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Frost is difficult to manage. It has a significant economic and emotional impact on the whole community.
Soil organic carbon (SOC) is inherently low in Western Australian soils – limited by climate and soil type – with some potential to increase through management.
'Regional Research Agronomy' is the abbreviated working title for the 'Building crop protection and crop production agronomy research and development capacity in regional Western Australia' project
Comparing the latest barley varieties with commonly grown, established varieties can be confusing.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's 2018 Oat Variety Guide provides a comparison of grain yield, grain quality, hay yield, hay quality, herbicide tolerance and disease r
Irrigation design and management affects performance, yield and quality of crops. Irrigation design determines the efficiency and effectiveness of water use, and therefore influences the profitabi
In the trial series at Grass Patch, Ballidu, Merredin and Holt Rock, the highest grain yields, oil and gross margins were from the open pollinated variety, so growers should continue to use open po
Canola is now being grown in low rainfall areas. Primarily farmers choose open pollinated TT varieties.
Previous experience with canola has found there is no yield penalty if nitrogen is applied within eight weeks of sowing and most farmers aim to apply nitrogen within this timeframe.