Crops and Pastures
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: Best Practice Poppy Growing Guide for Tasmania
The aim of these notes is to highlight the “must do’s” or issues that must be addressed so as not to limit the potential of a crop to achieve a yield that approaches the limit of the plant for the specific season and site.
: General Biosecurity Duty
The General Biosecurity Duty reinforces that everyone has a role to play in protecting our unique environment and primary industries against biosecurity risks.
: Producing Industrial Hemp in Tasmania
Hemp is the fibre that is produced from plants of the cannabis genus. This paper seeks to present an understanding of the legislation governing industrial hemp production in Tasmania.
: Small and New Landholders and Hobby Farmers
Direct information to help landholders understand the regulatory requirements for agricultural operations – and provide a wide range of useful links and contacts covering a range of topics, including business development.
: Working Together for Healthy Waterways
The NRM North Land Program have filmed discussions on soil liming and diverse pasture trials. Features seed sowing rates in the Carbon in Pastures trials and the movement effect of calcium carbonate through the soil profile in the Soil Acidification trials.
: 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
: Grain and Graze 3 (GRDC)
The Grain & Graze program aims to boost farm profitability across the mixed farming zone of southern Australia, while helping to protect the environment.
: Grains Research & Development Corporation
The Grains Research & Development Corporation is one of the world's leading grains research organisations, responsible for planning, investing and overseeing research and development, delivering improvements in production, sustainability and profitability across the Australian grains industry.
: National Variety Trials
Provides access to independent results on the performance of recently released grain and field crop varieties from trials conducted around Australia.
: Planning your summer cropping
Dairy Australia have developed a Planning your Summer Cropping Factsheet which highlights key points to consider when making decisions to plan your summer cropping program.
: Precision Agriculture (GRDC)
Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) information on the adoption of precison agriculture in Australian cropping.
Viterra (Previously known as Ezigrain) provides topical information and a range of valuable services to assist grain growers, transporters and marketers in managing their business more effectively.