Top Soils

Top Soils Project – Gippsland

A major project across Gippsland for the last 10 years has been the Top Soils...
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Can canola captivate – global canola production forecast

The global canola season of 2022/23 is soon coming to an end. As global production...
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The benefits of mixed species crops

Mixed species crops are proving to be a handy tool for mixed farming enterprises, who...
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‘What goes up, must come down’ – Australian winter crop outlook

The nation is on track to plant an impressive 23.48 million hectare winter crop this...
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Better Soil Conditions for the Next Generation

No longer are people content just to be sustainable, but they are striving to create...
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Applying Lime in East Gippsland’s High Country

Between 2014-15, a survey was conducted across various agricultural regions in East Gippsland to assess...
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Check out our latest Farm Focus Video!

Farm Focus-Livestock Containment Video has just been released on the SFS You Tube channel! Check...
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SFS New Graduate Research & Extension Officer

Southern Farming Systems has just employed our fourth Graduate Reasearch and Extension Officer.  "We are...
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Dung Beetles on a Roll

Dung beetles are miracle agricultural engineers, through their actions of tunneling dung into the soil,...
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Animal Production & Feed Budgeting at Chatsworth House

Last Thursday 25th May, 29 women from all over the western district braved the cold...
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With El Niño climate models steady, now is the time to review drought resilience

Putting farm businesses under a ‘drought microscope’ is step one in being prepared. The latest...
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Global grain and oilseed estimates: ‘assuming nothing goes wrong’

This month has seen the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have its first crack...
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Corangamite & Glenelg Hopkins CMA Soil Testing – What is it telling us??

In the Corangamite region SFS has been delivering the Improving On Farm Soil Project that...
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Fine tuning feed budgeting

The Glenelg Hopkins Rural Women on Farms groups are keen to learn how to create...
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A year of record highs for Victorian farmland – Rabobank report

Median agricultural land prices in Victoria jumped by 28 per cent in 2022 – after...
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Important notice of immediate changes for canola treated with haloxyfop

Australian canola growers and farm advisors are notified that the European Union (EU) has announced...
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Crop sequencing project kicks off

This year will be the first year of a new project managed by by the...
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A glimpse into the new wheat season – a global perspective

With northern hemisphere wheat heading into the important yield-determining month of May, attention is turning...

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