Farming Systems Trial

2011

Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) Tim McClelland (BCG)
Year(s) 2011
Contributor Birchip Cropping Group
Trial location(s) Jil JIl, VIC
Farming Systems Trial locations
Aims

To compare the yields of crops grown under four different farming systems common to the southern Mallee region.

Key messages
  • It is possible that a one off cultivation in no-till systems could increase crop yields in successive years..
  • Standard and Fuel Burners outyielded No Till, followed by Reduced Till, followed by Hungry
    Sheep
Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation N/A
Trial funding source BCG members
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments

This project was funded by BCG members through their membership fees.


Other trial partners Not specified
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Method

Crop types Wheat
Canola
Chickpeas
Field peas
Barley
Treatment type(s)
  • Grazing: Regime
  • Soil: Preparation
Trial type
Trial design

Jil JIl 2011 Wheat

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified

Jil JIl 2011 Canola

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified

Jil JIl 2011 Chickpeas

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
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Jil JIl 2011 Field peas

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified

Jil JIl 2011 Barley

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
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Trial source data and summary not available
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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Jil JIl, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Jil JIl, VIC Calcarosol
Soil Moisture Source: BOM/ANU
Average amount of water stored in the soil profile during the year, estimated by the OzWALD model-data fusion system.
Year Jil JIl VIC
2011 850.6mm
2010 853.5mm
2009 810.2mm
2008 802.1mm
2007 809.8mm
2006 814.0mm
2005 848.9mm
2004 795.2mm
2003 821.3mm
2002 792.0mm
2001 801.4mm
2000 744.9mm
National soil grid Source: CSIRO/TERN
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.

Jil JIl VIC

NOTE: Exact trial site locality unknown - Climate data may not be accurate
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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 last modified: 21-11-2019 15:28pm AEST