Field crops have been pivotal to the progress of agriculture in this country. The heavy emphasis on principles in the book provides readers with a good basis to evaluate new crops and varieties and their place in cropping systems.
This publication has been the main Australian agronomy textbook for university students since 1980, this latest edition is able to be downloaded for free.
Australian Agriculture in 2020: From Conservation to Automation
This book, produced for Agronomy Australia, explores the evolution of Australian farming systems over the past 30 years. It details the changes to farming practice and technology including new approaches to weed, pest and disease management, and also looks ahead to examine the challenges ahead.
Edited by Charles Sturt University Emeritus Professor Jim Pratley and CSIRO Chief Research Scientist Dr John Kirkegaard.