Eyre Peninsula Farming Systems 3 Project – Responsive Farming Systems

2011

Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) Roy Latta (SARDI)
Year(s) 2011
Contributor SARDI Minnipa Agricultural Centre
Trial location(s) Minnipa, SA
Mudamuckla, SA
Wharminda, SA
Eyre Peninsula Farming Systems 3 Project – Responsive Farming Systems locations
Aims

To report on a series of articles are from trials undertaken in 2011 on the three focus sites or funded via the
EPFS 3 project.

Key messages

Current projects are:

  • Can adjusting zones within N1 paddock at Minnipa improve VRT outcomes?
  • Small plot evaluation of the variable rate sowing paddock N1 at Minnipa
  • Farming systems WUE survey 2010 – practices
  • Responsive farming for soil type at Mudamuckla
  • Responsive farming for soil type at Wharminda
  • Manganese response in barley at Wharminda
  • Can we reduce our phosphorus inputs?
  • Crop production using replacement P
  • Measuring the effect of residual P
Lead research organisation SARDI Minnipa Agricultural Centre
Host research organisation N/A
Trial funding source GRDC UA00107
Related program Eyre Peninsula Farming Systems
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners UoA, CSIRO, EPARF
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Method

Crop type No crop specified
Treatment type(s)
  • Fertiliser: Rate
Trial type Article/commentary
Trial design Not applicable

Minnipa 2011

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

Mudamuckla 2011

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

Wharminda 2011

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
Minnipa, SA Not specified
Mudamuckla, SA Not specified
Wharminda, SA Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Minnipa, SA Calcarosol
Mudamuckla, SA Tenosol
Wharminda, SA Sodosol
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 Minnipa SA Mudamuckla SA Wharminda SA
2011 383.4mm106.9mm464.8mm
2010 385.3mm93.0mm435.8mm
2009 391.3mm103.1mm397.0mm
2008 330.4mm81.5mm383.1mm
2007 331.2mm70.1mm376.1mm
2006 334.5mm87.0mm387.5mm
2005 288.0mm92.8mm330.1mm
2004 296.1mm92.5mm311.0mm
2003 293.2mm82.5mm344.1mm
2002 283.3mm69.8mm317.2mm
2001 343.9mm82.3mm350.6mm
2000 389.0mm98.3mm407.7mm
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.

Minnipa SA

Mudamuckla SA

Wharminda SA

Minnipa SA

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Mudamuckla SA

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Wharminda SA

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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

2011 trial report



Trial last modified: 10-09-2019 15:36pm AEST