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USDA Cover Crops Chart

USDA Cover Crops Chart
11 Oct 2016

The Cover Crop Chart (v. 2.1) is designed to assist producers with decisions on the use of cover crops in crop and forage production systems. The information is based on USA conditions and care is required to adapt the information to Australian conditions.

The information provides a good summary of the different cover crop options for warm and cool seasons.

Soils in Schools initiative by Soil Science Australia

Soils in Schools initiative by Soil Science Australia
21 Jul 2016

The Soils in Schools program started in 2015, the UN declared International Year of Soils. It is an initiative of Soil Science Australia.

This programs vision is to communicate and educate school children on the relevance of soils in everyday life and to encourage a wider interest in our soil resources.

Soil Testing for Vegetabe Crops: Webinar recording

Soil Testing for Vegetabe Crops: Webinar recording
19 Jul 2016

Doris Blaesing and Gordon Rogers from the Soil Wealth team, presented a webinar on how to get the most from soil testing for vegetable crops.

If you missed this popular webinar, you can view the recording and download the presentation from here.

How to control Pythium in vegetable crops with Dr Len Tesoriero

How to control Pythium in vegetable crops with Dr Len Tesoriero
15 Apr 2016

How to control Pythium in vegetable crops with Dr Len Tesoriero. Video of a Webinar run on the 31st March 2016 with DR Len Tesoriero (NSW DPI) and Dr Kelvin Montagu from AHR.

Soil diseases in vegetables under attack in new project

Soil diseases in vegetables under attack in new project
8 Feb 2016

Soil-borne diseases are a major threat to vegetable production and now a new project is tackling the problem.

Resistance Management Strategy Web Tool

Resistance Management Strategy Web Tool
1 Feb 2016

The Resistance Management Strategies web tool provides easy access to information on the sustainable use of pesticides.

Chemical control of nematodes in carrots

Chemical control of nematodes in carrots
26 Nov 2015

This webpage on the DAFWA site provides information on chemical options for the control of nematodes in carrot crops.

Biofumigation media from the 5th International Symposium of Biofumigation

Biofumigation media from the 5th International Symposium of Biofumigation
8 Oct 2015

This webpage contains videos, documents and photos from the 5th International Symposium of Biofumigation held in September 2014.

Making the most of your on-farm trials

Making the most of your on-farm trials
28 Sep 2015

A well-planned and managed on-farm trial is a great way to test new ideas, products, and equipment. But, to provide meaningful information, even a simple on-farm trial takes time to plan and carry-out.

To find out how to make the most of your on-farm trials please go to this web page.

Compost for Soils

Compost for Soils
22 Jun 2015

Compost for Soils is a free, independent source of information about the use of compost in agricultural systems.

The site has a range of fact sheets and case studies focused on commerical use of compost in vegetables, vines, tree horticulture and broad acre crops.

Growing Capsicums

Growing Capsicums
15 Jun 2015

Growing healhty, productive capsicum crops - a resource package based on the successful practices of Virginia capsicum grower Phuong Vo.

Brassica Information Kit. Agrilink, your growing guide to better farming guide

Brassica Information Kit. Agrilink, your growing guide to better farming guide
21 May 2015

This website contains a series of documents to guide you through the successful prodution of Brassica crops.