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2019 HatTrick chickpea at Byee

September 12, 2019
Check in on the progress of this PBA HatTrick chickpea crop on heavy black/grey soil near Byee, Inland Burnett. Planted late June 2019, following cotton.

Soybeans, reduced tillage and mill by-products

September 09, 2019
Alan Munro is a cane and soybean grower at Woodford Island at Harwood in NSW. He has been a long-term user of mill mud at his farm and hosted trials that looked at whether compost and mill by-products impact on yield and nematode populations.

Nitrogen management in legume crops

August 30, 2019
Maximising nitrogen fixation in your crop DAF Principal Soil Microbiologist Nikki Seymour (C&FS) presented the information below to growers, industry staff and resellers in the Burdekin, Herbert and Mackay regions. With the planting window for a number of legume crops fast approaching, around 100 people attended the three events with overall positive feedback received from all those who attended. The sessions focused on best management practice to ensure that the legumes develop sufficient nodules to create their own nitrogen source. Survey data indicated up to 40% change in knowledge in corr...