Correcting manganese deficienciesBy James Easton
Interest in applying manganese to crops is growing with anecdotal evidence of deficiencies increasing. So, how are deficiencies best corrected?
Potential effects of gypsum on lupinsBy 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.
Test deeper for better fertiliser recommendationsBy 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.
Agras outperforms MAP in 2018 and 2019By 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.
Better returns from banded N in a dry yearBy 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.
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.
Phosphorus responses and different sourcesBy James Easton
Early results from this year’s trials program are highlighting the importance of P fertiliser for wheat production.
How much sulfur does canola need?By James Easton
Canola is often regarded as having a high requirement for sulfur, but does it?