February 25, 2020
Paul Villis, has been farming in the Burdekin since 2005, managing 400 ha for Jurgens Farming near the Kalamia Mill, including and 40 ha of his own land.
December 31, 2019
Pulse crops have a major positive role to play in coastal farming systems and can fit will in the sugarcane rotation. This article summarises expert presentations at the SRA Soil Health workshops held in the Burdekin in October 2019.
December 27, 2019
A 5-year research program led by Dr. Fred Below, University of Illinois identified the impact of six key management decisions on soybean yield.
November 18, 2019
Follow this winter irrigated Hayman soybean crop on cracking clay at Home Hill.
November 04, 2019
Pulses are used primarily for direct human consumption and crop protection products are essential to preserve yield and grain quality in pulse crops. BUT if they are not used correctly they can ruin Australia’s lucrative export markets. There is no room for error – right product, right rate, right time, right application.
November 03, 2019
Pulse crops are protected using products that are registered or permitted for a specific use pattern. Knowing and following the label and permit instructions is of paramount importance to protect Australian grain markets and ensure our products are safe to eat.
October 31, 2019
Follow this chickpea crop growing near Monto in the north Burnett, thanks to grower Matthew Pattie.
October 23, 2019
Get to know your nematodes! Legumes can help manage nematode numbers but not all legumes react the same way to the presence of root-knot and root lesion nematodes.
October 20, 2019
Innovation and sustainability drives long-term farming success
By Brad Pfeffer, SRA
The Walsh family at Woodburn in northern NSW are passionate about sugarcane farming, and doing everything they can to make their farm profitable and sustainable for the long term.
With more than 100 years of cane growing history, the Walsh family has seen plenty of changes and innovations to the industry.
Farming at Woodburn in the Broadwater mill area, Tom is fourth generation at the family property and son Marty is fifth generation. They farm about 440 hectares of cane over several farms in the area, with th...
October 10, 2019
NSW grower Robert Quirk is one of the growers with a trial site on his farm for the mixed species fallow, and said he was keen to learn more about something that was novel to NSW.