Simon Craig

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Agronomise (2) BCG (65) Consultant (1) Farm360 Pty Ltd (1) Farming Systems Group (1)
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Aims:

To determine the ROI from using a stripper front compared to a draper front.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 2 trials Stubble Management Stubble Height
Kooloonong, VIC
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To identify the most effective herbicide brews to control fumitory.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Rate
Lalbert, VIC
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To determine the best nitrogen and sulphur strategy for wheat grown on sandy soils in the Mallee with a full profile of moisture and a forecast El Nino.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Fertiliser Type Stubble Management
Kooloonong, VIC Sandy loam
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To determine the performance of commercial canola varieties in the Wimmera and Mallee.

Crop type: Canola 5 trials Variety Type
Horsham, VIC Kooloonong, VIC Nhill, VIC Quambatook, VIC Watchupga East, VIC Sandy loam
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To compare the performance of new and current barley varieties at two different harvest times and to determine if delaying harvest compromises yield and grain quality.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Harvest Timing Variety Type
Watchupga East, VIC Sandy loam
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To determine the performance of new and current barley varieties in the Wimmera and Mallee

Crop type: Barley 2 trials Sowing Timing Variety Type
Horsham, VIC Watchupga East, VIC Sandy loam
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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 the varietal tolerance of new and current barley varieties to foliar diseases (leaf rust, scald and SFNB).

Crop type: Barley 2 trials Fungicide Method Variety Type
Horsham, VIC Quambatook, VIC Clay loam
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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 determine the yield penalty for retaining hybrid canola varieties in different yielding and disease environments (Mallee and Wimmera).

Crop type: Canola 2 trials Variety Type
Horsham, VIC Quambatook, VIC
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To determine the effect that urea and GranAm (SOA), deep banded at different rates, has on canola establishment.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate
Sea Lake, VIC Sandy loam
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To evaluate the performance of new and current barley varieties in the Mallee and Wimmera.

Crop type: Barley 5 trials Variety Type
Birchip, VIC Horsham, VIC Quambatook, VIC Sea Lake, VIC Yanac, VIC Sandy loam
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To compare the performance of certified (F1) vs retained (F2) generations of an open-pollinated and hybrid canola variety at different plant densities.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Sowing Rate
Sea Lake, VIC
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To compare crop safety of Sakura on two barley varieties (Hindmarsh and Scope) sown at different depths.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Herbicide Method Sowing Method Variety Type
Sea Lake, VIC Sandy loam
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To evaluate the performance of new and current wheat varieties in the Mallee and Wimmera.

Crop type: Wheat 11 trials Variety Type
Birchip, VIC Brim, VIC Chinkapook, VIC Corack, VIC Hopetoun, VIC Horsham, VIC Manangatang, VIC Minyip, VIC Quambatook, VIC Ultima, VIC Yanac, VIC Sandy loam
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To compare the efficacy of broadleaf selective herbicides to control radish in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
Corack, VIC Sandy loam
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To determine the effectiveness of controlling brome grass seed set with crop-topping short- season cereals sown at different times.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 2 trials Crop Type Herbicide Timing Sowing Timing
Chinkapook, VIC Sandy loam
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To evaluate the responses of seven barley cultivars to three times of sowing (TOS): early, mid and late and assess their suitability to the Wimmera Mallee.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Sowing Timing Variety Type
Corack, VIC Clay loam
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To conduct a canola variety trial.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Type
Corack, VIC
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To determine the most effective herbicides for controlling Flaxleaf fleabane (Conyza bonariensis).

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Herbicide Rate Herbicide Application
Kooloonong, VIC
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  • To compare the various tools for determining paddock zones.
  • To determine whether thse zones neededt o be managed differently.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial No treatment Precision agriculture
Birchip, VIC Red 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 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 demonstrate the production risks associated with sowing different length maturity wheat varieties at different times.

Crop type: Wheat 2 trials Variety Type
Birchip, VIC
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To evaluate the efficacy of different foliar fungicides and fundicide mixtures for the control of stem rust in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fungicide Type Fungicide Rate
Watchem, VIC
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To evaluate the effectiveness of up-front flutriafol and in-crop fungicides for controlling stem rust and yellow leaf spot.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fungicide Type
Corack, VIC
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To demonstrate the effectiveness of weed sensing technology (WeedSeeker) for controlling problematic low population weeds (e.g. Prickly Lettuce).

