Agronomic Services

By: AGnVET Services  23-Nov-2011
Keywords: Weed Management, Agronomists

Agronomic Services

The AGnVET Services network supports 27 Agronomists across 17 service centers in NSW.  Agronomists provide advice on soils, plant nutrition, plant growth, insect, disease and weed management in crops and pastures. They have extensive experience across a broad spectrum of agricultural areas, and a large support network available to address many farming issues.

Accreditation programs and continuing training, allow the Agronomists to remain abreast of new information and provide access to restricted products. Close association with other industry bodies allows up to date information to be fully utilised.

Keywords: Agronomists, Weed Management

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23-Nov-2011

GIS Info

Pesticide Application Management Plans: As part of Best Management Practice guidelines, features such as neighbour notification zones and down-wind no-spray zones may be clearly marked on accurate maps, to contribute to the responsible use of pesticides. Yield Map Overlays and Analysis: Using yield maps and other spatial data it is possible to create "multi - temporal yield analysis" and temporal stability.


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Spray Application

The success of a spray job is dependent on the product chosen, application timing and correct operation of the spray equipment. Nozzles selection, speed and pressure are critical for effective spraying, particularly of insecticides & fungicides. AGnVET Services Agronomists can assist with on-farm information for specific spray applications. Boomspray output = x no. Nozzles) x 600.


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BettaCrop

Annual agreements between customers and AGnVET Services establish a pro-active and consultative approach to crop and pasture management. BettaCrop® is a regular and comprehensive paddock monitoring program, designed to optimise potential crop and pasture productivity. Final year reports provide a summary for each paddock, particularly analysing performance benchmarks such as water use efficiency.


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Diagnostics/Testing

With knowledge of correct sampling procedures, soil pit evaluations and interpretation skills, AGnVET Services Agronomists are trained to relate to you crucial information about your soils. On-going research by industry bodies such as the Grains Research and Development Corporation and the Farrer centre, can identify the incidence of weed resistance in specific populations.