All clear for heavy loads
VicRoads is supporting farmers during the harvest season by allowing larger loads on approved heavy vehicles under the Grain Harvest Management Scheme
Grain growers who this year cut moisture-stressed and frost-affected crops for hay and silage are advised to record their crop management strategies and the outcomes for benchmarking purposes.
Dry condition were a key topic of conversation at the Riverine Plains open day, with growers concerned about the creeping drought.
Immediate seasonal constraints such as frost and moisture-stressed crops, as well as ongoing challenges around sub-soil acidity and capacity within the grains industry, were among growers’ issues raised with the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Southern Region Panel during its recent annual spring tour.
For Mulwala’s Fiona Marshall, this season has been a case of just holding on for two more weeks.
When New Zealand grower Eric Watson talks about growing wheat, he makes it sound easy.
The Grains Research and Development Corporation is running workshops on avoiding harvester fires.
About 30 people, mostly farmers, attended a Successful Summer Cropping workshop at Katunga Recreation Reserve on September 12.
Having been associated with the hay industry for 30 years, Mulwala’s Lochie Donald knows a fair few tricks of the trade.
Cropping farmers are battling through a tough season, with many crops having to be cut for hay.
The Farmall series is one of the most popular in the Case IH tractor family and, from next month, local farmers will have even more choice with the addition of the JXM models.
At a paddock in Hunter, 10km north-west of Elmore, the first Krone Big M 450 sold in Australia is already at work cutting hay.
Corn growers searching for a true all-rounder, suitable for grain or silage production, should get their hands on a variety called HM-114 this summer.
Total winter crop production is expected to drop by 12percent nationally to 33.2million tonnes, with production declines forecast in all eastern states, according to the latest Australian crop report.
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