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Correcting manganese deficiencies

By James Easton

Interest in applying manganese to crops is growing with anecdotal evidence of deficiencies increasing. So, how are deficiencies best corrected?

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Potential effects of gypsum on lupins

By James Easton

Lupins don’t like salt, and gypsum is a salt. If you grow lupins, be careful about using gypsum on the paddocks you grow them on.

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Test deeper for better fertiliser recommendations

By James Easton

We know we should sample soil deeper in the profile to get a better idea of our lime requirements, but having samples analysed for nutrients also tells more about the fertilisers we need.

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Agras outperforms MAP in 2018 and 2019

By CSBP Team

Over the last two years we conducted five trials to investigate the benefits of using a lower analysis phosphorus product like Agras against MAP.

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Better returns from banded N in a dry year

By James Easton

This year trials near Binnu and Carnamah showed banding higher rates of Flexi-N at seeding could be profitable in a dry year.

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Are we applying enough nitrogen on canola?

By James Easton

CSBP trials in the state's south show that nitrogen is a major limiting factor for many canola crops.

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Phosphorus responses and different sources

By James Easton

Early results from this year’s trials program are highlighting the importance of P fertiliser for wheat production.

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How much sulfur does canola need?

By James Easton

Canola is often regarded as having a high requirement for sulfur, but does it?

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