To investigate the suitability and profitability of alternative legume crops in the Western Region.
Significant weed burdens can impact yield of legume crops considerably if not controlled well with rotation or pre and post emergent herbicide options.
Without control of weeds, soil borne diseases can be carried from legume phase into the cereal phase.
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Liebe Group would like to thank Nathan Brooks and his family for hosting this trial site and for the time and effort they have contributed to the management of the demonstration.
The group would also like to acknowledge the contribution of the Farmanco Agronomists and Consultants who have assisted our site hosts in the management of these sites and the facilitation of the Crop Sequencing workshops, which are being delivered across each of the port zones in 2018 and 2019. The economic analysis for this project has been conducted by Ben Curtis and Stacey Bell of Farmanco.
This project has been made possible through the GRDC investment: Demonstration of legumes for reliable profitability in the Western Region. Project Code: LIE1802-003SAX.
Trial source data and summary not available Check the trial report PDF for trial results.
Derived climate information
No observed climate data available for this trial. Derived climate data is determined from trial site location and national weather sources.
NOTE: Exact trial site locality unknown - Climate data may not be accurate
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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