Michael Moodie
Research Agronomist,

Innovator in Mallee Farming. Working to develop Mallee farming systems, to grow the Mallee’s future.

North East Mallee 2022

Background Variable soils are common throughout the mallee and those associated with the dune/swale topography. Growth of all pulses, except lupin, on sandhills, is poor and can result in very low biomass and grain yield. The low biomass can also lead to increased risks for erosion […]
Background The risk of damage to pulse crops from pre-emergent herbicides is high on deep sandy soils such as encountered in the Mallee. In 2021 Syngenta released Reflex (240 g/L Fomesafen) which is a new pre-emergent herbicide recommended for pulse crops. However there is still concern […]