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Tag archive: BFDC

Can you come to a BFDC workshop this week?

The Better Fertiliser Decisions for Cropping (BFDC) program wants feedback. How have we done so far, and how can we improve? If you can make it, there are two sessions this week: Date: Thursday 29th November 2018 Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM followed by lunch Venue: Auditorium, Longerenong College, […]

BFDC III webinar – a chance to have your say on its future

Inspecting biomass produced in a biserrula pasture phase

Please register for a webinar on the Better Fertiliser Decisions for Cropping database and have your say on its future. – Nov 15, 2018 2:00 PM AEDT The Better Fertiliser Decisions in Cropping (BFDC) database and data interrogator has been developed over the last 7 years with training and support […]

Help shape the future of BFDC lll

A review of the Better Fertiliser Decisions for Cropping Systems in Australia database is set to commence with a series of industry consultative meetings over the next three months. The BFDC database contains yield response curves for many crops, nutrient applications and soil types across grain growing regions and has been […]

How are you growing a great break crop?

The yields of ‘break crops’ are more important to farm incomes with higher prices for some non-cereal crops.  In 2017, 22.5 million hectares were sown to winter crops. Over 20% – 4.7 million ha – were non-cereals. In the period leading up until 2011, break crops were around 14% of […]

Quality fertiliser decisions backed by science

Australian crop advisors can use the best available science to give fertiliser advice. The Better Fertiliser Decisions for Cropping (BFDC) database: is the best available data resource is continually upgraded with the latest field trial results holds data from over 5,600 research trials looking at fertiliser response underpins the recommendations […]

Crop nutrition research put in the spotlight

The More Profit From Crop Nutrition II (MPCN II) initiative features in the July/August 2016 Ground Cover Supplement. MPCN II brings together more than 20 Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) funded crop nutrition projects from across Australia with the aim of improving fertiliser input returns and nutrient use efficiency […]

How Australian crop advisors make quality fertiliser recommendations

Crop nutrition and better fertiliser decisions for cropping webinar, presented on 8 October 2015 by Tony Cox, NSW DPI, National Coordinator for the More Profit from Crop Nutrition II program, funded by the GRDC. The webinar introduced the BFDC database and the Interrogator that enables crop advisors to ensure their […]

Better Fertiliser Decisions for Cropping (BFDC) workshop

BFDC Interrogator workshop Thursday 17 September 2015, Horsham. BCG with the GRDC More Profit from Crop Nutrition II program is running  a FREE Better Fertiliser Decisions for Cropping (BFDC) interrogator workshop on . The workshop is for advisors and consultants. By the end of the workshop, participants will have authorisation to use the database […]