pH Mapping and potash trials

2010

Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) Nicole Dimos (SPAA), Andrew Whitlock (PrecisionAgriculture.com.au), Karen Haigh (FSG, Southern Farming Systems), Martin peters (FarmingIT)
Year(s) 2010
Contributor Society of Precision Agriculture Australia
Trial location(s) Site 4, Glenthompson, VIC
Site 5, Glenthompson, VIC
pH Mapping and potash trials locations
Aims
  • To investigate the benefits of a range of spatial datasets including soil pH mapping, satellite imagery, yiled maps.
  • To compare different potash rates in areas of paddocks which are believed to be potash deficient.
Key messages

Agronomists and farmers throughout the Glenthompson region appreciate the presence of potassium deficinancy, however little has been done to understand the spatial distribution across the landscape. This demonstration trial has utilised a range of spatial technologies, strategic soil sampling and local knowledge to determine opportunites for variable rate potash.

Lead research organisation Society of Precision Agriculture Australia
Host research organisation N/A
Trial funding source GRDC SPA000010
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners CSBP Soil Laboratory, Dave McInnes (Grower).
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Method

Crop types Barley
Wheat
Lupins
Treatment type(s)
  • No treatment: Precision agriculture
Trial type
Trial design

Glenthompson 2010 Barley

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Glenthompson 2010 Wheat

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Glenthompson 2010 Lupins

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Glenthompson 2010 Barley

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Glenthompson 2010 Lupins

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Glenthompson 2010 Wheat

Sow rate or Target density 90 kg/ha
Sow date 26 May 2010 26 May 2010
Harvest date Not specified
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Fertiliser

80kg/ha MAP, 80kg/ha Urea,

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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 4, Glenthompson, VIC Not specified
Site 5, Glenthompson, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 4, Glenthompson, VIC Sodosol
Site 5, Glenthompson, VIC 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 4, Glenthompson VIC

Site 5, Glenthompson VIC

Site 4, Glenthompson VIC

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Site 5, Glenthompson 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.




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