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Application
Birchip, VIC
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  • To quantify the reduciton in water use for various weed species at different plant densities.
  • To identify thresholds for particular weed types and determine when weed sensing technology benefits outweight blanket spray applications.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat,Canola 3 trials Herbicide Application Herbicide Method
Corack, VIC
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To test canola varieties to provide growers with alternative options for controlling weeds.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Type
Culgoa, VIC
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To identify weed species that pose the greatest threats to agricultural produciton if incursion an dispersal is allowed to occur from roadsides and fence-lines into farmed land.

Crop type: No crop specified 4 trials Herbicide Type
Birchip, VIC Hopetoun, VIC Lalbert, VIC Sea Lake, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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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 investigate whether barley varieties vary in their tolerance to scald.
  • To compare different management strategies for controlling scald in different barley varieties.

Crop type: Barley 2 trials Fungicide Type Fungicide Timing Variety Type
Culgoa, VIC Lubeck, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To evaluate the efficacy of different foliar fungicides against stem rust in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 2 trials Fungicide Type Fungicide Timing Fungicide Application
Corack, VIC Quambatook, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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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 determine if crop sensors can be used during stem elongation to determine N content of the plant and the need for applied N.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial No treatment
Lubeck, VIC
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  • To sow wheat varieties earlier to reduce the possibility of heat shock events during grain fill whilst taking into account the frost risk.
  • To sow more than one variety in the one paddock as a mix to ensure that the whole crop is not susceptible to frost and heat shock at the same time.

Crop type: Wheat 2 trials Fertiliser Rate Sowing Rate Sowing Timing Variety Type
Birchip, VIC Kooloonong, VIC
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To review wheat varieties and alternatives to ensure the best option is chosen to maximise profit with minimal risk.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Culgoa, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To compare soil P tests for predicting crop responses on a paddock scale.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 64 trials Crop Soil Type
Berriwillock, VIC Birchip, VIC Boort, VIC Charlton, VIC Corack, VIC Culgoa, VIC Curyo, VIC Donald, VIC Jil JIl, VIC Kooloonong, VIC Nullawil, VIC Rupanyup, VIC Sheep Hills, VIC St Arnaud, VIC Warracknabeal, VIC Woomelang, VIC
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To evaluate a number of commercially available adjuvants to accompany glyphosate for summer weed control.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Method
Kooloonong, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To investigate whether polymer films can improve yields of short season crops when late sown.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat,Field peas 3 trials Sowing Timing Variety Type
Birchip, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To determine whether crop reflectance at particular wavelengths of light can be used during stem elongation to determine N content of the plant and the need for applied N.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley,Field peas 3 trials Fertiliser Application
Lubeck, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To evaluate new wheat varieties and thier suitability to the Mallee.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Woomelang, VIC
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To demonstrate the risk of sowing certain crop types in the year following application of common pre-emergent herbicide mixtures to chickpeas.

Crop type: Chickpeas 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Timing
Longerenong, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To identify suitable lucerne varieties for the Mallee and test if there are differences in establishment, persistence and production between them.

Crop type: Lucerne 2 trials Variety Type
Manangatang, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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  • To determine if fluid sources of phosphorus (P) have a greater efficiency for cereal production in the Southern Mallee.
  • To ascertain whether the effectiveness and delivery of micronutrients, such as Zinc (Zn), is improved when supplied as a fluid.

Crop type: Wheat 3 trials Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Form
Hopetoun, VIC Sea Lake, VIC Waitchie, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To ascertain the long-term benefits in crop growth and profitability as a result of regular phosphorus (P) applications.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Jil JIl, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To demonstrate how managing paddock stubble load and weed burden (paddock surface conditions) during summer can affect subsequent crop yield.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Application Stubble Stubble Management
Curyo, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To compare two soil phosphorus (P) tests (Diffusive Gradient Thin Films (DGT) and Colwell P) for their prediction of crop responses to applied-P in farmer paddocks.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 24 trials Fertiliser Timing Soil Type
Birchip, VIC Boolite, VIC Charlton, VIC Curyo, VIC Hopetoun, VIC Jil JIl, VIC Kinnabulla, VIC Kooloonong, VIC Nullawil, VIC Rupanyup, VIC St Arnaud, VIC Warracknabeal, VIC
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To demonstrate if summer crops and wheat can be grown successfully when sown in winter and covered in biodegradable polymer films.

Curyo, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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