Blog — PulseCheck–Coastal

Kuranda soybean, Giru 2020

September 20, 2020
Follow this crop of Kuranda soybeans planted in mid July. The crop is growing at Giru in the Burdekin region of Queensland.

Plan your break crop phase

August 21, 2020
Planning a sequence of break crops can be complex and there is a lot to think about. This planner will help you think through the options and consider the value and risks associated with each crop.

Nutgrass control in soybeans

June 28, 2020
Three new soybean varieties – New Bunya HB1A, Mossman HB1A and Kuranda HB1A – have tolerance to Halosulfuron-methyl (i.e. Sempra®) under an APVMA Minor Use Permit for the in-crop control of nutgrass.

Crop sequence tips

June 05, 2020
Crop rotation brings many benefits to the farming system. Here are a few things to consider as you plan out your break crop sequence in coastal and hinterland environments.

Fate of fixed N

June 02, 2020
Soybean crops grown for green manure can fix up to 300 kg N per ha but the availability of that nitrogen for future crops varies considerably.

CTF and legumes

June 02, 2020
After seeing the results of controlled traffic and legume rotations, Burdekin grower Cy Kovacich started experimenting with a longer follow and combination of cash crops.