Southern DIRT

Southern Dirt is one of Western Australia’s leading grower groups, encompassing some of WA’s most productive land and representing some of the states’ most innovative farmers. Our region extends from Boddington to Frankland and everywhere in between from the coast to the Wheatbelt.  An area that encompasses over 2600 mixed farming enterprises.

Supported by a dedicated committee of farmers and industry specialists our aim is to create and sustain vibrant, healthy, prosperous farms and communities.

OFT information summary

Years: 2011 to 2019
65 published trials
6 uploaded trial reports
19 trial sites
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7 total results found Matching the current search filters and located within the visible map area.

6 results have a trial report available
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To enable growers to make timely and efficient nitrogen decisions in the Albany and Esperance port zones by having a rule of thumb around the cost/benefit of nitrogen fertiliser for crops on waterlogged soils.

Crop type: Wheat 3 trials Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing
Frankland, WA Muradup, WA
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To investigate the impact of stubble on frost severity and duration.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop Protection Stubble Type
Nyabing, WA
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To demonstrate differences between sprayed and unsprayed plots from December 2012 to February 2013 for RCSN Kwinana East Port Zone trial locations.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Herbicide Application
Merredin, WA
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To (i) determine possible associations between soil types and weed distribution within the Kwinana West and the Kwinana East Regional Cropping Solutions Network zones; and (ii) provide factsheets linking soil types to the top 5 weeds in each of the two zones, produced specifically for their zones and soils.

Crop type: Fallow 1 trial Soil
Kwinana, WA
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To assess the value of spading on deep yellow sandplain and additional advantages that may come from the ability of spading to incorporate lime and nutrients into the subsoil.

Crop type: Wheat 2 trials Soil Preparation Soil amelioration Rate
Dandaragan, WA
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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: Barley,Oaten hay,Wheat,Canola,Field peas,Lupins 42 trials Herbicide Sowing Row spacing Stubble Stubble Management
Broomehill, WA Gnowangerup, WA Katanning, WA Kojonup, WA Kukerin, WA Pingrup, WA Tarin Rock, WA
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To increase grower and adviser understanding of: (i) tools available for better crop management decisions; (ii) soil water relationships and plant available water capacity (PAWC); and (iii) influence of seasonal conditions and PAWC on crop yield potential.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 14 trials Variety Type
Amelup, WA East Frankland, WA Gnowangerup, WA South Frankland, WA South Stirling, WA Tenterden, WA Woogenellup, WA
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