North East Farming Futures

NEFF is a group of farmers in the north east agricultural region looking to support each other as they develop new farming activities that will lead to a viable future for their individual business and the north east agricultural region (NEAR).

Collectively in the NEFF region there are 311 farm business members, covering 4 shires and 1.6 million hectares.

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Years: 2008 to 2017
79 published trials
61 uploaded trial reports
36 trial sites
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To re-establish plant diversity on salt affected soils on a large farm scale trial using “seeded” clay balls.

Crop type: Perennial shrubs 1 trial Crop Type
Rothsay Road, WA
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To economically rebuild many of the characteristics of a soil that will improve the viability of the farming system in this dry land cropping enterprise.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil
Perenjori,
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To determine the canola establishment success of four different seeding bars at three different seeding depths in the Northern WA wheatbelt using farmer scale machinery.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Sowing Sowing Method
, WA
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To assess the efficacy of foliar fungicide application prior to stem extension for control of yellow spot or stagonospora nodorum in wheat in low rainfall zones.

Crop type: Wheat 2 trials Fungicide Rate Fungicide Timing
East Nabawa, WA Mullewa, WA
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To assess the efficacy of foliar fungicide application prior to stem extension for control of yellow spot or stagonospora nodorum in wheat in low rainfall zones.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fungicide Rate Fungicide Timing
Nabawa Road East, WA
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To assess the RR TT IT herbicide systems for weed control and grain production and compare grain values produced.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Type
Eradu, WA
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To assess the RR TT IT herbicide systems for weed control and grain production and compare grain values produced.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Type
Eradu, WA
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To assess the RR TT IT herbicide systems for weed control and grain production and compare grain values produced.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Type
Eradu, WA
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To assess the yield and quality attributes and subsequent gross margin returns for 7 commonly grown wheat varieties.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Eradu, WA
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Flex-N x Stubble

James Easton, Ryan Guthrie and Rowan Maddern (CSBP)

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To compare the effectiveness of Flexi-N through the boom before seeding, banded at seeding and applied at early tillering - where wheat stubble was either burnt or retained.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type
Chapman Valley, Yuna, WA
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To investigate alternative modes of action for the control of very low populations of ryegrass and wild radish when using a spot spraying technique during spring on spray fallow paddocks. The purpose of exploring alternative modes of action is to help prevent the onset of glyphosate resistance because the spray fallow technique is a high risk me… read more

Crop type: Fallow 1 trial Herbicide Rate
Northern Ag region of Western Australia, WA
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Lime x molybdenum

James Easton, Ryan Guthrie and Rowan Maddern (CSBP)

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To compare methods of applying molybdenum and assess the benefits of lime. 

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil amelioration Rate Soil amelioration Timing
Gutha, WA
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To compare an opportunistic break crop against fallow and wheat to better define the pros and cons of fallowing.

Crop type: Wheat,Canola 2 trials Crop Type
Ardingly South, WA
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To compare an opportunistic break crop against fallow and wheat to better define the pros and cons of fallowing.

Crop type: Wheat,Canola 2 trials Crop Type
Ardingly South, WA
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To see if herbicide strategies can be developed that will reduce the heavy reliance that growers in the Northern Agricultural Region now place on the key active pyrosulfatole, found in the products Velocity and Precept.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Timing
Northern Agricultural Region (NAR) of Western Australia, WA
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To understand the stages of resistance development within wild radish populations and to develop strategies from a grower’s perspective for growing weed free crops in the presence of resistant radish.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
, WA
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To understand the stages of resistance development within wild radish populations and to develop strategies from a grower’s perspective for growing weed free crops in the presence of resistant radish.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
, WA
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To understand the stages of resistance development within wild radish populations and to develop strategies from a grower’s perspective for growing weed free crops in the presence of resistant radish.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
Northern Ag region of Western Australia, WA
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To understand the stages of resistance development within wild radish populations and to develop strategies from a grower’s perspective for growing weed free crops in the presence of resistant radish.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
, WA
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To improve crop production by determining the effect of sowing time and sowing rate on crop yield and grain quality risks of new wheat varieties.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Sowing Rate Sowing Timing
Ardingly South, WA
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To improve crop production by determining the effect of sowing time and sowing rate on crop yield and grain quality risks of new wheat varieties.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Mullewa Research Annex, WA
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North East Farming Futures Mullewa Farm Improvement Group

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  • The asses whether Yield Prophet could help make a better nitrogen fertiliser decision using yield potentials and available stored moisture.
  • To evaluate the effectiveness of various Flexi-N application strategies.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Soil Preparation
, WA
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To conduct a varitey trial in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop Type
, WA
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To asses the effects of fungicides for sclerotonia management in canola.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Fungicide Type
, WA
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To assess herbicide options to control button grass during summer.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Type
Tenindewa, WA
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To conduct a barley variety trial.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Crop Type
Ardingly South, WA
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To conduct a chickpea variety trial.

