Demonstrating innovative inter-row pastures in fodder shrub systems

2013

Research organisatons
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) Jodie Reseigh, Michael Wurst (Rural Solutions SA) and Neil Ackland (EP NRM Board)
Year(s) 2013
Contributor Upper North Farming Systems
Trial location(s) Site 2, Jamestown, SA
Demonstrating innovative inter-row pastures in fodder shrub systems locations
Aims

To demonstrate inter-row pasture options for the low rainfall zone.

Key messages

Points to consider when establishing an inter-row pasture:

  • Grazing management regime
  • Timing of grazing
  • Cost/benefit of pasture mix establishment
  • Suitability of machinery for establishing an inter-row pasture
  • Amounts of pasture biomass desired
  • Ground cover levels required
  • Width of inter-row area
Lead research organisation Rural Solutions SA
Host research organisation Upper North Farming Systems
Trial funding source DAWR
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments

EP NRM Board


Other trial partners EP NRM Board
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Method

Crop types Perennial shrubs
Mixed species
Treatment type(s)
  • Grazing: Regime
Trial type
Trial design

Jamestown 2013 Perennial shrubs

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

Jamestown 2013 Mixed species

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
Site 2, Jamestown, SA Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 2, Jamestown, SA Sodosol
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.

Site 2, Jamestown SA

CAUTION: Trial site locality unknown; Climate data sourced from Upper North Farming Systems office location
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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

2013 trial report




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