Hart Field Site Group

Hart is South Australia’s premier agronomic field site, managed by farmers to provide independent information and skills to the industry.

Since 1982, the Hart Field-Site Group have been conducting cropping trials at Hart in the Mid-North of South Australia. These trials are focussed on being relevant to the broad-acre farming community and are conducted independently. The substantial trials site at Hart is available for inspection throughout each growing season at Hart Crop Walks and Field Days and for student/farming group tours by appointment.

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Years: 2003 to 2017
724 published trials
262 uploaded trial reports
48 trial sites
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Aims:

To report on a three year strategy to manage clethodim resistant ryegrass without oaten hay.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat,Canola,Field peas 4 trials Crop Crop Type Crop Rotation Herbicide Herbicide Type
Hart, SA
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To demonstrate best management practices that can give barley the best possible start from deeper sowing.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Crop Crop Type Sowing Sowing Method Variety Variety Type
Hart, SA
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To examine the nitrogen responses of new malt and food barley varieties and determine appropriate N management strategies for maximum yield and quality.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Crop Crop Type Fertiliser Fertiliser Timing Variety Variety Type
Hart, SA
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To examine the appropriate management combinations of sowing date, nitrogen rate and timing required to maximise yield and quality in new malt varieties and food variety Hindmarsh.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Fertiliser Type Variety Variety Type
Hart, SA
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To compare the grain yield and quality of barley varieties with grazing and annual ryegrass (ARG).

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Grazing Regime
Hart, SA
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To investigate barley varietal performance across two row spacings, 225mm (9 inch) and 350mm (14 inch). 

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Sowing Sowing Row spacing
Hart, SA
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To investigate barley varietal performances under various seeding rates and the influence of annual ryegrass.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Sowing Sowing Rate
Hart, SA
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To compare the competing demands of timeliness of sowing versus sowing to maximise establishment (deep versus dry sowing, or waiting for adequate rainfall later in the season).

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Sowing Sowing Timing Variety Type
Hart, SA
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The trial was designed to compare barley variety grain yield response to grazing in the presence of annual ryegrass.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Hart, SA
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To determine barley varietal performance across two seeding row spacings.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Hart, SA
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To determine varietal performances under various seeding rates and the ability of barley varieties to compete with annual ryegrass.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Sowing Sowing Rate
Hart, SA
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To investigate selection of the right rotation and herbicide strategy for brome grass management.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat,Canola,Lupins 4 trials Herbicide Herbicide Type
, SA
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Brome grass management. Part II: paddock monitoring across the Mid-North

Sarah Noack (Hart), Peter Hooper (Hooper Consulting), Ben Fleet, Sam Kleemann, Chris Preston and Gurjeet Gill (UoA)

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To investigate selection of the right rotation and herbicide strategy for brome grass management.

, SA
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Can soil organic carbon be increased in a continuous cropping system in the low to medium rainfall zone?

Harm van Rees and Anne Jackman (Cropfacts Pty Ltd), Sarah Noack (Hart Field Site Group) and Jeff Baldock (CSIRO)

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To determine whether soil organic carbon be increased in a continuous cropping system in the low to medium rainfall zone.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat,Canola 72 trials Fertiliser Stubble Stubble Management
Temora, NSW , SA Hart, SA Birchip, VIC
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To compare the performance of new barley varieties against the current industry standards.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Hart, SA
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To compare the performance of new barley varieties and lines against the current industry standards.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Hart, SA
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To compare the performance of new barley varieties and lines against the current industry standards.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Hart, SA
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To compare the performance of new barley varieties and lines against the current industry standards

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Type
Hart, SA
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To compare the performance of new barley varieties and lines against the current industry standards

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Type
Hart, SA
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To compare the performance of new barley varieties and lines against the current industry standards

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Type
Hart, SA
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To compare the performance of new barley varieties and lines against the current industry standards

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Type
Hart, SA
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To compare the performance of new barley varieties and lines against the current industry standards

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Type
Hart, SA
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To compare the performance of new barley varieties and lines against the current industry 

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Crop
Hart, SA
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To compare the performance of new barley varieties and lines against the current industry standards.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Hart, SA
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Comparison of cereal forage

Sarah Noack and Peter Hooper (Hart Field Site Group)

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To evaluate different commercially available forage crop varieties for dry matter production and feed quality

Hart, SA
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To evaluate fungicide efficacy against net form net blotch (NFNB) of barley and investigate application strategies for efficient control of the disease.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fungicide
Arthurton, SA
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To evaluate fungicide efficacy against net form net blotch (NFNB) of barley and investigate application strategies for efficient control of the disease.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fungicide
Port Vincent, SA
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Controlling wild oats

Sam Kellman (UoA) and Peter Boutsalis (Plant Science Consulting)

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To evaluate the effect of long term management strategies on the wild oat seedbank and measure the efficacy of various control techniques.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 2 trials Herbicide
, SA
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To assess the financial consequences of changing farming systems and inputs, specifically investigating the impact of changing break crop type and reduced fertiliser inputs on subsequent wheat yields and longer term profitability.

