Broadacre agronomy webinar series

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In September 2017, six department research officers presented at the biennial Australian Agronomy Conference in Ballarat, Victoria. The department hosted a free webinar series in November and December 2017, providing the Western Australian grains industry with access to the key information presented at the conference by our staff.

Decreasing subsoil constraints with topsoil slotting plates

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Presented by Wayne Parker

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Cost-effectiveness of combinations of clay spreading and strategic tillage for management of repellent soils: first year results from a site in Moora, WA

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Presented by Giacomo Betti

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Can current commercial wheat cultivars be exploited for early sowing in Western Australia?

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Presented by Brenda Shackley

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Optimising sowing time in frost prone environments is key to unlocking yield potential of wheat

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Presented by Brenton Leske

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Optimum density and optimum seed rate for canola in Western Australia: how important are they and what factors affect them?

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Presented by Bob French

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Nitrogen fixation by subterranean clover in southern Western Australia

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Presented by Perry Dolling

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About the Australian Agronomy Conference

The Australian Agronomy Conference supports research and a sense of community by connecting agronomy professionals across Australia. Agronomy is key to ensuring that farmland is productive across Australia’s diverse landscapes. Innovation in machinery and precision technologies, plant species and varieties, soil and plant management may allow the agronomist of today to successfully help agricultural producers thrive. These innovations are timely as the world deals with increasingly variable climates, environmental degradation and a more developed global community that requires more diverse products from agriculture.