Mark Klante (SARDI)
Roy Latta (SARDI)
|Contributor||SARDI Minnipa Agricultural Centre|
To provide early feed for stock in autumn, a time of year when pastures haven’t established properly, and get ewes and lambs out of the confinement feedlot and onto good quality feed as soon as possible.
|Lead research organisation||
SARDI Minnipa Agricultural Centre
|Host research organisation||N/A|
|Trial funding source||GRDC UA00117|
Eyre Peninsula Farming Systems
Thanks to Brett McEvoy and Trent Brace for site management.
|Other trial partners||Not specified|
|Sow date||24 April 2009|
|Harvest date||Nil (spray topped)|
|Plot size||Not specified|
|Plot replication||Not specified|
|Rainfall avg ann (mm)||325mm|
|Rainfall avg gsr (mm)||242mm|
|Rainfall trial total (mm)||421mm|
|Rainfall trial gsr (mm)||333mm|
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.