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Sheep and no-till: no worries!

James Hunt (CSIRO), Neil Fettell (University of New England), Tony Swan and John Kirkegaard (CSIRO), Paul Breust (Farmlink Research) and Mark Peoples (CSIRO)

Aims:

To test whether sheep grazing in no-till systems damages soil and reduces crop yields.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Grazing Regime Stubble Management
Temora, NSW
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To discuss benefits and practicalities of individual growers weed management tactics; and to assist others to decide if adopting similar methods would be beneficial on their property.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Herbicide Sowing Row spacing Stubble Stubble Management
Kukerin, WA
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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: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type Herbicide Timing Sowing Timing
Chinkapook, VIC
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Aims:

To recommend options to improve;
• soil nutrients and groundcover, and 
• reduce disease levels and chemical use.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type Crop Rotation
Minnipa Agricultural Centre, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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Break crops for the Mallee

Claire Browne (BCG), James Hunt and Therese McBeath (CSIRO)

Aims:

To identify low risk, profitable break crops and end-uses for the Mallee region and quantify their benefits to subsequent wheat crops.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Rotation
Hopetoun, VIC
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To evaluate different commercially available forage crop varieties for their feed value and capacity to recover during winter and spring in a low rainfall Mallee-Wimmera environment.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Crop Type
Corack, VIC
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Aims:

  • To evaluate the suitability of different wheat and barley varieties for both grazing and grain production, when sown early in the cropping program in low rainfall western Victoria.
  • To evaluate how the stage at which the crop is grazed affects its recovery.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Grazing Timing Sowing Timing
Corack, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

  • To investigate the potential to incorporate a mixture of perennial species into farming systems in low-rainfall areas across southern Australia.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type Grazing Regime
Minnipa, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

  • To identify alternative perennial legumes to lucerne suitable for incorporation within cropping systems, there are at least 3 options potentially adapted to areas within the Eyre Peninsula environment.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type
Minnipa, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To report on a series of articles are from trials undertaken in 2011 on the three focus sites or funded via the
EPFS 3 project.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Fertiliser Rate
Minnipa, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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Faba bean lupin variety trial

Shayne Mathews (DPI Vic), Nicole Hellyer (SFS), John Waller (SFS)

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Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type Variety Type
Bairnsdale, VIC
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To compare the yields of crops grown under four different farming systems common to the southern Mallee region.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Grazing Regime Soil Preparation
Jil JIl, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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  • The Minnipa Agricultural Centre (MAC) has been funded by Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) to run a research and extension program (Eyre Peninsula Farming Systems 3 – Responsive Farming Systems) to improve water use efficiency on farms by 10% on upper Eyre Peninsula (EP). This is seen as one of the main ways to improve… read more

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Fertiliser Rate No treatment Precision agriculture Soil Type Sowing Rate
Minnipa, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To compare Fortune, Wyalkatchem, Wedgetail wheat and Baudin barley as grazing crops.

Badgingarra, WA
Source Data Unavailable
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Integrated pest management

Dannielle McMillan (BCG), Stuart McColl, Valerie Caron and Paul Umina (cesar)

Aims:

To give farmers a bettter understanding of the different pest management tools available and to identify which work bets in certain circumstances.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Pesticide Application
Charlton, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To determine the effectiveness of weed seed set control strategies in driving down the seedbank without reducing yields in cereal-intensive cropping systems.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Protection Pesticide Application
Jil JIl, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To see if disease suppression can be stimulated by increasing organic matter (i.e. carbon) inputs into farming systems under local conditions.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type Crop Rotation Fertiliser Type Soil amelioration Type
Minnipa, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

To see if disease suppression can be stimulated by increasing organic matter (i.e. carbon) inputs into farming systems under local conditions.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type Crop Rotation Fertiliser Type Soil amelioration Type
Poochera, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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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: Multiple 1 trial Grazing Stubble
Banyena, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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Long term disease suppression at Streaky Bay

Amanda Cook, Nigel Wilhelm, Wade Shepperd and Ian Richter (SARDI)

Aims:

To determine if disease suppression against Rhizoctonia is achievable in an upper EP environment on a grey
highly calcareous soil using different rotations and cropping inputs.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type Crop Rotation Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate
Streaky Bay, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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Long-term phosphorus (P) trial and evaluation of the DGT soil phosphorus test

Skye Gabb, Harm van Rees (BCG); Sean Mason (University of Adelaide)

2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011

Aims:

To assess the long-term impact of a range of P fertiliser rates on crop yield and economic returns

Crop type: Multiple 9 trials Fertiliser Rate
Jil JIl, VIC
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Aims:

To assess the long-term impact of a range of P fertiliser rates on crop yield and economic returns

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Fertiliser Rate
Jil JIl, VIC
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To determine the dollar value of nutrient removal by chaff cart or windrow burning systems of various crop types.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Stubble
Badgingarra, WA
Source Data Unavailable
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Plant growth regulants (PGR)

Nicole Dimos, Sam Trengove (SPAA) and Ian Oswald-Jacobs (IOJ photography)

Aims:

To assess the effects of plant growth regulants (PGR’s) on crop growth and grain yield across variable soils in wheat and barley.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Growth regulator Type
Bute, SA
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Spring sown wheat and barley

Tim Manders (SFS), Ed Hilsdon (SFS), Gary Sheppard (SFS), Jon Midwood (SFS)

