Ben Jones

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(1) Agriculture Victoria Walpeup (1) BCG (1) BCG Consultant (5) BCG/Mallee Focus (1) Malle Focus (1) Mallee Focus (12) MSF (2) VIDA (2)
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To determine the impact of delaying harvest on yield and grain quality and to create management packages for varieties, as a guide for farmers.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Harvest Timing
Wemen, VIC Sandy
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To determine the competitiveness of current and new barley varieties so management packages can be developed for growers to use.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Type
Nhill, VIC
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To determine if new and existing barley varieties respond differently to varied nitrogen rates applied at sowing

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing Variety Type
Nhill, VIC
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To measure the trade-off between medic pasture growth and yield of a following cereal crop, with different termination timing of the medic pasture.

Crop type: Wheat 2 trials Grazing Regime
Jil JIl, VIC Netherby, VIC
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To identify opportunities to reduce risk and increase profitability by evaluating the soils and conditions where continuous cereal systems perform best and where inputs can be most cost-effectively targeted. Trials were established at Karoonda (Lowaldie) to test soil-specific strategies and tactics for reducing risk and increasing profitability … read more

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop Rotation Fertiliser Rate
Karoonda, SA
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To investigate the effects of grazing livestock in no-till paddocks on soil structure, soil compaction and soil moisture, weed seed burial and carbon/nitrogen cycling in no-till farming systems.

Crop type: Barley 2 trials Grazing Rate
Hopetoun, VIC Quantong, VIC
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To measure the trade-off between medic pasture growth and yield of a following cereal crop, with different termination timing of the medic pasture.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Harvest Timing
Jil JIl, VIC Calcarosol
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To investigate whether the VRT approach will markedly shift yields and profitability from the levels achieved using blanket inputs across the whole paddock in the Minnipa region.

Crop type: Medic 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Sowing Rate
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, SA Sandy loam over sandy clay loam
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To measure increases in grain protein in various barley varieties at flowering with different amounts of applied nitrogen.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Variety Type
Rupanyup, VIC
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To investigate the effects of grazing livestock in no-till paddocks on soil structure, soil composition and soil moisture, weed seed burial and carbon/nitrogen cycling in no-till farming systems.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 4 trials Grazing Stubble
Banyena, VIC Ultima, VIC
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To assess new and current varieties for thier tolerance to leaf rust.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Type
Rupanyup, VIC
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To determine the nitrogen responses of new barley varieties.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Variety Type
Corack, VIC
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To compare the yields of crops in the southern Mallee under various farming systmes in 2010.

Jil JIl, VIC
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  • To verify cereal crop production can be maintained with 0P rates when soil tests advise applying 0P on a range of soil types in a continuous cereal paddock.
  • To test strategic management of N as a long-term approach, compared with the currently recommended 'tactical' method, on a rane of soil types in a continuous cerea… read more

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate
Ouyen, VIC
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  • To evaluate the reponse of barley varieties to applied nitrogen rates at sowing.
  • To determine whether varieties repond differently if N is delayed until mid-tillering.

Crop type: Barley 2 trials Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing Variety Type
Culgoa, VIC Lubeck, VIC
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To evaluate the response of seven barley varieties to different sowing times.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Sowing Timing Variety Type
Culgoa, VIC
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To compare the yields of crops in southern Mallee farming systems in 2009.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 2 trials Soil Preparation
Jil JIl, VIC
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  • To compare performance of four different farming systems, over the years 2003-08, using prices appropriate for 2009.
  • To use a machinery inventory and relevant costings compared with contract pricing for operations.

Crop type: No crop specified 6 trials No treatment
Jil JIl, VIC
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To see how different the machinery requirements are in different farming systems.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial No treatment
Birchip, VIC
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To help conventional (till) and no-till farmers appreciate the differences in management issues between the two establishment techniques and associated farming systems.

Crop type: Lentils 3 trials Soil Preparation
Birchip, VIC
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To test if no-till crops grown on clay soils in the low rainfall, southern Mallee environment would yield better if more straw could be retained on the soil surface from the previous crop.

Crop type: Wheat,Fallow,Barley 3 trials Crop Protection Stubble
Jil JIl, VIC
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To consider how the system choices in the BCG farming systems trial over the past eight years would play out with likely 2008 prices, and to highlight some of the consistent lessons that can be applied on-farm, to farming systems change in 2008.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Crop Grazing
Jil JIl, VIC
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To report on the Farming Systems trial 2006.

Birchip, VIC
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To use machinery guidance to enable crops to be grown on wide row-spacings, with crops sown into the space between rows in the next yera.

Birchip, VIC Manangatang, VIC Wallup, VIC Werrimul, VIC
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The aim of this trial was to assess whether controlled traffic would be practical on Mallee farms

Birchip, VIC
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To find out what the noodle quality of wheat from this site is and how it compares to the noodle wheat grown in the Wimmera.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Sowing Timing Variety Type
Gnarwarre, VIC
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