Drought - the catalyst for change

2002

Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) Rob Rendell and Nigel McGuckian (RMCG)
Year(s) 2002
Contributor Birchip Cropping Group
Trial location(s) Bendigo, VIC
Drought - the catalyst for change locations
Aims

To present ideas around drought being a catalyst for change.

Key messages

Rob Rendell spoke at the 2002 BCG-WFS Main Public Field Day on coping with adversity, reacting on emotion and bringing about change. The following article aims to capture the essence of his presentation. Drought events, or any incident of great adversity, are often catalysts for change.

Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified
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Method

Crop type
Treatment type(s)
  • No treatment
Trial type Article/commentary
Trial design Not applicable

Bendigo 2002

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Other trial notes <p>Balance is currently pending registration.</p>
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Trial source data and summary not available
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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
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Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Bendigo, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Bendigo, VIC Vertosol
National soil grid Source
NOTE: National Soil Grid data is aggregated information for background information on the wider area
Actual soil values can vary significantly in a small area and the trial soil tests are the most relevant data where available

Soil properties

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Climate

Derived climate information

No observed climate data available for this trial.
Derived climate data is determined from trial site location and national weather sources.

Bendigo VIC

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Some data on this site is sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology

SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
Jeffrey, S.J., Carter, J.O., Moodie, K.B. and Beswick, A.R. (2001). Using spatial interpolation to construct a comprehensive archive of Australian climate data , Environmental Modelling and Software, Vol 16/4, pp 309-330. DOI: 10.1016/S1364-8152(01)00008-1.

Trial report and links

2002 trial report