May - June 2009: Vol. 19, No. 1

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Features
4 Compatibility of safflower in no-till cropping systems
8 Organic soybean came naturally
12 Volatiles may help calm farming stress
15 Managing ecosystem services and pests in broadacre landscapes
18 Broadacre nutrition trials
20 New grain-based vitamin mix puts some bite into fish food
26 Domestic grain outlook
27 New water stress insurance
28 Be patriotic and pay less tax! Buy and be stimulated this year
32 Canola technology system trials
36 The no till, no sheep and ‘knowledge’ farming system
38 Dynamic crop sequence trial: An Australian first
40 It’s natural climate change, stupid!
   
Regular Sections
2 Editorial
22 Classic tractor tales
30 Modern machinery matters
34 International research review
43 News and new products
45 District reports
   
Focus Sections
Southern Australia Focus
I Crop sensors, canopy management and better decisions
V Pulses in low rainfall rotations: Case study 2
VII Hybrid lupin world first
VIII Crop doctor – south
VIII Equipping the next generation
   
Northern Focus
I What have we learnt about crown rot?
V Ley legumes increase soil nitrogen
VIII Phosphorous needs in the north


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