Grains Research and Development

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Strategic tillage puts the pressure back on weeds

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For Central Queensland growers Darren and Tanya Jensen a strategic approach to cultivation has proven a profitable option for weed control on the family’s 1750-hectare Biloela property.

Sowing strategies studied for yield effects

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Research is demonstrating the potential for sowing strategies to improve crop productivity on sandy soils in the southern cropping region.

Nitrous oxide emissions in the Grains Industry: Research on tillage trials

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Nitrogenous fertiliser is a major, consistent investment in crop growth that Australian grain growers make in order to meet yield targets.

Nitrous oxide emissions in the Grains Industry: Nitrogen fertiliser losses from soil

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Agriculture is responsible for an estimated 85 per cent of Australia’s emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O), a greenhouse gas with almost 300 times the potency of carbon dioxide.

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