Michael Moodie

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CSIRO (1) CSIRO Agriculture (2) Frontier Farming Systems (20) Moodie Ag (1) MSF (27) Sustainable Farming Inc. (1)
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To evaluate the impacts of the soil amelioration practices of deep ripping and organic matter inputs on the growth and production of lupin, lentil and chickpea grown on deep sandy soils in the Mallee.

Crop type: Chickpeas,Lentils,Lupins 3 trials Crop Type Soil amelioration
Kooloonong, VIC
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Southern Pulse Agronomy

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To evaluate the impact of rate and application timing on tolerance of PBA Hurricane XT to a range of Group C herbicide on deep sandy soils in the Mallee.

Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Herbicide Rate Herbicide Timing
Pinnaroo, SA
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Southern Pulse Agronomy

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To evaluate the effect of sowing time and seeding rates on the production of key lentil varieties grown in the Pinnaroo district.

Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Sowing Timing
Pinnaroo, SA
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Southern Pulse Agronomy

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To assess the impact of seeding time on the production of field pea, lentil and chickpea crops sown in in the low rainfall zone.

Loxton, SA
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Southern Pulse Agronomy

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To determine if grain yields of lupins can be increased through desiccation and timely harvest.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Harvest Timing
Pinnaroo, SA Deep sand
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Southern Pulse Agronomy

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To evaluate the effects of different seeding systems, which alter seed bed utilization on vetch biomass production.

Crop type: Vetch 2 trials Sowing Method
Pinnaroo, SA Deep sand
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Southern Pulse Agronomy

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Crop type: Chickpeas 1 trial Fungicide Fungicide Type Fungicide Timing Variety Type
Werrimull, VIC
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Crop type: Chickpeas 1 trial Inoculant Inoculant Type Inoculant Rate Variety Type
Werrimull, VIC
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Crop type: Field peas 1 trial Fungicide Fungicide Type Fungicide Timing Variety Type
Werrimull, VIC
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Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Variety Type
Pinnaroo, SA
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Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Herbicide Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate Herbicide Timing Variety Type
Ouyen, VIC
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Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Fertiliser Fertiliser Type Variety Type
Ouyen, VIC
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To to establish if;

  • Supplying 50 kg DAP/ha with seed had a consistent yield penalty, and
  • If wheat yield could be improved by altering the placement of sowing fertiliser.
Crop type: Wheat 3 trials Fertiliser Method
Karoonda, SA Loxton, SA Ouyen, VIC
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To address the following question:

Are there Zn containing N fertiliser products that have a consistent produciton or N use efficiency advantage over urea?

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Timing
Loxton, SA
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  • Trials were implemented to compare break crop productivity and profitability on major soil types in the northern South Australian Mallee. This information will help farmers in the region to select the most appropriate break crop for their farming system.

Loxton, SA Waikerie, SA
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To better understand yield drivers of canola in eastern Australia by improving the profitability of canola as part of the 'Optimised Canola Profitability (OCP)' project..

Crop type: Canola 3 trials Sowing Sowing Timing Variety Variety Type
, SA Lameroo, SA
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Sandy soil types of the Northern Mallee often underperform despite good weed management and increased inputs of nitrogen and sulfur. There is still a yield gap that can be addressed, with anecdotal evidence of unused water commonly remaining in the soil at depths of approximately 60cm at harvest.
After several years of demonstrating the v… read more

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate
Loxton, SA
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Sandy soil types of the Northern Mallee often underperform despite good weed management and increased inputs of nitrogen and sulfur. There is still a yield gap that can be addressed, with anecdotal evidence of unused water commonly remaining in the soil at depths of approximately 60cm at harvest.
After several years of demonstrating the v… read more

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type
Ouyen, VIC
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Sandy soil types of the Northern Mallee often underperform despite good weed management and increased inputs of nitrogen and sulfur. There is still a yield gap that can be addressed, with anecdotal evidence of unused water commonly remaining in the soil at depths of approximately 60cm at harvest.
After several years of demonstrating the v… read more

Crop type: Wheat 2 trials Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing
Loxton, SA Ouyen, VIC
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To compare break crop productivity and profitability on major soil types in the northern South Australian Mallee.
 

