Cover crops add profitability

MG
July 4 2019 - 6:00am
Stuart McDonald has his July/August 2018 drop Merino wethers grazing on a paddock of Clearfield 9070 canola originally sown with a mic of sorghum last October then spread with 70 wet tonnes a hectare of biosolids. The caanola was resown after March rain this year at 2.5kg/ha.
Stuart McDonald has his July/August 2018 drop Merino wethers grazing on a paddock of Clearfield 9070 canola originally sown with a mic of sorghum last October then spread with 70 wet tonnes a hectare of biosolids. The caanola was resown after March rain this year at 2.5kg/ha.

NOT directly utilising summer moisture from November to the end of April is seen as an inefficient way to extract value out of high-value Canowindra farming country.

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Mark Griggs

Journalist 0- Central West NSW

Central West and Western editorial reporter living at Wellington and based out of The Land, Dubbo office.

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