Fertiliser trials protecting waterways and farmers

Increased confidence in the use of recommended fertiliser application rates across a range of agricultural areas is one of the early benefits to emerge from the State Government’s uPtake program (the program). Results from last year’s trials were consistent with data from the national Better Fertiliser Decisions for Pastures project … Read More

Fertiliser in focus on the south coast

Best practice fertiliser use was top of the agenda at a recent agronomist workshop in Albany on Western Australia’s south coast. The successful workshop focused on providing attendees with the best available fertiliser advice, enabling them to then feed this information back to farmers in an effort to help them … Read More

uPtake field days across the south west

More than 140 farmers, industry representatives and researchers gathered together across the greater south west in recent months to experience the results of phosphorus fertiliser trials. The field days (which ran from the Peel Harvey Catchment in the north, to Oyster Harbour Catchment in the south) form part of the … Read More

Partnerships for Smarter Farming

Thirty-six fertiliser trials will be established across the South West over the next three years to test phosphorus requirements under local conditions, and with new pasture species, as part of the Smart Farming Partnership project. The trials will explore innovative technology and practices to improve nutrient use efficiency on grazing … Read More