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A series of field experiments have been established across the grainbelt in recent months as part of a new project that aims to increase the benefits and profitability generated by soil amelioratio
Growers in low rainfall areas with predominantly acidic soils have the potential to increase wheat yields by up to 30 per cent by combining lime and gypsum applications to their soils.
Tertiary students wanting to make their mark on Western Australia’s grains sector are reminded that applications close soon for research and development post-graduate scholarships.
The innovative use of drones to precisely assess soil erosion will save time and money for WA growers.
Western Australian grain growers are set to reap the rewards of a significant investment in new soil nutrition research that will boost crop production and reduce fertiliser costs.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development will contribute to conferences on soil health by highlighting research undertaken on a range of practices to overcome soil constraints
Carbon farming is the agricultural practices or land use to increase carbon stored in the soil and vegetation (sequestration) and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from livestock, soil or vegetati
The aim of carbon farming is to sequester more carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as part of Australia's response to climate change.
Department of Agriculture and Food soil experts are hosting a tour for growers next month to showcase soil management research being undertaken across the southern part of the state.
Soil water repellence is caused by an accumulation of waxy organic matter in the soil surface. It is worse in sandy textured topsoils.