Fact sheets from this issue
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Region National, North, South, West
- 881.02 kb Farm Labour: Recruiting and inducting new employees Employing people is a great privilege and starting a new job is almost always a significant time for the employee. Selecting, engaging and inducting well will set the scene for a productive, positive and ongoing arrangement between both parties.
- 1.18 mb Slug Control: Slug identification and management In the higher rainfall zones where zero till and stubble retention is practiced, slugs are an increasing problem. As no single control method will provide complete protection, an integrated approach is best.
- 295.10 kb Irrigated Wheat: Achievable yields for irrigated wheat (Northern Region) Irrigated wheat can yield up to eight tonnes per hectare in the northern region, given good management and adequate water around flowering time.
- 670.40 kb Irrigated Wheat: Reducing lodging risk in irrigated wheat (Northern Region) Canopy management techniques are used around the world to decrease lodging risk and increase yield in high-yielding wheat crops, and were used in Queensland’s first verified eight tonnes per hectare wheat crop.