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.
Farmers need to follow a well laid out plan if they are to maximise pasture establishment and production, as proven on properties such as the Avendanos'.
The NSW DPI is developing a new app to improve accuracy of management decisions in both sheep and cattle systems.
Wokolena Pastoral Company operates the 1000ha property, Wokolena, at Wagga Wagga, and uses a combination of short term, high performance pastures, fodder crops, lucerne and permanent pastures to provide year round grazing.
Fertiliser need not be applied at heavy annual rates in some situations, but the benefit of some applications in an ongoing trial is made obvious
Rotating cropping land under pasture will boost soil carbon and reduce disease say Toowoomba scientists.
Improved crown rot and heat resistance are two elements of research from which growers are set to benefit