Aims:

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type Fungicide Timing Inoculant Application Variety Type
Lake Bolac, VIC
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Aims:

To compare two methods for the establishment of pasture legumes (i) summer sowing where dormant hard-seed is drill sown into the paddock after the crop is harvested and (ii) traditional sowing where scarified seed is drill sown after the break of the season and knockdown weed control.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Herbicide Application Sowing Timing Variety Type
East Coorow, WA
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Aims:

  • To test whether soil fertility and health could be improved under a higher input system compared to a lower input and more traditional system.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type Crop Rotation Grazing Regime
Minnipa, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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The impact of livestock on paddock health

Jessica Crettenden and Roy Latta (SARDI, Minnipa Agricultural Centre)

Aims:

To test whether soil fertility and health could be improved under a higher input system compared with a lower input and more traditional system.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Rotation Grazing Regime
Minnipa, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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To assess the performance of annual medics in a pasture – wheat rotation over the 2009 and 2010 seasons.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type
Minnipa, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To present the Cereal Variety Disease Guide for 2011.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial No treatment
Urrbrae, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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District wheat and barley trials

Andrew Ware, Leigh Davis, Brian Purdie, Ashley Flint, Brenton Spriggs (SARDI) and Bevan Siviour (farmer)

Aims:

  • To compare current varieties to varieties which are not commonly grown in the district, and to compare varieties in soil types and rainfall regions where National Wheat Variety trials are not conducted.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Port Kenny, SA
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District wheat and barley trials

Andrew Ware, Leigh Davis, Brian Purdie, Ashley Flint, Brenton Spriggs (SARDU) and Bevan Siviour (farmer)

Aims:

  • To compare current varieties to varieties which are not commonly grown in the district, and to compare varieties in soil types and rainfall regions where National Wheat Variety trials are not conducted.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Franklin Harbour, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To identify better perennial species than what is already available in low rainfall areas.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop
Minnipa, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type Grazing Regime Variety Type
Nile, TAS
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Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type Variety Type
Lake Bolac, VIC
Research organisaton

Aims:

To identify alternative perennial legumes to lucerne suitable for incorporation within cropping systems, there are possibly at least 3 options adapted to areas within the Eyre Peninsula environment.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop
Greenpatch, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

To identify alternative perennial legumes to lucerne suitable for incorporation within cropping systems, there are possibly at least 3 options adapted to areas within the Eyre Peninsula environment.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop
Edillilie, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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Funding source

Aims:

To identify alternative perennial legumes to lucerne suitable for incorporation within cropping systems, there are possibly at least 3 options adapted to areas within the Eyre Peninsula environment.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop
Rudall, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

To identify alternative perennial legumes to lucerne suitable for incorporation within cropping systems, there are possibly at least 3 options adapted to areas within the Eyre Peninsula environment.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop
Minnipa, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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Farming Systems Trial

Ben Jones (BCG/Mallee Focus) and Claire Browne (BCG)

Aims:

To compare the yields of crops in the southern Mallee under various farming systmes in 2010.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Rotation
Jil JIl, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

To provide data to assist in decision making when planning to use a field crop as a potential resource for grazing, hay and/or grain based on seasonal conditions, while in some cases utilising the benefits of a break crop within the cropping rotation.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Crop Type Grazing
Minnipa, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

To evaluate adaptive farm systems using a case study farm and then to develop simple approaches which farmers can use to help their decision making, especially in the fact of continuing uncertain seasons and profit margins.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial No treatment
Birchip, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

To understand the impact of soil carbon and nitrogen cycling on disease suppression.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type Stubble Management
Poochera, SA
Source Data Unavailable
Important Caution The results of this trial may have been impacted by unusual or adverse events
Pests
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Aims:

To determine if disease suppression against rhizoctonia is achievable in an upper EP environment on a grey highly calcareous soil using different rotations and cropping inputs.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Fertiliser Type
Streaky Bay, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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Long-term phosphorus

Harm van Rees (BCG)

Aims:

To assess the long-term impat of a rnage of P fertiliser rates on crop yield and economic returns.

Crop type: Multiple 8 trials Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate
Jil JIl, VIC
Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

The Farming Systems Competition was commenced in 2000 to compare the impact of four different management strategies on production, profitability and sustainability at the Minnipa Agricultural Centre.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type Crop Rotation
Minnipa, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To evaluate new fodder shrubs on poor performing areas.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Variety Type
Buntine, WA
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Rhizobial inoculation can boost crop performance

Mark Peoples, Tony Swan, Laura Watson, David Pearce, Lori Phillips, Matthew Denton

Aims:

To assess the impact of rhizobial inoculation on the growth, nitrogen fixation and grain yield of faba beans and lupins in a paddoci with no recent history of growing legumes. To determine whether there was any subsequent effect of the inoculation treatment on soil mineral nitrogen and grain yield by the following wheat crop.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Rotation Inoculant Method
Culcairn, NSW
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Aims:

To report on 'think tank' responses to the following quesitons:
• How do you increase your crop water use efficiency?
• How do you maximise profit?
• How can you find more leisure time?

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop
Minnipa, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To understand the impact of soil carbon and nitrogen cycling on Rhizoctonia solani disease suppression.

Crop type: Multiple 1 trial Crop Type Crop Rotation Fertiliser Type
Minnipa, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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Funding source
South Australian Grains Industry Trust (SAGIT)