Long term no-till farming systems

Long term no-till farming systems

Improving the quality of no-till Neil Cordingley, WANTFA Project Manager The aim of this GRDC-funded trial is to determine the long term benefits of the key components of conservation agriculture—crop residue retention, diverse rotations, minimal soil disturbance and...
PROJECT: Summer Cropping

PROJECT: Summer Cropping

Managing fallow cover crops to improve soil fertility and reduce greenhouse gas emissions Summer cover crops to improve productivity and reduce soil greenhouse gas emissions in State-wide WANTFA trial The project headed by WANTFA Research Manager Dr Matthew McNee will...
PROJECT: Carbon Farming

PROJECT: Carbon Farming

Extension and Outreach Project: Overcoming barriers for West Australian Growers to participate in the Emission Reduction Fund. Carbon Farming and Emissions Management in Broadacre Agriculture This project is an Extension and Outreach Project supported by funding from...
PROJECT: Time of Sowing

PROJECT: Time of Sowing

Multiple times of seeding – small farm demonstration Aim To mimic a whole farm seeding programme in a small farm demonstration to evaluate risks and benefits of dry sowing. Background Simulation modelling analysis with a simulation model (APSIM) has indicated...
PROJECT: Frost

PROJECT: Frost

Background: This project will determine the impact of farming practices and products on cereal crop susceptibility to frost in the Southern and Western regions. Growers do not have accurate information regarding which farming practices can be cost effectively applied...

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