Ag Excellence News and Updates

Biodiversity in low rainfall grazing systems of South Australia

March 3, 2013

Encouraging native species in grazing systems in the Upper North of South Australia has provided many benefits in terms of soil health, biodiversity conservation and production. Achieving and maintaining…

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Cell Grazing in Low Rainfall

March 3, 2013

Neil Sleep discusses the cell grazing system he has developed on the family farm near Peterborough in the Upper North of South Australia with Michael Wurst from Rural Solutions…

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Establishing Perennial Shrubs for Pasture

March 3, 2013

Ian Ellery, on the family property at Morchard in the Upper North of South Australia, explains how returning unproductive cereal cropping land has been assisted by trial work conducted…

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Perennial Shrubs for Low Rainfall Farming

March 3, 2013

Ian Ellery discusses transforming from a wheat based system to a perennial shrub based system on his family farm at Morchard in the Upper North of South Australia. A…

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Rhizoctonia Disease Management Following Pasture

February 25, 2013

Chris McDonough, from Rural Solutions SA, demonstrates how to identify the root disease, Rhizoctonia, and how to manage your paddocks to minimise it’s effects.  

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Grazing Cereal Crops

February 25, 2013

Mid-north consultant, Mick Faulkner, and farmer Ben Przibilla, talk to us about the benefits of grazing cereals, and provide some management tips.

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Herbicide Use and Crop Safety

February 17, 2013

A/Prof, Chris Preston, of Adelaide University, talks about the issues around crop safety and herbicide use.

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Trials to Improve Understanding of Herbicide Resistance

February 17, 2013

Dr Peter Boutsalis, of the University of Adelaide, talks about herbicide resistance trials.

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Understanding Herbicides Through Controlled Trials

February 11, 2013

Dr Peter Boutsalis talks about herbicide trials happening at the University of Adelaide.

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Minimising Spray Drift

February 11, 2013

Mid-North consultant, Mick Faulkner talks about the problems of spray drift, and offers some management solutions.

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