Hart, SA
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To investigate the effect of crop topping cereals for annual ryegrass control with nonselective herbicides.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Herbicide
Hart, SA
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To investigate the effect of crop topping cereals for annual ryegrass control with nonselective herbicides.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Herbicide
Hart, SA
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To investigate the effect of crop topping cereals for annual ryegrass control with nonselective herbicides.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Herbicide
Hart, SA
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Cropping systems

Michael Jaeschke, Matt Dare and Jack Desbiolles (UoSA)

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To compare the performance of 3 seeding systems and 2 nutrition strategies. This is a rotation trial to assess the longer term effects of seeding systems and higher fertiliser input systems.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Crop Crop Rotation
, SA
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To evaluate resistance to crown rot and yield losses from crown rot in commercial cultivars of bread wheat, durum wheat and barley.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 2 trials Variety Variety Type
Hart, SA
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To evaluate the relative weed competitiveness of barley, bread wheat, and durum against annual ryegrass grown under different management practices including seeding rate, nutrition, variety, and row spacing.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 2 trials Crop Crop Type Sowing Sowing Row spacing
Hart, SA
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To measure the impact of increasing wild oat (Avena fatua) densities on the grain yield and quality of barley.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Crop
Hart, SA
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To assess three rotations used in the Mid-North, especially those incorporating export hay or ocntinuous cereals. 

Crop type: Barley,Canary seed,Wheat,Field peas 20 trials Crop Crop Type Crop Rotation
Hart, SA
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To evaluate the performance of several different pre-emergent herbicides and their mixtures on brome infestation in barley.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Herbicide Herbicide Timing
, SA
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Group B tolerant crops

Sarah Noack and Peter Hooper (Hart Field Site Group)

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  • To compare the tolerance of the new crop varieties to a range of group B herbicides relative to conventional non-tolerant varieties.
  • To also measure the efficacy of herbicides for controlling crop volunteers with group B tolerance.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat,Lentils,Canola 4 trials Crop Crop Type Herbicide Herbicide Type
Hart, SA
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  • To compare the tolerance of new crop varieties to a range of group B herbicides relative to conventional non-tolerant varieties.
  • To also measure the efficacy of herbicides for controlling crop volunteers with group B tolerance.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat,Lentils,Canola 4 trials Crop Crop Type Herbicide Herbicide Type
Hart, SA
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  • To compare the tolerance of the new varieties to a range of group B herbicides relative to conventional non tolerant varieties.
  • To also measure the efficacy of herbicides for controlling crop volunteers with group B tolerance.

Hart, SA
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To evaluate the relative competitiveness of durum wheat compared to barley and bread wheat, against annual ryegrass grown under different management practices tailored to influence crop competition.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 2 trials Crop Crop Type
Hart, SA
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Improving water use efficiency

Chris Lawson, Victor Sadras (SARDI) and Glenn McDonald (UoA)

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To investigate the reasons for these differences in WUE by continuing with trials established at 4 sites in 2008 on different soil types and rainfall zones in selected grower paddocks.

, , SA Condowie, SA Hart, SA
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Improving water use efficiency – crop rotations

Chris Lawson, Victor Sadras (SARDI) and Glenn McDonald (University of Adelaide)

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To assess the performance of wheat following either peas, wheat or barley.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat,Kaspa peas 12 trials Crop Crop Type Crop Rotation
, , SA Condowie, SA
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To investigate the reasons for these differences in WUE by establishing four sites on different soil types and rainfall zones in selected grower paddocks.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 8 trials Crop
, , SA Condowie, SA Hart, SA
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To comment on increasing economic returns of agronomic management using precision agriculture.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 2 trials Crop
Hart, SA
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To quantify and potentially exploit the variation in nutritive value of a range of cereal grains that come on to the feed market in South Australia to increase grain trading options for grain growers.

, SA
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Is there a preferred barley variety to grow in a P deficient soil?

Sean Mason and Glenn McDonald (UoA), Bill Bovill (CSIRO), Willie Shoobridge and Rob Wheeler (SARDI)

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To investigate responses to phosphorus (P) fertiliser of common wheat and barley varieties on a P deficient soil

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 2 trials Variety Type
Condowie, SA
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To compare the performance of three seeding systems and two nitrogen strategies

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Soil Preparation
Hart, SA
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To investigate the long term effects of different approaches to sustainable farming, especially in relation to soil moisture and soil quality.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 6 trials Crop Crop Type
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