Nutrients and Fertilisers

Top Soils Omission trial plots

Strategies for waterlogged crops in the High Rainfall Zone of the Southern Region

Can Nutrition aid recovery of waterlogged crops? And what are the legacy effects for the next season? When waterlogging has destroyed the autumn sown crop, what are the options for spring sowing? What drainage options have growers adopted in the HRZ? What resources and research has been done?
  • GRDC
  • Greta Duff, Ashley Amourgis
  • Hamilton, Streatham, Vite Vite North, Cressy (TAS)
  • Past
Poster 11 soil core IMG 2257

HEALTHY SOILS

Healthy soils are the foundation of a productive and profitable grazing system. The “Healthy Soils” project helps producers develop skills in diagnosis of soil constraints and selection of appropriate management options to build the soil condition they want.
  • MLA
  • Lisa Miller,
  • Southern Feed Base
  • Current
Faba Bean Nodulation

NITROGEN FIXATION

Pulses are estimated to fix about 120kg N/ha, or more than 220,000 tonnes N across Australia, worth about $220 million each year. However, not all pulses are well nodulated and fix N to their potential, especially on acidic soils. It was recently estimated (by the GRDC) that N fixation could...
  • GRDC & MSF
  • , Greta Duff, Grace Evans
  • South West Victoria
  • Current

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