mulgrew will join its board as an independent director.26 Feb 15 CBH has announced that Alan Mulgrew will join its board as an independent director.