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Cropping

Using fertiliser to increase hay & silage yields

  Nitrogen Nitrogen fertiliser can be used to boost pasture growth. For nitrogen applications to be successful, the grass must be in a growing state. If the grass is not growing, the plants will not take up the nutrient. The response that can be obtained from applying nitrogen depends on numerous factors such as:  ...
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Slug Control in Tasmanian Crops and Pastures

With recent good rainfalls in Tasmania it is imperative to be on the lookout for slugs on emerging crops. Slugs are a serious pest on many crops and pastures, as adoption of minimum tillage practices increase on Tasmanian farms.   Less tillage combined with retention of residues (stubbles) enables greater food sources and shelter for...
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Slug Control in Tasmanian Crops and Pastures

With recent good rainfalls in Tasmania it is imperative to be on the lookout for slugs on emerging crops. Slugs are a serious pest on many crops and pastures, as adoption of minimum tillage practices increase on Tasmanian farms.   Winter wheat crop emerging through poppy stubble with slug damage, Tasmania Less tillage combined with retention...
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Success with Growing Forage Brassicas, Tasmania

Success™ with Forage Brassicas starts with Success Neo. Success Neo Insecticide from Dow AgroSciences provides control of a wide range of caterpillar insects in many crops.  Reliable control of diamondback moth in forage brassicas gives graziers the potential to again consider this high quality, low cost feed as part of their production system. Agronomist Dan...
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Success with Growing Forage Brassicas, Tasmania

Success™ with Forage Brassicas starts with Success Neo. Success Neo Insecticide from Dow AgroSciences provides control of a wide range of caterpillar insects in many crops.  Reliable control of diamondback moth in forage brassicas gives graziers the potential to again consider this high quality, low cost feed as part of their production system.   Agronomist...
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