Simply applying lime in no-till paddocks may be doing more harm than good when it comes to acid-sensitive crops such as faba beans, a new report shows.
African lovegrass' dominating presence on grazing properties and adjacent bush country has been highlighted since the droughts which blighted the Monaro during the 1980's.
Storing soil moisture is critical to increase crop yields and potential use of those crops. Holding onto soil moisture opens windows for early sowing.
NSW DPI scientists have taken the cue from a naturally occurring phenomenon to explore the potential of Australian eucalyptus to control major weeds and crop diseases.
The constant of fires hangs over all primary producers. But in the aftermath of two recent blazes it is obvious help is at hand.
Having detailed maps of pasture paddocks can be enlightening and helpful in making the wisest decisions.
Successful sowing of new pastures pivots on controlling weed infiltration. Seminars this month and next in the Central West will focus on the best tactics.
A field day to be held at ‘Ravenstone’, Glengarry via Ganmain NSW, on 24 January will highlight the advantages of using compost in improving the condition of soil in the southern Riverina.
As harvest has, or is, drawing to a close summer weed control has become the main focus throughout southern NSW, considering the wet winter which 2016 brought us.