Crop type: Chickpeas,Field peas,Lentils,Lupins,Vetch,Canola 12 trials Crop Crop Type Crop Rotation
Loxton, SA Waikerie, SA
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Trials were implemented to compare break crop productivity and profitability on major soil types in the northern South Australian Mallee. This information will help farmers in this region to select the most appropriate break crop for their farming system.

Loxton, SA Waikerie, SA
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To compare the impact and profitability of the inclusion of broadleaved break crops in paddock rotations in the Northern Victorian Mallee.

Carwarp, VIC Karawinna, VIC Meringur, VIC Merrinee, VIC Wargan, VIC
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The integration of cropping and grazing remains a major management challenge in the Mallee. Technology such as portable fencing systems and virtual fencing potentially offer a solution to improve grazing management in large Mallee paddocks with high soil variability. However, to effectively design and deploy these innovative grazing techniques, … read more

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Grazing Timing
Nandaly, VIC
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To understand the grazing behavior of livestock in paddocks to utilise technology such as portable fencing systems.

Crop type: Vetch 1 trial Crop Type Grazing
Nandaly, VIC
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To identify strategies that minimise the risk of canola production in the low rainfall zone.

Crop type: Canola 2 trials Sowing Sowing Timing
Minnipa, SA Ouyen, VIC
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For canola to be a sustainable, long-term break crop option for low rainfall farmers, low risk management systems need to be investigated. This project was undertaken to identify strategies that minimise the risk of canola production in the low rainfall zone. This will improve the long term profitability of canola in low rainfall farming systems… read more

Crop type: Canola 2 trials Crop Type Fertiliser Timing Sowing Timing
Minnipa, SA Ouyen, VIC
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To quantify how much brome grass seed was retained on plants at different times of harvest.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Harvest Timing
Ouyen, VIC
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To quantify the agronomic benefits that break crops can provide in Mallee cropping rotations so that farmers can be confident of the long term benefits of more diverse crop sequences.

Wargan, VIC
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Two separate trials were implemented in 2014 with one trial aim to compare the productivity of pulse crops with the intention of grain yield and the other trial to compare the productivity of pulse crops with the intention of using as a brown manure

Wargan, VIC
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To build on previous crop sequencing projects, using farmer equipment and paddock lengthtrial strips to help assess both the profitability and practicality of various pulse options: to help farmers see these crops growing for themselves, discuss the various issues involved and then better decide what may best suit their farming systems

Wunkar, SA
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The aim of this project was to test if including one or two-year break phases in low rainfall crop sequences could successfully address agronomic constraints to increase the productivity of subsequent cereal crops and improve the profitability of the long term crop sequence when compared to maintaining continuous cereal

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The GRDC Low Rainfall Crop Sequencing project is identifying the effects that different break crops and rotations have on Mallee farming systems. Farmers have increasingly adopted continuous cereal cropping strategies as non-cereal crops are perceived as riskier than cereals due to greater yield and price fluctuations. Therefore, it is important… read more

Wargan, VIC
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The GRDC Low Rainfall Crop Sequencing project is identifying the effects that different break crops and rotations have on Mallee farming systems. Farmers have increasingly adopted continuous cereal cropping strategies as non-cereal crops are perceived as riskier than cereals due to greater yield and price fluctuations. However, break phases can … read more

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop Rotation
Wargan, VIC
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  • To use PA maps to identify and sample soil zones within a paddock.
  • To identify potential soil specific nitrogen responses within paddocks.
  • To compare different nitrogen fertiliser products.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Soil Type
Ouyen, VIC Brown sandy loam over limestone
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To use PA maps to indentify and sample soil zones within a paddock. To identify potential soil specific nitrogen responses within paddocks

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Soil Type
Mildura, VIC
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To use PA maps to indentify and sample soil zones within a paddock. To investigate soil phosphorus levels in different soil types with a paddock. To see if altering fertiliser rates at sowing has an impact on grain yield.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Soil Type
Mildura, VIC Brown sandy clay loam
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