November - December 2008: Vol. 18, No. 4

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Features
4 A mine next door doesn’t have to mean hard labour
8 Helping wean the chemicals industry off crude oil
9 Superenzymes to help turn the corner on biofuel costs
11 Bank on bibutanol with wheat straw
13 The Cut Lunch Cocky returns – so did the bees
16 Which cereal seed treatment?
18 Disease protection plus class upgrade
20 High performance harvesting for quality seed
22 Recent developments in water resource management
25 NAB grains outlook
27 Domestic grain outlook
28 The Warnes spin a compelling yean about oilseeds
38 Controlling volunteers in GM canola GM canola has delivered
39 Consumers aren’t concerned about GM
40 Strippers caught on video
41 Future grain leader stand up
   
Regular Sections
2 Editorial
30 Modern machinery matters
32 Classic tractor tales
36 International research review
42 News and new products
44 District reports
   
Focus Sections
Southern Australia Focus
I Long-term canola study helps to shed the ‘risky’ tag
V New wheat weapons in WA grower arsenal
VI Twin sowing for more profitable pastures
VI Lupins for human consumption
VII Crop doctor – south
VIII Effective control option reduces risk of resistance
   
Northern Focus
I Barnyard grass and double knock
VI Sorghum and nitrogen in 2008
VII New pest control thresholds for chickpeas
VIII Making helicoverpa control decisions for chickpeas


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