Colin McMaster (NSW DPI)
Ken Motley (NSW DPI)
|Contributor||Central West Farming Systems|
To study the efficiency that summer fallow rainfall was stored for the following winter crop by measureing it at 9 sites in the Parkes and Forbes district during the 2007/08 summer fallow period.
Sumemr fallow efficiencies at these sites were generally found to be within the range of 20 to 30%.
|Lead research organisation||
Central West Farming Systems
|Host research organisation||N/A|
|Trial funding source||GRDC|
This work was funded by the Lachlan Catchment Management Authority, Healthy Soils Healthy Landscapes project and the GRDC.
|Other trial partners||Not specified|
|Sow date||Not specified|
|Harvest date||Not specified|
|Plot size||Not specified|
|Plot replication||Not specified|
SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
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