Fact Sheet #24 – February 2007
Chris McDonough – Rural Solutions SA
Graeme McIntosh – NSW Department of Primary Industries
To target maximum grain yield, the nutrients required by the crop need to be matched to the potential yield. Measuring Plant Available Water (PAW) is critical to calculating potential yield.
This farmtalk shows how to measure soil moisture on areas of your farm, so it can be used to calculate yield potential and ultimately a nutrient budget.