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
49 published trials
35 trial sites
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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 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 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 Yellow sandplain
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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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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 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 4 trials Crop Type
Ardingly South, WA
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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 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 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 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 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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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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  • 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 investigate low risk, best bet strategies for the low rainfall cropping zone.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop Type Sowing Timing
South East Yuna, WA
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To investigate low risk, best bet strategies for the low rainfall cropping zone

Crop type: Wheat,Fallow 4 trials Crop Type Crop Rotation Soil Preparation
East Yuna, WA
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To determine if any specific treatments reduced the impact of frost.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Frost
Yuna, WA
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  • To evaluate and compare the weed control and yield of Sakura with commercial standards.
  • To demonstrate efficacy & crop safety of Sakura when sown with grower’s machinery.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
Yuna, WA
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To demonstrate the efficacy and crop safety of Velocity® and Precept® 300EC applied alone or in tank mixtures compared to currently available standards for the control of wild radish in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate
Yuna, WA
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