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Crop Production Tools

Tools to assist with crop production, protection and forward planning.

Land capability handbook for Tasmanian soils

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Cereal growth stages (GRDC)

Designed to give growers greater confidence in identifying the important cereal growth stages and how they relate to the principles of disease management and canopy management

Drought tools (MLA)

Here you will find some useful information that may help you manage your animals and pastures through the dry times.

Land Capability (DPIPWE)

The Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) uses the Land Capability Classification System to assess, classify and map land according to its ability to support a range of crops, taking into account factors such as soil type, erosion risk and climate.

Managing Tasmanian Native Pastures

Native pastures underpin the long-term productivity, profitability and sustainability of grazing activities on many Tasmanian properties, particularly fine wool grazing properties. They are also a significant vegetation community for conserving native plants and animals, and maintaining stable and healthy soils.

Precision Agriculture (GRDC)

Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) information on the adoption of precison agriculture in Australian cropping.

Soil erosion (NSW)

Provides information on different types of erosion and how to monitor erosion and manage erosion.