Crop type: Chickpeas 1 trial Crop Type
Ardingly South, WA
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To conduct a lupin variety trial.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Crop Type
Ardingly South, WA
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To conduct a wheat variety trial.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop Type
Ardingly South, WA
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To compare an opportunistic break crop against fallow and wheat to better define the pros and cons of fallowing.

Crop type: Wheat,Canola,Fallow 3 trials Crop Type
Ardingly South, WA
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To assess the effects of nitrogen rates on roundup ready canola varieties.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Fertiliser Type
Eradu, WA
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To compare several current and new TT OP and Hybrid varieties.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Crop Type
Eradu, WA
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To assess yield of roundup ready canola varieties.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Crop Type
Carnamah, WA
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  • To use yield prophet to help determine rates of nitrogen to apply.
  • To determine the response to Flexi-N in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type
Perenjori, WA
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To provide wheat varietal comparisons.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop Type
Northern Ag region of Western Australia, WA
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To compare the profitability between the RR and TT system as well as between OP and Hybrid varieties within these two systems.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Crop Type
Yuna, WA
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To compare the profitability between the RR and TT system as well as between OP and Hybrid varieties within these two systems.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Crop Type
Yuna, WA
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To compare the profitability between the RR and TT system as well as between OP and Hybrid varieties within these two systems.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Crop Type
Yuna, WA
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To explore low risk, best bet strategies for the low rainfall cropping zone.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Soil Type Soil Preparation
South Yuna, WA
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To investigate the performance of old, new and yet to be released wheat varieites in the Yuna dis-trict on typical yellow sandplain.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop Type
Yuna, WA
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To determine if the use of a fallow cropping system was better and more profitable than a continuous wheat cropping system in the North East Agricultural Region (NEAR).

Crop type: Wheat,Fallow 4 trials Sowing Method
North East Agricultural Region (NEAR), WA
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To explore whether cropping strategies using higher inputs are more water use efficient than lower input systems and to what extent this affects profit.

Crop type: Wheat 3 trials Irrigation Rate
, WA
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To explore whether cropping strategies using higher inputs are more water use efficient than lower input systems and to what extent this affects profit.

Crop type: Wheat 3 trials Irrigation Rate
, WA
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To determine the level of wild radish control with older, more traditional herbicide mixes against some of the more robust and new herbicides.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type
, WA
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Aims:

To determine the level of wild radish control with older, more traditional herbicide mixes against some of the more robust and new herbicides.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type
, WA
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  • To assess current and novel herbicides and mixes at elevated rates to achieve fast control of summer weeds through weedseeker selective spot spraying..
  • To plant trial plots to wheat to assess carryover or plantback issue with these treatments.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
Mullewa, WA
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Aims:

  • To assess current and novel herbicides and mixes at elevated rates to achieve fast control of summer weeds through weedseeker selective spot spraying..
  • To plant trial plots to wheat to assess carryover or plantback issue with these treatments.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
Mullewa, WA
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Aims:

  • To assess current and novel herbicides and mixes at elevated rates to achieve fast control of summer weeds through weedseeker selective spot spraying..
  • To plant trial plots to wheat to assess carryover or plantback issue with these treatments.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
Mullewa, WA
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  • To assess herbicide treatments on mixed winter weeds in an early / long spray fallow.
  • To identify alternative herbicides to control weeds that have or are developing resistance to traditional herbicides used in winter weed control.
  • To identify possible alternative herbicide mixtures that could be effective in a low … read more

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Type
Tenindewa, WA
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  • To assess herbicide treatments on mixed winter weeds in an early / long spray fallow.
  • To identify alternative herbicides to control weeds that have or are developing resistance to traditional herbicides used in winter weed control.
  • To identify possible alternative herbicide mixtures that could be effective in a low … read more

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Type
Tenindewa, WA
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