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When Black Sea wheat is caught in conflict

The Russia Ukraine conflict will have large and structural ramifications for global grains and oilseeds...
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Don’t be fooled by the green pick

Getting productive and persistent pastures is influenced by how we manage perennial grasses during a...
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Winter shift starting for dung beetles

Two years into the dung beetle project and much of the trapping for the South-West...
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Helping you make decisions on using soil pH mapping and variable rate liming

Precision Agriculture and Southern Farming Systems have put together three farmer case studies, where producers...
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“Sun shines brightly” for Australian agriculture in the year ahead – 2022 industry outlook

Australia’s agricultural sector is set for another profitable year ahead, with the gross value of...
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Weed control during the summer fallow

It’s mid-February, you’ve finally finished harvest and you’re thinking about how nice a few weeks...
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Soil Testing

It’s that time of year again! Harvest is wrapping up for the South-West, it’s a...
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MLA Have your say on what extension you want! Win a SFS Membership!

SFS and 6 other grower groups in Southern Australia are conducting surveys on behalf of...
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SAVE THE DATE! SFS Results Morning

Harvest has now concluded across all the SW VIC sites and the team are busy...
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Could farmers actually be facing Urea shortages next season?

The headlines about urea (nitrogen) shortages have been free-flowing in recent weeks and months, elevating...
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Waterlogging and Drainage

Drainage is one of the most common topics we get asked to do work on...
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2021 grain season setting the bar high in the HRZ

Consistent warm weather has meant harvest has been kept moving with the odd storm interrupting...
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Weed Fast Facts

Weed fast facts is now available from our SFS website from the project page Less...
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Lime Assist Calculator

LimeAssist is our new lime calculator tool developed through funding from Australian Government's National Landcare Program...
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Stubble Management and the impact of stripper/disc systems in the HRZ

Large stubble loads are a continuous decision for growers in the high rainfall zone, and...
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Exciting plant phenotyping technologies on the horizon

Innovation in Plant Variety Testing Australia (INVITA) is an exciting project SFS is part of...
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What sub-clover cultivar is that?

Developing basic skills in cultivar identification can help you narrow down what sub-clover cultivars are...
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Harvest Time

Just like that, it’s time for harvest again! The acidity trials for the Smart Farmer...

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