Test crops thriving

Farmers examine demonstration crops at last month’s Kyalite Crop Walk and Spray Application Workshop.

Farmers examine demonstration crops at last month’s Kyalite Crop Walk and Spray Application Workshop.

DEMONSTRATION crops sown earlier this year at Kyalite, near Balranald, are progressing well following inspections carried out at a Mallee Sustainable Farming workshop last month.

Last month’s Kyalite Crop Walk and Spray Application Workshop, co-ordinated by Mallee Sustainable Farming and supported by stakeholders including Western Local Land Services, included inspection of the trial site and covered important information on herbicide resistance management and spray application.

The demonstration site, which was sown in mid-May, will provide valuable insights on the impacts of pre-emergent herbicides on selected break crops and monitor the perform­ance of break crops on two soil types.

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